Allow no one who can not swim to water ski.
Skiers must wear a USCG approved ﬂoatation
device. A Type III water-ski vest is an approved
and practical PFD.
7. Give immediate attention to a person who has
fallen. He or she is vulnerable in the water alone
and may not be seen by other boaters.
Approach a person in the water from the lee side
(opposite the direction of the wind). Stop the motor
at least a boat length from the person.
Have a second person aboard to observe the
skier and inform the driver about the skier’s hand
signals (Figure B-17). The driver must give full
attention to operating the boat and the waters
9. Turn off engine and anchor your boat before
Give immediate attention to a fallen skier. Be
careful not to swamp the boat while taking the
skier on board.
Rotating propeller can cut or sever causing
serious injury or death. Switch engine off
before skiers enter the water and before taking
skiers aboard. Do not leave engine running in
neutral. Accidently engaging shift can seriously
Always participate in water sports in safe areas.
Stay away from other boats, beaches, swimmers,
and heavily traveled waterways.
Be considerate of others with whom you share
Figure B-17: Skier’s Hand Signals
Boating Safety - Section B
Owner’s Manual Page 37
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