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wakeboarder

Vessel operators towing a person(s) on water skis, aquaplanes, surfboards, inner tubes, or any similar devices and the persons being towed must do so safely and responsibly.

  • A boat may tow a person(s) on water skis, a surfboard, or other device between sunrise and one-half hour after sunset only. If the towing vessel is a PWC, it may tow between sunrise and sunset only.
  • It is illegal to operate any vessel in a careless, reckless, or negligent manner. Specifically, it is illegal to operate a vessel:
    • At greater than 5 miles per hour (mph) within 100 feet of another vessel that is underway at 5 mph or less
    • At greater than 5 mph within 50 feet of another vessel that is underway at greater than 5 mph
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