Boat and Jet Ski Regulations

Boat Regulations:

  1. All children under ten (10) years old must wear a life jacket (Personal Flotation Device – PFD).
  2. Boats with enclosed fuel or engine compartments must carry a fire extinguisher.
  3. Boats must carry a “wearable” personal floatation device for each occupant.
  4. Water-skiers, boarders, tubers and jet skiers must wear a lifejacket.

Jet Ski Regulations:

o  Jet skis must operate at closed throttle (no wake speed) when within 150 feet of a dock, shoreline, swimmer, raft, or a non-motorized or anchored water craft or through emergent or floating vegetation.

o  No jet ski operation is allowed between 1 hour before sunset and 9:30 a.m.

o  No one under 13 years old may operate a jet ski and those under 18 must have a permit or be accompanied by an adult.

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