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PWCs must operate at “no wake speed” when within 200 feet of docks, boat ramps, swimmers, bridge structures, moored or anchored vessels, sewage pump-out facilities, or nonmotorized vessels.

There are age and boater education requirements for operators of personal watercraft.

PWC jumping wake of a boat

PWCs must be operated in a responsible manner. For example, it is illegal to:

  • Jump the wake of another vessel at an unsafe distance from the vessel creating the wake.
  • Weave through congested waterway traffic.