aware that there are elements of risk in boating, skiing, and riding
that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Know
your ability level and stay within it. To increase your
enjoyment of the sport follow the “Watersports Responsibility
is your responsibility to:
yourself with all applicable laws, the risks inherent in the
sport, and the proper use of equipment.
the waterways where you will be skiing or riding. Do not ski
or ride in shallow water, near shore, docks, pilings, swimmers, or
have a person other than the boat driver as an observer and agree
on hand signals before starting.
wear a U.S. Coast Guard type III (PFD) vest.
your owner’s manual and inspect your equipment prior to use.
or ride within your limits. Always ski or ride in control
and at speeds appropriate for your ability.
turn ignition off when anyone is near watercraft power drive unit.
CO poisoning! Never drag within 20 feet behind a moving
operate watercraft, ski or ride under the influence of alcohol or