2012 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT(Chapters 1 through 182)
TITLE XIV PUBLIC WAYS AND WORKS
CHAPTER 90B MOTORBOATS, OTHER VESSELS AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
Section 5A Life saving devices


MA Gen L ch 90B § 5A What's This?

Section 5A. Every vessel not subject to the provisions of section five shall carry one Coast Guard approved personal floatation device of Type I, II or III for each person on board, in good and serviceable condition in a readily accessible location. This section shall not apply to vessels used in competitive rowing, sculling or supervised intercollegiate sailing programs, rafts, surfboards, sail fish, so called, or any similar type of vessel.

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