(1) Every certificate of number and number awarded pursuant to the State Boat Act shall continue in full force and effect for a period of three years unless sooner terminated or discontinued. The numbering periods shall commence January 1 of each year and expire on December 31 of every three-year numbering period thereafter.
(2) Certificates of number and the number awarded may be renewed by the owner by presenting the previously issued certificate of number to the county treasurer or an agent authorized to issue renewals. An owner whose registration has expired shall have until March 1 following the year of expiration to renew such registration.
(3) The fee for renewal shall be the same as for original registration as provided in section 37-1214.