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PWC towing wakeboarder
If towing a skier with a PWC, a person, in addition to the vessel operator, must be on board to observe the towed skier continuously. The vessel also must be equipped with a wide-angled mirror.

It is illegal for a vessel to tow a person(s) on water skis, a surfboard, or any other device unless:

  • A person, in addition to the vessel operator, is on board observing the towed person(s) continuously or…
  • The vessel has a wide-angled mirror.

It is illegal for vessels to tow persons on water skis, a surfboard, or any other device between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise.

Operators of vessels towing person(s) must maintain a reasonable distance from other vessels, people, and property so as not to endanger the life or property of any person.

It is illegal to operate a vessel towing a person(s) or water skis or other device in a way that causes the device or the person being towed to collide with or strike against any other person or object.