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Wakeboarder towed behind a boat

Boat and PWC operators towing a person(s) on water skis, a surfboard, or a similar device must do so safely and responsibly.

  • It is illegal to tow persons on water skis, surfboards, or any device of this type between:
    • One hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise if towed behind a boat
    • One hour before sunset and 8:00 a.m. if towed behind a PWC
  • Persons being towed must stay at least 100 feet away from:
    • A shoreline (if operating in water less than three feet deep)
    • Any moored or anchored vessel
    • A dock or raft
    • Any marked swimming area or person(s) in the water
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