If you are a watercraft operator, you need to know that the U.S.
Coast Guard (USCG) has regulations in place for your safety and the safety of others around you when operating personal water crafts. The USCG will provide guidelines on what type of craft is allowed to be operated based on size and speed limits, as well as how it’s powered (i.e., by an engine or human-powered). There are also limitations placed on certain types of operators such as children under 16 years old who must be accompanied by a responsible adult, or those with physical disabilities who may not operate any vessel without assistance from another person capable of providing assistance if needed. In this blog post we’ll discuss 4 reasons why these regulations are necessary. -Personal water crafts can be dangerous because they tend to be less stable than other types of boats, and offer a lot more surface area for wind or waves to affect the craft’s ability to maintain its course. As such, personal watercrafts must abide by certain size limitations in terms of length and weight as well as speed limitations so that their instability is not exacerbated. -Watercraft operators should also know how important it is to always wear life jackets when operating any type of vessel on open bodies of water (i.e., oceans). Even if you’re only going out just past shorelines where conditions may seem safe, accidents happen all the time – especially with inexperienced boaters who don’t understand what hazards might