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Boat Numbers

Letters and Numbers

Bernard Engraving has lettering available in both outdoor grade vinyl and in rigid plastic. Characters as small as 1" tall to 12" tall are available for immediate shipment.

Identification Plate Examples.  Over 150 stocked plates.

Identification Plates

Identi-Plates are the industry standard for switch identification. Bernard stocks over 150 of the most popular switch labels in the 1/2" x 1-1/2" standard plate size. Each come with two brad/screw holes (not included) for your installation. Custom plates are easily made in one or two lines of text.

Bernard Informational Plaques

Informational Plaques and Labels.

The U.S.C.G requires various informational plaques on different size boats. Bernard Engraving has the necessary, up to date plaques for your boat. Most of the plaques are available in a vinyl label option. Identification labels

Bernard Fun Plaques

Fun Plaques

Want something fun? Those plaques that you always laughed at on your friend’s boat are manufactured by Bernard! Check them out. Great for the gameroom, the boat, or an office, they’re nearly irresistible, for yourself or as gifts.

Color Sea-Snap  Sold as single.


Hang even wet towels securely on rails or lines with Sea Snap nautically inspired clothespins from Bernard Engraving. Fits railings 3/” to 1-3/4”. Sea Snap is 2 -1/2” wide at rest and 6-1/4” long, with a 1-1/2” jaw opening, These plastic pins have big teeth—all the better to hold things with!.

Bernard Registration Number Plates

Registration Plates

Five registration number plates are available in either hard plastic or pressure-sensitive vinyl-mylar. Bernard 3" pressure-sensitive letters and numbers can be applied to either style plate before the plates are secured to the hull. Hard plastic plates are attached to hulls with screws to wood hulls and can easily be removed at refinishing time. The hard plastic plates are also excellent for use on inflatable boats by tying them to hand lines. Pressure-sensitive label plates are for fiberglass or metal hulls.

Bernard Log Books

Log Books

Bernard’s Sailboat Managers and Powerboat Managers provide all the information you will ever need about emergency situations, boating references, or maintenance. They are the most comprehensive manuals available on the market today because yo complete them. For both beginners and experienced boaters, they are a must! Perfect for The Charter Fleet.

Identification Plate Examples.  Over 150 stocked plates.

Winch Handles

Non-corrosive Bernard Winch Handles are the perfect low cost alternative for any sailboat large enough to need winches. This handle is strong enough for most sailing conditions, but is not intended to replace bronze handles needed when the going gets rough. Made of reinforced engineering-grade resins and aluminum, the handle is non-magnetic and will not rust.

Bernard Cover Plates

Cover Plates

Ideal for all types of retrofit and/or cosmetic applications. Bernard Cover Plates conceal holes on deck, instrument panels, etc. – quickly and easily. Molded of high impact white or black ABS plastic, Bernard Cover Plates are available to cover 3-1/2″ or 5″ openings.

Bernard Registration Number Plates

Custom Work

Bernard can supply custom engraved plaques in to your specifications. All you need to do is supply us with a layout hand-drawn or CAD and we will do the rest. A few of the more popular layouts are shown below. Please note: With custom engraving, the look will be slightly different than our standard plates. The engraver will use their discretion on sizing and spacing. Please allow 7 to 10 days for custom plates

Contact Us

Offices are open Monday thru Thursday
Phone: 203-331-1506 or 1-800-654-2094
Fax: 203-331-1507

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Bernard Engraving Co
P.O. Box 320034 Fairfield, CT 06825