|July 3, 2017|
With the Summer in full force just remember to be safe out on the lake. Here is a little information that may answer any questions about boat safety & laws.
North Carolina law requires children younger than 13 years of age to wear an appropriate life vest whenever they are on a recreational vessel that is underway. When choosing a life vest for a child, always check for a U.S. Coast Guard approved label.
Who Can Operate a PWC?
Anyone 14 years of age or older can operate a PWC if they meet one of the following requirements::
It is unlawful for the owner of a PWC to knowingly allow a person younger than 16 to operate a PWC unless they have first completed an approved boating safety education course.