Personal watercraft are classified as boats and must adhere to the same rules and regulations as other vessels. Please reference NRS 488.580 Operation of personal watercraft for detailed information.
A “personal watercraft” means a class A motorboat which:
- Is less than 13 feet in length;
- Is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing or kneeling on, rather than in, the motorboat;
- Is capable of performing sharp turns or quick maneuvers; and
- Has a motor that exceeds 10 horsepower.