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Adult and child on a PWC

There are age restrictions on operators of personal watercraft.

  • It is illegal to operate a PWC under the age of 16, unless the 12-15-year-old has a Boater Education Card and is accompanied on board by a person of age 18 or older who holds a Boater Education Card.
  • Persons under age 18 may not rent a PWC.