•Half of all personal watercraft accidents involve operators with less than 20 hours of experience.
•Be sure your drain plugs are installed. Many boaters have launched the craft from a trailer with the drains open.
•Tow skiers in open areas away from congested areas, narrow or winding channels or near docks, buoys or floats.
Additionally you can visit the U.S. Coast Guard's guide to boating safely here.