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Georgia law designates the following dangerous operating practices as illegal.

PWC riding too close to a boat

Failure to Regulate Speed is operating a boat or PWC at speeds that may cause danger, injury, damage, or unnecessary inconvenience either directly or by the effect of the boat’s wake. It is illegal to:

  • Fail to regulate your speed near swimming areas, docks, moored boats, and boats engaged in fishing.
  • Operate a boat or PWC faster than is reasonable and prudent under the conditions (weather or boat traffic).