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Improper Speed is not maintaining a proper speed while operating a vessel. Specifically, it is illegal to operate a vessel:

  • At an excessive speed in the vicinity of other vessels or in dangerous waters
  • At greater than “minimum wake speed” in any posted minimum wake zone
  • At greater than the posted speed limit on any body of water
PWC riding too close to another vessel