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Reckless or Negligent Operation of a vessel or the reckless manipulation of water skis, a surfboard, or similar device is operating in a manner that causes danger to the life, limb, or property of any person.

Top Three Violations by Iowa Boaters

  • Various registration violations
  • Inadequate life jackets
  • Improper speed or distance