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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 20 - 7 - 19 A §20-7-19a. Towing water skiers and towables.
(a) No person may operate a personal watercraft towing another person on water skis or other towables unless the personal watercraft has, on board, in addition to the operator, a rear-facing observer, who monitors the progress of the person or persons being towed. This rear-facing observer must be at least twelve years of age.

(b) No person may operate a personal watercraft towing another person on water skis or other towables unless the total number of persons operating, observing and being towed does not exceed the specified number of passengers as identified by the manufacturer as the maximum safe load for the vessel.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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