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Are there any boats that are exempt from title/registration?
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Yes. Boats used exclusively on private lakes and ponds, boats used exclusively as a ship's lifeboat, non-motor powered boats less than 16 feet in length, and boats owned by the US Government are not required to be titled or registered with an FL # or decal.  However, for example: if you own a non-motor powered boat less than 16 feet in length, but eventually decide to place a motor on it, you will then have to title/register it.

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