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Wakeboarder towed behind a boat

Vessel operators towing a person(s) on water skis, surfboards, or any similar devices must do so safely and responsibly.

  • It is legal for a vessel to tow a person(s) on water skis from sunrise to sunset.
  • The person operating the towing vessel must not operate the vessel in a manner that would cause the object being towed to collide with any other object or person.
  • The persons riding on the object being towed:
    • Must not manipulate the object so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of another person.
    • Must not be legally intoxicated due to alcohol or any combination of alcohol, controlled substances, or drugs.
  • It is illegal to tow a person on water skis, a surfboard, or similar devices in any controlled speed zone areas.
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