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Massachusetts General Laws: Title Law
Effective 5/1/1990*

Chapter 90B subpart #36(A)
"Titled Motorboats", "any vessel of fourteen feet or greater in length propelled or designed to be propelled by machinery, whether or not such machinery is permanently or temporarily affixed or is the principal source of propulsion, but not a vessel which has a valid marine document issued by the Bureau of Customs of the United States government or any federal agency successor thereto."

* Retroactive covering ALL BOATS described in the regulation.

Chapter 90B subpart #36(K)
"No person shall possess or sell a titled motorboat without an original title or legally transferred title. Persons in violation of this subsection shall be fined one hundred dollars for the first offense."

Boat and Recreation Vehicle Registration and Titling Bureau  

The Boat and Recreation Vehicle Registration and Titling Bureau is responsible for registering motorboats, snowmobiles, and recreation vehicles in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We have five conveniently located registration offices to serve our customers throughout the state.


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