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A PWC must be operated in a responsible manner.

Maneuvers that endanger people or property are prohibited, including:

  • Jumping a wake with a PWC within 100 feet of another vessel.
  • Operating within 100 feet of a vessel that is towing a person on water skis, inner tube, wakeboard, or similar device, or operating within 100 feet of the tow rope or person being towed
  • Weaving your PWC through congested waterway traffic
  • Steering toward another object or person in the water and swerving at the last possible moment in order to avoid collision
  • Cut between a vessel and the person(s) being towed by that vessel.
  • Chasing, harassing, or disturbing wildlife with your PWC

A PWC may not be operated between sunset and sunrise.