WVC 20 - 7 - 17
§20-7-17. Motorboat muffling.
The exhaust of every internal combustion engine used on any
motorboat shall be effectively muffled by equipment so
constructed and used as to muffle the noise of the exhaust in a
reasonable manner. The use of cutouts is prohibited, except for
motorboats competing in a regatta or boat race approved as
provided in section twenty of this article, and for such
motorboats while on trial runs during a period not to exceed
seventy-two hours immediately preceding such regatta or race, and
for such motorboats while competing in official trials for speed
records during a period not to exceed seventy-two hours
immediately following such regatta or race.