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Personal Watercraft
Mandatory Education Requirements

New York requires that anyone operating a personal watercraft complete an approved course in boating safety or otherwise be accompanied, on board, by someone 18 years of age or
older who is the holder of an approved boating safety certificate.
Certificates are required to be carried at all times when operating the personal watercraft. See page 39 for information about
acceptable boating safety certificates.

Minimum Age for Operation

In order to operate a personal watercraft in New York the operator must be a minimum of 14 years of age. The operator must
hold an approved boating safety certificate or be accompanied
by a person over 18 years of age who is the holder of a boating
safety certificate. It is strongly recommended that small children
not be permitted to ride forward of an adult as it may lead to serious
personal injury. It is also strongly recommended that no person be
permitted to ride a personal watercraft if he or she can not hold
on to the person in front
(or hand holds) and can
not keep both feet on the
deck in order to maintain
balance during operation.

Operation

Before operating any
Personal Watercraft (PWC)
it is very important that we
learn as much as we can
about the vessel before
attempting to operate it
alone. Have someone
who knows what they're
doing take you out for a
ride and show you how
to properly operate the
vessel. Have them explain the operation of the
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