Originally Posted by 2BlackLabs
Yup. And I can tell you from my boating training during DNR-sponsored classes that if you operate a boat in Wisconsin with an engine larger than that listed on your plate, you will be ticketed. In fact, we were told as o part of those classes that years ago if you had a pair of engines (main plus kicker) that totaled together more than your max rating on the boat tag, the DNR was ticketing you. The courts put a stop to that practice. Now the main and kicker are considered separate power sources not to be added together.
Sorry guys, I could have stated that more clearly. I should have said that its the boat builder that can round up, not the end user. Good catch.