The Boater's Guide of New Hampshire: A Handbook of Boating Laws and Responsibilities
The Official Boating Handbook of the New Hampshire Marine Patrol - Web Version
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|Requirement||Vessel Towing Skiers||Vessel Towing Tubers|
|Must wear a Type I, II, or III life jacket||Yes||Yes|
|Maximum number of persons that can be towed at the same time||No more than two, without a permit||Up to six|
|Number of observers needed in addition to the operator. (Observers must be a minimum of 13 years old and physically able to observe and assist the person (s) being towed.)||One||Towing less than three: one observer needed.
Towing three or more: two observers needed.
|Hours of Operation||Sunrise to Sunset||Sunrise to Sunset|
|Operator of the vessel and person (s) being towed responsible for following all navigation and boating laws and rules.||Yes||Yes|
|For the purposes of towing a tuber, “inflatable tube” means an inflatable device manufactured and designed for the specific purpose of towing persons behind a motorboat. Such device shall be manufactured with a point of attachment for a tow line, in addition to any safety handles, ropes, or lines for each person being towed.|