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Q: Can I get a definition and a map of inland waters of the state of Louisiana?

My charter boat insurance policy limits state: Navigation Limits Inland waters of AL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC & TX.

And I frequently fish the coast and need to know if my policy covers me while fishing the coast or nearshore oil platforms.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Apr 27, 2023

46 CFR section 10.107 provides: Inland waters means the navigable waters of the United States shoreward of the Boundary Lines as described in part 7 of this chapter, excluding the Great Lakes, and, for towing vessels, excluding the Western Rivers.

Part 7 provides the following definition...
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