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PWC jumping wake of a boat; prohibited sign on the image

PWC may be operated during daylight hours only unless equipped with the appropriate lighting.

It is illegal to operate a PWC while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

A PWC must be operated in a responsible manner. It is illegal to endanger human life, safety, or property. You may not:

  • Weave through congested traffic.
  • Follow a vessel that is towing other individuals.
  • Jump the wake of another vessel.
  • Cut between a vessel and an individual being towed.
  • Cross paths with another vessel when vision is obstructed.
  • Steer toward an object or person in the water and turn sharply at close range.
  • Operate while facing backward.
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