“Length” is measured from end to end over the deck excluding sheer, and means a straight line measurement of the overall length from foremost part of the vessel to the outmost part of the vessel, and shall be measured parallel to the central line. Bowsprits, bumpkins, rudders, and outboard motor racks and similar fittings attachments are not to be included in the measurements. Length shall be stated in feet and inches.History: Bd. of Mar. Insp. Regs., eff 16 Oct 72, § 9.01; and Rule 4.79 eff 14 Jul 76, § 1 (part).