WVC 20 - 7 - 20 A
§20-7-20a. Personal watercraft operation and towing exemptions.
(a) The provisions of sections eighteen-d and nineteen-a do
not apply to a performer engaged in a professional exhibition or a
person engaging in an officially sanctioned regatta, race, marine
parade, tournament, exhibition, or water safety demonstration.
(b) The provisions of sections eighteen-d and nineteen-a do
not apply to a person who holds a valid master's, mate's, or
operator's license issued by the United States Coast Guard while
performing his or her official duties.