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6105.0320 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope of terms; shall.

For the purpose of these rules the word "shall" is mandatory, not permissive, and certain words or terms shall be interpreted as follows.

Subp. 2.


"Mile" means distance in miles above the confluence of the Saint Croix River with the Mississippi River.

Subp. 3.


"Motorboat" means any watercraft propelled in any respect by machinery, including watercraft temporarily equipped with detachable motors.

Subp. 4.

Slow-no wake.

"Slow-no wake" means operation of a motorboat at the slowest possible speed necessary to maintain steerage.

Subp. 5.

Slow speed.

"Slow speed" means operation of a motorboat at a leisurely speed, less than planing speed, whereby the wake or wash created by the motorboat is minimal.

Subp. 6.


"Watercraft" means any contrivance used or designed for navigation on water other than duck boat during the duck hunting season, rice boat during the harvest season, or seaplane.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 104.25

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008