KDWPT / Boating / Requirements / Water Skiing & Towing



Water Skiing & Towing

New Laws for Skiing

Skiing hours have changed

Skier down flag now mandated

  • Boats/PWCs must be equipped with a wide-angle mirrow or an observer over the age of 12
  • The person(s) you are towing with your boat/PWC count towards the capacity of your vessel
  • Legal skiing/towing hours are from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
  • The operator or observer shall immediately display a bright orange or red flag not less than 12" square immediately after the person(s) being towed are in the water, either getting ready to be towed or after falling and waiting to be retrieved