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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
  • If the PWC is equipped with a lanyard-type engine cut-off switch, the lanyard must be attached to the person, clothing, or PFD of the operator.
  • Every person on board or being towed behind a PWC must wear a USCG–approved Type I, II, III, or V life jacket (PFD).
  • A PWC operator must always face forward.