To operate a PWC in New York, the following restrictions apply.
- If you are under 14 years of age, you may not operate a PWC legally.
- If you are 14 years of age or older, you must:
- Have passed a boating safety course approved by the New York State OPRHP and…
- Carry your Boating Safety Certificate on board the PWC.
- No one under the age of 16 may rent a PWC.