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Skier Down (water skiing) (U.S.)

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Skier Down flag

This concerns water skiing - see following page (Arizona Boating Safety Handbook):

"Vessels towing person(s) on water skis or a similar device must carry and use a bright red or orange skier-down flag that is at least 12 x 12 inches in size and mounted on a handle. The observer must be physically capable and mentally competent to act as an observer of a water-skier. The observer must continuously observe the skier(s) and display a skier-down flag whenever a skier is in the water after falling or while preparing to ski."

Illustrated is a square orange flag. Photo of such a flag in use at bottom of following page:

Do not wave it, rather let a mechanism handle this:

Jan Mertens, 16 April 2007