Life Ring Lettering

Provide us with the diameter of your life ring and what text you would like to appear in each of the four quadrants. We will pre-arc the text to fit within the allowed space, taking in consideration the 2″ Solas tape, and we supply 2″ Black lettering, per your Coast Guard Coatings and Color Manual and per Commandant approved requirements. We will provide custom lettering that does not meet Commandant requirements, if we are requested to, but prefer to stick to your printed Manual when possible. Each quadrant of lettering comes in one piece and ready to apply. Just peel the clear backing and place on the ring, smooth out making sure the adhesive had stuck to the surface and then remove the top masking.

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QUICK GUIDE: Normal Sizes 20″, 24″, 30″ rings

5-digit number over U.S. COAST GUARD = $25.50/set

6-digit number over U.S. COAST GUARD = $27.00/set

We do not count the periods in “U.S. COAST GUARD” when ordering complete sets of lettering, but all other punctuation counts as a separate character. Standard pre-arced and ready to install sets are $1.50/character.

“U.S. COAST GUARD” alone costs $24.00/set and hull numbers alone are priced higher at $2.00/character.

Specify the diameter when ordering. 2″ black lettering is the standard size and color for life rings.

CG Manual specifies arced 2″ life ring lettering

(3″ lettering is $1.95 per character but is only used for special non-inspection applications.)