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Kindly be informed that Jet Skis as per Spanish regulations can only be managed by someone with A Jet Ski License. This can be obtained by doing a one day course which can be done on board or at the Jet Ski school. You must be 18 in order to obtain a license and drive one. Those who do not have a license are allowed to be driven by a carrier of said license. It is forbidden to ride a Jet Ski less than 200m from the beach, thus avoiding accidents with swimmers, and less than 50m in the rest of the coast within a navigation channel with buoys, access to the coast or a beach without these channels, or within a port, at a maximum speed of 3 knots. The Jet Ski must be 100 meters away from any other vessel before exceeding 5 knots and must carry a method of communication to be carried at all times (i.e. mobile phone/VHF). You are not allowed to practice this sport within the ports, access channels, in the areas of mooring buoys and in areas of high concentration of boats, whether they are sailing or moored, as well as areas where sailing regattas are. The Jet Ski cannot be at a distance of two nautical miles from the coast. When on a Jet Ski whether it be, driving or being passenger must use an approved life jacket, with a minimum of 150 Newton buoyant.

You are allowed to use water toys with a Jet Ski as long as it has the correct tow bar at the rear of the Jet Ski. If you wish to Waterski or Wakeboard you are allowed as long as the second person on the Jet Ski is sitting facing the person being towed. The maximum number of people allowed on the Jet Ski is indicated by the manufacturer. The minimum age for the handling of the bike is 18 years. However, minors who are 16 years and provided by a written consent of a parent or guardian that registered at any Harbormaster. The registration shall appear on both sides of the vehicle and is compulsory to carry at least third party insurance. It is only allowed to use the bikes during the day, from sunrise until one hour before sunset.

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"The Y" Yachting Handbook 2017 by Estela Shipping  

A unique guide in Owners' and Captains' hands. Indispensable information, itineraries plus hints and tips, updated laws and rules, support a...

"The Y" Yachting Handbook 2017 by Estela Shipping  

A unique guide in Owners' and Captains' hands. Indispensable information, itineraries plus hints and tips, updated laws and rules, support a...