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

Lanyard connecting the safety switch to the operator's wrist

The operator of a PWC equipped with a lanyard-type engine cut-off switch must attach the lanyard to his or her person, clothing, or life jacket when operating at more than 5 miles per hour.

Every person riding on or being towed behind a PWC must wear a USCG–approved life jacket.

The operator of a PWC must be at least 14 years of age.