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In addition to adhering to all boating laws, personal watercraft (PWC) operators have requirements specific to their vessel.

  • You must have a Canadian-approved, properly fitting lifejacket on board for each person on the PWC or any person you are towing. It is recommended that you:
    • Always wear your lifejacket.
    • Choose brightly coloured lifejackets that are easy to see.
  • You also must have on board:
    • Proof of competency and proof of age for the PWC operator
    • Buoyant heaving line at least 15 metres long
    • Sound-signalling device (a pealess whistle is OK)
    • Watertight flashlight or three Canadian-approved type A, B, or C flares
    • Navigation lights
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