33 CFR 177.03 - Definitions.

§ 177.03 Definitions.

As used in this part:

(a) [Reserved]

(b)Boat means any vessel -

(1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use;

(2) Leased, rented, or chartered to another for the latter's noncommercial use; or

(3) Operated as an uninspected passenger vessel subject to the requirements of 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter C.

(c)Coast Guard Boarding Officer means a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the Coast Guard having authority to board any vessel under the Act of August 4, 1949, 63 Stat. 502, as amended ( 14 U.S.C. 89).

(d)Operator means the person who is in control or in charge of a boat while it is in use.

(e)Use means operate, navigate, or employ.

(f)Vessel includes every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water.

[CGD 72-71R, 37 FR 13347, July 7, 1972, as amended by CDG 84-099, 52 FR 47534, Dec. 14, 1987; USCG-1999-5040, 67 FR 34760, May 15, 2002]

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