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PWC too close to another vessel

A PWC must be operated in a responsible manner. Maneuvers that endanger people or property are prohibited, including:

  • Operating a speed such that the PWC cannot be stopped safely
  • Weaving through congested vessel traffic
  • Jumping the wake produced by another vessel at a distance within 100 feet of that vessel

A PWC may not be operated:

  • Between sunset and sunrise
  • During periods of restricted visibility
  • In the Point Pleasant or Cape May canals
  • In a way that causes the PWC to become airborne within 100 feet of another vessel