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Wakeboarder towed behind a boat

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.

  • Vessels may not tow a person(s) on water skis or any other devices from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise.
  • Everyone engaged in water-skiing—the operator, the observer, and the towed person(s)—must conduct themselves in a safe manner. It is illegal to:
    • Cause the towed device or person to collide with any object or person.
    • Water-ski or manipulate any other towed device while under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, any other drug, or a combination.

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