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BOAT PROPULSION TYPE

Data Element: BOAT PROPULSION TYPE
Definition: A coded representation of how the boat is propelled.
Standard of Verification: Not Applicable
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2AN
Originating Teams: Law Enforcement
User Teams: Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: Type of Propulsion Code
Inboard* (includes inboard/outboard,
stern drive, and inboard/outdrives) IN
Manual (oars, paddles, etc.) MP
Outboard** OB
Sail only SA
Sail w/auxiliary inboard power SI
Sail w/auxiliary outboard power SO
Comments: *Any boat with mechanical propulsion (engine or motor) mounted inside the boat as a permanent installation.
**Any boat with mechanical propulsion (engine or motor) NOT located within the hull as a permanent installation. Generally the engine or motor is mounted on the transom at the rear of the boat and is considered portable.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 9/95