Handy Hints for Teaching PWC (jet skiing):


Towing:

Session: Set up & perform at tow

Key Points: 

  • 6m high visibility floating line
  • Knots: Round turn & 2 half hitches + bowline
  • Speed to tow
  • Salvage rights

Safety: 

  • Ensure tow line is fed out to stop ingress into grate
  • Gradual decrease of speed to finish tow to stop PW's colliding
  • Ensure line is not wrapped around hands / feet BEFORE starting tow
  • Good crew / helm communications