· Operate all watercraft in accordance with state law, in a safe and courteous manner that will protect persons and property and enhance the enjoyment of all those who live on and use the lake.

· Be aware of areas which are environmentally sensitive and/or may present hazards.

· Use extreme caution and go very slowly through cuts and under bridges.

· Cut speed when nearing or passing canoes, rowboats, kayaks or fishing activity.

· Except for access, limit jet craft and water skiing to the middle part of the lake, away from shorelines, swimming areas and docks.

· State law requires that a spotter at least 10 years of age be present in any boat towing a tuber or skier.

· No one under the age of 18 is permitted to operate a motorized craft unless (1) that individual has a state-approved boating safety certificate or (2) is accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older.

· Do not exceed 5 miles per hour within 100 feet of shore, a bog or island, dock, raft, float, or anchored craft.

· Do not operate motorized craft while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOUR GUESTS AND FAMILY ARE AWARE OF THESE RULES AND COURTESIES.

Boating Safety Links:

New York State Parks, Boating Safety Information
U.S Coast Guard Boating Safety

 

Boating Safety Online Courses.

You are required to successfully complete an approved boater education course in order to operate a motorboat or personal water craft (jetski) depending on your date of birth.