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Three people on PWC

In addition to adhering to all boating laws, PWC operators have requirements specific to their vessels.

  • Everyone on board a PWC while underway must wear a USCG–approved wearable PFD.
  • An operator of a PWC equipped with lanyard-type engine cut-off switch must attach the lanyard to his or her person, clothing, or PFD.
  • PWC are exempt from displaying the skier-down flag.
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