Age and Operation Requirements Specific to PWCs
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.