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Violating Speed and Proximity is not maintaining a proper speed or distance while operating a vessel. Specifically, it is illegal to operate a vessel:

  • At greater than a slow, wakeless (idle) speed in any posted no wake zone.
  • At greater than a slow, wakeless (idle) speed within 150 feet of:
    • Another vessel.
    • A person in or floating on the water.
    • A water-skier being towed by another vessel.
    • A person fishing from the shore.
    • A launching ramp or dock.
    • A designated swimming area.