Do's and Don'ts When Riding Jet Skis

Do's and Don'ts When Riding Jet Skis

When riding jet skis, it's important to follow certain guidelines to ensure your safety and the safety of others around you. Here are some do's and don'ts when riding jet skis:

1. Wear a personal flotation device (PFD) or life jacket at all times while operating a jet ski.
2. Familiarize yourself with the local rules and regulations for operating jet skis, including any age restrictions or speed limits.
3. Complete a boater safety course to learn the proper techniques and safety guidelines for operating a jet ski.
4. Maintain a safe distance from swimmers, other boats, and any restricted areas.
5. Operate the jet ski at a safe and reasonable speed, especially in crowded or congested areas.

1. Don't operate a jet ski under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any impairing substances.
2. Don't allow passengers or riders who are not capable of handling the jet ski safely or who don't meet the age requirements.
3. Don't perform dangerous stunts or maneuvers that can put yourself or others at risk.
4. Don't ride too close to other boats, docks, or shorelines, as it can create hazardous situations.
5. Don't ride in swimming areas or areas designated for other water activities unless permitted.

Remember, responsible jet ski operation is essential for your safety and the enjoyment of everyone on the water. Always adhere to local laws, be mindful of others, and use common sense while operating a jet ski.


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