Requirements to Tow a Person With a Vessel
A vessel towing a person(s) on water skis, an aquaplane, or a similar device must have one of the following:
- A person, in addition to the vessel operator, on board and observing the towed person(s) or...
- Person(s) being towed are wearing a USCG–approved PFD. Ski belts and inflatable PFDs are not approved.