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PWCs must be operated in a reasonable and prudent manner at all times. It is illegal to operate in a reckless manner.

PWC riding too close to a boat

Examples of illegal operation are:

  • Operating a PWC at greater than “slow, no wake speed” or idle speed within 150 feet of:
    • Any boat ramp
    • A dock or pier
    • An anchored or moored vessel
  • Operating a PWC within 50 feet of a moving vessel
  • Weaving your PWC through congested traffic
  • Intentionally waiting until the last moment to swerve and avoid a collision (“playing chicken”)
  • It is illegal to chase, harass, or disturb wildlife with your PWC.