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People swimming in the area designated for swimming; buoy says Swim Area.

Maine law states that these dangerous operating practices are illegal.

Reckless Operation of a watercraft, water ski, surfboard, or similar device is operating in a manner that recklessly creates a substantial risk of serious bodily injury to another person. For example, weaving your watercraft through congested waterway traffic is illegal, reckless operation.

Operating to Endanger is operating a watercraft, water ski, surfboard, or similar device in a manner that endangers any person or property.

Imprudent Operation of a Watercraft is engaging in prolonged circling, informal racing, wake jumping, or other types of continued and repeated activities that harass another person while operating on Maine waters.

Operating Within a Bathing Area is operating a motorboat in an area that is marked or buoyed for bathing (swimming).

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