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Louisiana law designates the following dangerous operating practices as illegal.

PWC riding too close to a boat

“No Wake” Zones: “No wake” zones have been established on all Louisiana waterways within 300 feet of:

  • A boat ramp that is open to the general public
  • A dock adjacent to a boat ramp that is open to the general public. Vessels must be operated at “bare steerage speed” and produce no wake