We used high quality vinyl graphics on our boat. The graphic designer was able to the artwork and show us on his computer with a model what
Our finished product would look like. We changed it and tweaked it until we got what we wanted in the price range we wanted.
You should be able to do the same; we worked with somebody out of St. Claire Shores.
A lot of people nowadays; especially the boats with the swim platforms, are opting to place the name on either side of the hull near the stern, the size is as big as you're freeboard allows.
Than a smaller one is placed somewhere on the transom along with the homeport.