On my little 17 footer it's just 17 feet. The didn't
count the outboard. The outboard is "removeable".
What is it now? I don't know, they change how they do
things almost yearly.
When Bill got his Bayliner he got it our of state and
he had to deal with the State Patrol and have them
look at it.
It use to be what ever the builder called it, for size
was on the title.
Thats why I said check with the State and see what
--- "Jon & Wanda(Tink)" <windyjon@...
> Kristine in Wa. do you include outboards and rudders
> in the length?
> The Coast Guard calls the Wheel on a Sternwheeler a
> outboard and
> monkey rudders are just rudders.
> --- In email@example.com, Kristine Bennett
> <femmpaws@...> wrote:
> > Ron the best thing to do is ask the state where
> > live and or register it. Some states want bow to
> > transom and others want over all lenght.
> > I know for a long time here in Washington it was
> > to transom, about 15 or so years ago they went
> > all lenght.
> > That's why a friends 23'9" Bayliner went to 26'6"
> > he added the swimstep and bow roller. And his
> > went up too. The boat was in the 25 and over class
> > then.
> > Who knows how they come up with the tax rates
> > Blessings Krissie
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