Model wakesurfing legislation becomes law in Tennessee

July 21st, 2022

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee recently signed into law a marine industry-backed model for wakesurfing and wakeboarding legislation. The Tennessee law marks the first state to adopt the industry’s model legislation. The new law is designed to help protect the shorelines of Tennessee lakes and homeowners’ property from the high wakes created by wakeboats and enhances […]

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Boating community backs Minnesota wakesurfing setback bill

March 12th, 2020

Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives (HF 3770) and State Senate (SF 3624) to establish a 200-foot setback from shoreline and structures for all wakesurfing activities in Minnesota. Representatives from the recreational boating community support the legislation because it is "clear, consistent, and effective": Clear: 200 feet is the length of […]

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