(a) Except as provided in par. pars. (ag) and
(b), no person may operate 6
a motorboat towing a person on water skis, aquaplane,
or similar device unless there 7
is in the boat motorboat
a competent person in addition to the operator in a position 8
to observe the progress of the person being towed. An observer shall be considered 9
competent if that person can in fact observe the person being towed and relay any 10
signals to the operator.
11. An operator of a motorboat
classified as a
Class A motorboats motorboat
the department that is
actually operated by the
being towed and so 3
constructed as to be incapable of carrying the operator in or on the motorboat.".
(ag) 2. A motorboat operator who is a member of a water ski club.
3. A motorboat operator who tows a person on water skis only in an area 8
designated as a water ski course.".