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58 Pa. Code § 99a.2. Information required.

§ 99a.2. Information required.

 The capacity plate must contain the following information:

   (1)  For boats designed for or represented by the manufacturer as being suitable for use with outboard motors, all of the following:

     (i)   The total weight of persons, motor, gear and other articles placed aboard which the boat is capable of carrying safely under normal conditions.

     (ii)   The recommended number of persons consistent with the weight capacity of the boat and the presumed weight in pounds of those persons. The presumed weight per person may not be less than 150 pounds.

     (iii)   The maximum horsepower of the motor that the boat is designed or intended to accommodate.

   (2)  For other boats to which the requirement applies, all of the following:

     (i)   The total weight of persons, gear and other articles placed aboard which the boat is capable of carrying safely under normal conditions.

     (ii)   The recommended number of persons consistent with the weight capacity of the boat and the presumed weight in pounds of those persons. The presumed weight per person may not be less than 150 pounds.



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