Serial Number Decoder for Boats Built 1994 - 2015

Serial Number Breakdown

  • Digits 1-3: VUA - USCG Manufacturer's code (Discontinued 2013)

  • Digit 4: Hull Size

  • Digit 5: Model Code

  • Digits 6-8: Hull Number

  • Digit 9: Month Code

  • Digit 10: Last digit of year of production

  • Digits 11-12: Last 2 digits of year of production

Digit 4: Hull Size

Eights
  • A: DXL 8+

  • B: DL 8+

  • C: DM 8+

  • D: DS 8+

  • J: EXL 8+

  • K: EL 8+

  • L: EM 8+

  • M: ES 8+

  • X: Adv 8+ Euro

  • W: Adv 8+ Wing

 

Fours/Quads
  • E: DL 4+

  • F: DM 4+

  • I: DS 4+

  • G: 4-/X 175-210 lbs

  • H: 4-/X 135-175 lbs

  • T: EL 4+

  • U: EM 4+

  • V: ES 4+

  • Y: Adv 4+ Euro

 

Pairs/Doubles
  • J: 2-/X 175-210 lbs

  • K: 2-/X 135-175 lbs

  • S: M29

  • Q: M31

  • R: M33

 

Singles
  • L: 1X Pre 1999

  • M: 1X R pre 1999

  • N: MatriX 24

  • O: MAtriX 26

  • P: MatriX 27

  • Z: M27XL

Digit 5

Model Code
  • A: Ultralite Euro style side mount

  • B: Racer Euro style side mount

  • C: Challenger Euro style side mount

  • D: Performer Euro style side mount

  • E: Matrix wing

  • F: M2 Euro style side mount

  • G: V1 Euro style side mount

  • H: Ultralite wing

  • I: Performer wing

  • J: M2 wing

  • K: V1 wing

Digit 9

Month Code
  • A: January

  • B: February

  • C: March

  • D: April

  • E: May

  • F: June

  • G: July

  • H: August

  • I: September

  • J: October

  • K: November

  • L: December