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It is illegal for vessel operators to tow person(s) on water skis, a surfboard, or any similar device between sunset and sunrise.

Vessels towing water-skiers or participating in a similar activity must operate in a careful and prudent manner.

  • A reasonable distance from other vessels, people, and property must be maintained so as not to endanger life or property.
  • Buzzing or spraying another vessel or swimmer is illegal.
Wakeboarder being towed by a boat