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Success! FGBK0618J900 is of the standard HIN type called Current-Format HIN. If you are buying this boat/craft then you should get the Boat-Alert History for 19.99$ from this certified boat history report provider.

FGB = Chaparral Boats Inc (In Business)
K0618 = Boat Serial Number
J9 = Manufactured October 9
00 = Model year 2000

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The HIN or CIN you have entered meets the Current-Format HIN format. It might also be a type that contains the country code and thus the boat comes from USA or Other . The serial number of the HIN is K0618 and is set by the boat builder. This boat or vessel has a Certification Date of (9) and a Model Year of 2000 with month of build (October) based on the formatting of your hull_identification_number (HIN) .

The manufacturer identification code (MIC) of your craft identification number (CIN or HIN) is FGB. This MIC (FGB) stands for the company name Chaparral Boats Inc which is currently In Business. This boat manufacturer has other company names (FGB sometimes goes by these name(s) Robalo Boats Llc(see Rob), , , or ). This could happen if the US Coast Guard reissued the MIC to a new company after one went out of business.

This company (Chaparral Boats Inc) is owned by David Nix and is located at P O Drawer 928 in Nashville state of Ga. It manufactured this vessel and placed your HIN or CIN on the hull. The Parent Company for this boat maker is MARINE PRODUCTS CORP () Chaparral Boats Inc has started making boats, yachts or other watercraft as of 10/10/1989.

The Model Name is 27 SIGNATURE for this Chaparral Boats Inc (FGBK0618J900).
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The US Coast guard provides this comment about this watercraft manufacturer: Original Owner Of Chaparral Started New Co (rgf) No Longer Go By Fiberglass Fabric Inc-891010. 07/03/2001 Marine Products Purchase Robalo From Brunswick Corp. See Cro. 07/11/01-mfg Pkg Mailed-drgipe. 06/20/2002 Robalo Boats Being Built At Chapparal's Valdosta Ga Plant Using Fgb Mic. Starting 102604 Robalo Using (rob)mic. 050107, Hmh, Changed Poc To Above From Buck Pegg; Deleted Physical 300 Industrial Park Blvd; Changed Type 1 To Above From 11; Added Type 2..

CompanyChaparral Boats Inc
CompanyStatusIn Business
CompanyAddressNashville Ga P O Drawer 928

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We searched for the Official Documentation Number and found 1102275 (click to see more)
We searched the Official Transport Canada database and FGBK0618J900 did not have a match.

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There are 3 boat Recalls for your Chaparral Boats Inc vessel:

Chaparral Boats Inc Boat Recalls for your HIN and MIC: 3.

1-chaparral Boats Inc Has Recalled Fgb.... (hin Or Cin) Due To Electrical Unfused Wire And In Co Monitoring System And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 708 Boats From The 1999 2135ss 2334ss 2835ss 205l3 240 Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 5/18/1999 And Was Closed On 9/9/2004 With The Following Comment: Hot Wire Of Co Monitoring System Is Fused At The Helm Rather Than At The Power Source. Results In 13 To 21 Feet Of Unprotected 16 Awg Wire From Battery Switch To Fuse. 8/30/99 Update Report 708 Units. 229 First Purchasers Notified. 115 Dealers Notified. 27 Corrected. 11/30/99 Update Report #2 Recvd 229 First Purchaser Notified. 139 Dealers. 74 Units Corrected. 09/09/04 Letter From Chaparral. Camapign Complete

2-chaparral Boats Inc Has Recalled (hin Or Cin) Due To Fuel Fill Fitting Cracks And And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 2869 Boats From The 2006-07 Various Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 9/12/2006 And Was Closed On 9/16/2008 With The Following Comment: Gem Products Fuel Fill Fitting May Crack Allowing Fuel To Enter Bilge Area. Models Affected Include 256ssx, 236ssi, 215ssi, 210ssi, 232 Sunesta, 236 Sunesta, 234 Sunesta, 236ssx, 290 Signature, 275ssi, 276ssi, 276ssx, 330 Signature, 280 Signature, 240 Signature, 204ssi, 190ssi, 280ssi, 285ssi, 350 Signature, 252 Sunesta, 255ssi, 274 Sunesta, 260ssi, 265ssi, 235ssi, 254 Sunesta, 310 Signature, 256ssi, 216 Sunesta, 214 Sunesta, 276 Signature, 270 Signature, 246ssi, 220ssi, 256ssx. 102506 Dnr Rcvd. 121906 Cur 1 - 524 Corrected; 6 W/o Problem. Cur 2 - 932 Corrected; 13 W/o Problem. 061307 Cur 3 - 1198 Corrected; 20 W/o Problem. Cur 5 Recvd - 1535 Corrected; 172 W/o Problem. Cur 6 Recvd - 1662 Corrected 173 W/o Problem. Cur 7 Recvd - 1682 Corrected. Cur 8 Recvd - 1751 Corrected.

3-chaparral Boats Inc Has Recalled (hin Or Cin) Due To Fuel Fill Fitting Cracks And Fuel Fill Fitting Cracks And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 438 Boats From The 1995 1935ss, 2135ss, 2335ss Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 9/13/1995 And Was Closed On 9/9/1997 With The Following Comment: Models 1935 Ss, 2135 Ss & 2335 Ss Mfg From 5/2/94 To 8/95. 247 Units Sold To Consumers. Balance At Dealers Or In Inventory. Mfg Will Notify The 247 First Purchasers And Correct The Baots At Dealers And In Inventory. Cur#1 Recvd 420 Units, 274 1st Purchasers Notified 145 At Dealers 16 Units Repaired. 11/22/96 Cur#3 420 Units. 275 First Purchasers Notified. 145 Dealers Notified. 130 Units Corrected. 7 Units Did Not Have Problem. 9/9/97. Cur #7 Recvd. Manufacturer Sent Second Mailing To All Dealers And Customers. 152 Units Correct.

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