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Utah PWC Education Certificate

To operate a PWC, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be 16 or 17 years of age and possess a Utah PWC Education Certificate.
  • Be between 12 and 15 years of age, possess a Utah PWC Education Certificate and be under direct supervision of an adult.
  • Be on board with someone 18 years or older if you are under 18 years and do not possess a Utah PWC Education Certificate.
  • Wear a properly fitted PFD (life jacket). So must your passenger.
  • Stay at least 150 feet away from any PWC, boat, person, or launch area when operating a PWC above idle speed.
  • Not operate between sunset and sunrise.