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People Swimming in the Swim Area

Utah law states that these dangerous operating practices are illegal.

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
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