FAQs & Tutorials Powerboating
Maximum speed for Ski tube
MAX. SPEED : Adult 35 km/h - Child : 20 km/h
Regulation for the practice of water-skiing
A buoyancy aid, 70 N buoyancy, provided by polyethylene foam (approved in 50 N category).
ex : Passion buoyancy aid
Specifically tailored for dynamic sports such as water ski or jet ski :
- Re-inforced fastening : 4 straps and plastic buckles for snug body fit. Drawstring tightening at hem.
- Good stomach and chest protection.
- Cutaway style around the arms for maximum freedom of movement.
Orange pennant, 2 metres.
In most European countries, pneumatic towed crafts are subject to a specific regulation. A majority of countries require a quick release device on the tube, and have made it compulsory for the towing boat to fly a 2 m bright orange pennant, giving clear evidence that a pneumatic craft is towed.
Quick release snap hook (ref. 31425). Compulsory for the practice of water-skiing, wakeboard or any other towable watercraft.
Safety equipment for power watercrafts such as jet skis, scooters
Plastimo recommends the following minimum safety equipment :
- 1 lifejacket per person,
- set of 2 red handflares,
- 1 mooring line,
- 1 signalling mirror,
- 1 whistle.