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Old     (corbin)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-03-2010, 6:00 PM Reply   
I notice in Wakeboarding Mag that there are a lot of pictures with one guy driving and one guy riding... aren't we supposed to have three so that one can flag? I would love to go out with just two but I don't think it's legal. At least not in CA.
Old     (daxxruckus)      Join Date: May 2008       03-03-2010, 6:13 PM Reply   
They are prob riding on private water. In CA any public waterway requires a driver and spotter if someone is riding. Belive me, its and expensive ticket!
Old     (ajholt7)      Join Date: Apr 2009       03-03-2010, 6:16 PM Reply   
Depends on the state. In Ky there only has to be one person in the boat as long as you have a mirror. I don't believe it is law to have a rider down flag here at all.
Old     (wakeboardern1)      Join Date: Aug 2007       03-03-2010, 6:50 PM Reply   
same goes for VA, one in the boat with a mirror. Actually, I'm not even sure if that's necessary, because I've never been pulled over. As long as the rider has a CGA vest on, it's legal in VA for there to be only the rider and the driver.
Old     (mcb611)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-03-2010, 6:55 PM Reply   
check with your state regulations, ky only needs a spoter but if you have a mirror that you only need the driver
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-03-2010, 7:27 PM Reply   
Wisco is two in the boat, one behind - rider does not need a CGA life jacket on, just one for them must be in the boat
Florida is (least I think) just the driver and a mirror that is CPA
Old     (hughes144)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-03-2010, 8:01 PM Reply   
I do ride with just 2 people a lot because we either couldn't find a third or we just want more riding time . But we do prefer to have third. (Texas)
Old     (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       03-03-2010, 8:19 PM Reply   
We've do it sometimes on some EARLY EARLY morning runs when the river's empty... and we definitely have a mirror. Not saying it's the right/legal way to do it though.


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