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06/03/2021
If you'll be having fun atop a personal watercraft this summer, make sure that you know how to stay safe on it. To learn tips on the matter, read this post that Ken Reaser Enterprises in Apopka has put together for you.

When the summer months are here, nothing can be as fun as hitting the waves atop a personal watercraft. You can feel the breeze in the air, the sun shining down on you, and the sense of thrill and excitement all around you. Still, fun as it may be, riding on a personal watercraft does have its challenges and dangers. For this reason, you need to learn how to operate yours safely if you want to have fun and positive experiences this summer. Lucky for you, this post shares a few safety tips that you should follow to that end.

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How to Have Safe and Enjoyable Rides on a Personal Watercraft

Learn to Ride

First, you can't expect to have a fun and safe ride if you don't know how to operate the complex machine you're on. If possible, take classes with an instructor to learn and practice. Also, read your owner's manual thoroughly to learn even more about it.

Always Wear Your Life Jacket

It doesn't matter if you're the most experienced swimmer out there, going on your personal watercraft without a life jacket is very dangerous. It could literally save your life in an accident. Wear it and ask passengers to wear it as well.

Learn the Laws and Signs

To pass your driving test, you had to learn what traffic signs meant, the laws and rules you have to follow, the best practices, and more. This same principle applies to water driving. Learn about this before you get on your marine engine and ride on it.

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Don't Ride Under the Influence

Staying with the parallels between land and water driving, you should never ride when you're under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The use of these substances can alter your motor skills, your judgment, and your reaction time, which can lead to serious trouble.

Maintain the Watercraft Properly

Of course, to stay safe, you will need a well-maintained watercraft that won't break down on you when you're riding. Make sure to take yours to a mechanic every so often, so they can take a look at it and provide the maintenance it requires to remain in top working shape.

Do a Quick Inspection

A good idea to keep in mind is to do a quick inspection of your personal watercraft before each time you ride on it. Checking that everything is working correctly will help guarantee that you won't run into any issues when you're already out on the water.

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React Appropriately to Other Marine Engines

Part of the things you will need to learn before you go out on the water is how to react to the other marine engines that will likely be out on the water, too. Do some research on this topic, so you can navigate safely and coexist with other vessels on the water.

Keep Safety Tools with You

Even if you take every precaution there is, you still don't know what could happen. For this reason, you should have safety tools with you, like mechanic tools, a flashlight, a whistle, a communication device, water bottles, and even a first-aid kit so that you can deal with emergencies effectively.

Use Your Common Sense

Lastly, you should never go out on the water without your common sense. If you know that something is dangerous (like doing stunts, speeding, riding with bad weather, carrying more passengers with you than allowed, and more), don't do it and save yourself the trouble.

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