Ski Race Scrutineering

  • Is your drivers license current
  • Is the boat registration number and sticker current and correctly displayed
  • Is the seating for the driver and observer secure
  • Is the battery and fuel tank secure
  • Is the carburetor/s fitted with return springs
  • Is the steering in good condition
  • Are the steering stops fitted
  • Is the rudder shaft and propeller shaft collared
  • Is the boat fitted with a fire extinguisher
  • Is the boat carrying two paddles
  • Is the boat carrying a bucket on a three metre lanyard
  • Is the ski rope length between 75 feet and 140 feet
  • Are the skies of slalom type with back kicker
  • Does the driver and observer have suitable fluorescent helments / floatation jackets
  • Does the water skiers have suitable fluorescent crash helments
  • Is the ignition fitted and operational with a cut out lanyard
  • All boat must have suitable in built flatation, or truck tube secured under bow
  • All boat must carry orange or pink flag and a medical flag
  • Is your inboard muffled (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • Does the inboard have guards fitted to the propeller shaft coupling on the v-drive and jack shaft to provide protection to the driver and observer
  • Centremount boats are to be fitted with an engine hatch/engine cover or have machine guards fitted to provide full protection to the driver/observer/skier
  • Can the boat idle under 6 knots
  • Is the number board secure (no holding up of numbers under any circumstances) All permanent numbers must be blanked out. Numbers can be displayed on both sides of the front of the boat at owners cost. NUMBER BOARD SIZE L= 400 x H= 300