- 當玩水上活動時，都必須清楚了解自己的能力及身體狀況. 切記太飽，太餓，喝酒後，服食藥物後，身體不適及疲勞等，都不適宜參與水上活動
Safety rules for water sports
Things to be aware for water skiing:
- The driver has to be licensed, skilled, sensitive to the skiing process and adaptive to changes.
- Skiers have to wear appropriate life vests for the activities.
- A suitable place should be chosen for water skiing activities; such as avoiding skiing near swimming, anchor casting and diving areas.
- Do not sail close to the skier when the boat turns direction at great speed, keep attention if the water skiing rope is binding the water skier’s neck.
- The engine should be turned off when the skier boards the boat, and a safe spot should be reserved for the skier to rest.
Things to be aware for banana boats and towable:
- When engaging in water sports, everyone should be aware of your and health conditions. Avoid eating too full or too few, drinking alcohol, taking medicine and feeling uncomfortable or tired when engaging in water sports.
- When sailing on banana boats, everyone should be clear of the directions laid down by the ship owners and should wear appropriate life vest specifically designed for the activity.
- All water skiers should be wearing swimsuits and swimming gears, with all accessories taken off, e.g. Spectacles, diving goggles, rings, watches, bracelets and necklaces.
- Water skiers and speed boat passengers should be acknowledged of common hand signs for steering right or left, acceleration, braking, stopping and boarding boats.
- When sailing on banana boats, and you are falling into water, you should relax your body, with hands above your heads, avoid exaggerated movements with your legs underwater, in case of possible injuries caused by collision if you fall from the boats.
*** All participants should be clearly noticed and should understand the possible risks of water sports to life and property damage, which may cause accidents and casualties. Participants should be willing to follow the directions and rules of the activities, as they have to bear the legal responsibilities when accidents happen.
Marine Excursion Association