Title 51, Chapter 1, Section 21
(a) As used in this Code section, the term:
(1) "Owner" means a person other than a secured party who has
title to personal property or who has the use and possession of
personal property subject to a security interest.
(2) "Watercraft" means any boat, vessel, or craft, other than a
seaplane, used as a means of transportation on water.
(b) The owner of a watercraft shall be liable for any tort caused by
the operation of the watercraft, in the same manner and to the same
degree as the owner of an automobile is liable for torts caused by