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People Swimming in the Swim Area

Missouri law designates these dangerous operating practices as illegal.

Reckless Operation of a vessel or the reckless manipulation of water skis, a wakeboard, or similar device is the failure to exercise the care necessary to prevent the endangerment of life, limb, or property of any person. Examples of illegal, reckless operation are:

  • Boating in restricted areas without regard for other boaters or persons, posted speeds and wake restrictions, diver-down flags, etc.
  • Boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Chasing, harassing, or disturbing wildlife with your vessel
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