Boat History 4+


Designed for iPhone

    • 1.0 • 4 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Recreational Boat History Reports

Boatfax Boat History

Summarized Boat History for recreational boats.

Enter the HIN (Hull Identification Number) of the boat. The format of the HIN will be checked. If HIN format is correct the Validation process will be enabled. If HIN passes Validation, the 'summarized' History report can be purchased.

Includes Free HIN Validation and Boat identifier.

HIN Validation will display Make/Brand, Year and Model (if available).

Globe will initially rotate to your current location.
Upon Validation, globe will show last recorded location of boat, if known.

‘Buy Report’ button will only be enabled if the HIN is successfully validated and an internet connection is available. Purchase of the 'summarized' History report is optional after HIN validation.

Please note: Not all history is available for all boats. The Boatfax History Report is a compacted ‘summarized’ version of the full report available at

Intuitive and easy to use application, featuring:
•HIN format verification
•Confirm decoded HIN information
•HIN Validation
•HIN decode to reveal Year, Make, Model (if known)
•Illegal characters automatically declined
•US and International HIN formats supported
•Includes entry help screens
•Instant History report
•Option to Email report to you
•ReRun Report for Free within 7 days
•Realtime global weather overlay

Where possible, a Boatfax Boat History Report will contain:

•Confirmation of Manufacturer information
•Ownership count.
•Whether boat is reported stolen.
•Major damage or accident information.
•Wrecked or salvaged information.
•Environment reports.
•Fire reports.
•Market valuation.
•Approximate location (if known).

Boat History reports are generated from worldwide information gathered from Registration authorities and agents, Police authorities, Manufacturers, Dealers, Brokers, Private and Commercial re-sellers. The history provided is an indication of the life use and ownership of the boat and should not be used as a substitute for an expert history report gained from a surveyor or via other appropriate means. Not all history is available for all boats. Some reports may contain little or no history. Boatfax and its related entities accept no liability in respect of the information contained within the report. Users should seek additional methods to verify the information provided.

Application requires internet connection via WiFi or WWAN. Warning message provided if device is not able to connect to internet or if only WWAN access is available. Slow or WWAN internet connection may delay display of information. If no internet access is available, ‘Buy History’ button will be disabled and HIN verification feature will not operate.

What’s New

Version 4.0

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Stability Improvements
Graphic Improvements
Minor Updates

Ratings and Reviews

1.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

HCLeh ,

Not accurate!

I put my own boat HIN in and know the facts. First it brought back a different HIN and did not show any data so I did it again. This time it brought back my HIN but also had no information. Do not waste your money on this report!

TravelerFreq ,

Avoid! No data

I purchased a boat history report and it provided NO boat history at all! Don’t be duped like me. This is no app and no service at all!

Mpp67210 ,

Waste of Money

Put in HUL number and paid the $4.99. Got no information back

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