TITLE XXII
NAVIGATION; HARBORS; COAST SURVEY

CHAPTER 270
SUPERVISION OF NAVIGATION; REGISTRATION OF BOATS AND MOTORS; COMMON CARRIERS BY WATER

Ski Craft

Section 270:73

    270:73 Definitions. –
In this subdivision:
I. "Bureau" means the department of safety, bureau of hearings, established pursuant to RSA 21-P:13.
II. "Department" means the department of safety.
III. "Operator" means a person who operates or who has charge of the navigation or use of a ski craft.
IV. "Private boat" means a boat as defined in RSA 270:2, V, including a ski craft.
V. " Ski craft " means any motorized watercraft or private boat which is less than 13 feet in length as manufactured, is capable of exceeding a speed of 20 miles per hour, and has the capacity to carry not more than the operator and one other person while in operation. The term includes a jet ski, surf ski, fun ski, or other similar device. "Ski craft" does not include any watercraft or boat with twin hulls and which is greater than 11 feet long, greater than 5 feet wide, and powered by an outboard motor.
VI. "Watercraft" means a motorized ski craft, capable of being used as a means of transportation on or in the water, except a seaplane.

Source. 1988, 283:1. 2007, 161:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2008.