Find information and resources for recreational jetski or personal water craft (PWC) activities in New Zealand.
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Before you head out to drive, make sure you cover the basics
Wear a correct sized lifejacket
Take the right lifejacket for each person on board, and wear them.
Avoid alcohol while on board
Learn about the guidelines and risks relating to alcohol onboard.
Keep a good lookout for boats
Know the skills and rules for avoiding collisions and accidents.
Avoid a high speed collision by respecting the limits in your area
Stick to 5 knots within:
200m of the shore or a boat displaying a divers’ flag
50m of any other boat or other people who are swimming