<Text of section effective Jan. 1, 2021. See, also, version of IC 9-13-2-198.5 effective until Jan. 1, 2021.>
Sec. 198.5. (a) “Watercraft” means a contrivance used or designed for navigation on water, including a vessel,
boat, motor vessel, steam vessel, sailboat, vessel operated by machinery either permanently
or temporarily affixed, scow, tugboat, or any marine equipment that is capable of
(b) The term does not include a craft that:
(1) is powered by its occupants, including a canoe, rowboat, or paddleboat; and
(2) does not contain any type of mechanical propellant, including internal combustion,
steam, or electrical inboard or outboard motor or engine.
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