Originally Posted by SPR
you can't do it in the UK either afaik ! you can change registered keeper but not boat type.
great advice PD! so the OP press the red button and the RNLI start looking for a Shetland instead of RIB ... not the smartest of ideas....
but at least they're looking in the right place for a small boat in distress, which is better than nothing. I'll tell you what, seeing as the VHF has got the wrong mmsi in it, leave it on shore. OR get the cavalry there, get rescued, sort out the bureaucracy later, how smart is that