Yamaha LIT-18626-08-63 Jet Ski User Manual

Safety information
with another boat, which could result in se-
vere injury or death.
Follow navigation rules, and state/provin-
cial and local laws that apply to watercraft.
Operation requirements
All riders must wear a U.S. Coast Guard
(USCG) approved personal flotation device
(PFD) that is suitable for personal water-
craft use.
Wear protective clothing. Severe internal
injuries can occur if water is forced into
body cavities as a result of falling into the
water or being near the jet thrust nozzle.
Normal swimwear does not adequately pro-
tect against forceful water entry into the rec-
tum or vagina. All riders must wear a
wetsuit bottom or clothing that provides
equivalent protection. Such clothing in-
cludes thick, tightly woven, sturdy and
snug-fitting apparel such as denim, but
does not include spandex or similar fabrics,
like those used in bicycle shorts.
Eye protection is recommended to keep
wind, water, and glare from the sun out of
your eyes while you operate your water-
craft. Restraining straps for eyewear are
made which are designed to float should
your eyewear fall in the water.
Footwear and gloves are recommended.
Helmets meeting Snell or DOT standards
are required for IJSBA-sanctioned races.
You must decide whether to wear a helmet
while you ride for recreation. You should
1 USCG approved PFD
2 Wetsuit bottom
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