Requirements for Towing
Vessel operators towing a person(s) on water skis, aquaplanes, surfboards, inner tubes, or any similar devices must obey these laws also.
- All persons being towed behind a vessel on water skis or any other device must wear a USCG–approved PFD.
- Vessels towing person(s) must display an orange skier-down flag whenever the towed person(s) is in the water preparing to be towed or waiting to be picked up by the towing vessel. The flag must be visible in all directions.