In Lake Washington
July 2009 was a great
time for friends to moor their boats together in the middle of Lake
Washington and cool off. It was really difficult to swim with
life preservers on thought. It got really bad when other boaters didn't
observe the swimmers flag sent huge waves into the
Vern was the
figured these rules were applicable and not followed when waves were
sent to our area. We had Orange flags displayed from each boat.
- A "no wake"
speed must be maintained when within 200 feet of a dock, swimmer,
swimming raft, non-motorized boat, or anchored vessel.
- Each vessel
towing a water skier, inner-tube, wakeboard or similar device, must be
equipped with a ski flag, described as a twelve inch by twelve inch
bright red or bright orange flag on a twenty-four inch pole. This
flag must be displayed immediately after the towed person(s) falls into
the water and remain displayed until the person(s) is back out of the