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Reckless Operation


  • Weaving through congested traffic.
  • Jumping the wake of a vessel unreasonably close or when visibility is obstructed.
  • Waiting until the last possible moment to swerve to avoid a collision.
  • Operating a PWC with more persons on board than it was designed to carry.
  • Over 55 mph closer than one mile from shore.
  • On the Great Lakes, you must be at least 200 feet from shore, unless traveling perpendicular to the shoreline at no-wake speed.
  • PWC must stay at least 100 feet away from docks, rafts, swimming areas, persons in the water, moored, anchored, or drifting vessels, unless at slow, no-wake speed.