March 2007

Safety First!

What’s Your Score?


  1. Watercraft underway between sunset and sunrise and during other periods of reduced visibility (heavy rain, fog, sand storms, etc.).
  2. Whenever death or personal injury occurs or property damage over $500 occurs as the result of a boating-related accident.
  3. One B-I.
  4. Twelve.
  5. Three: One skier, one operator, and one observer.
  6. A controlled or restricted area such as a “no-ski” area.
  7. One U.S. Coast Guard approved type I, II, or III wearable PFD for each person on board.
  8. Counterclockwise.
  9. Twelve and under.
  10. You must operate your boat at a speed that does not create a wake but in no case more than 5 mph.