Personal Watercraft

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Boy, 11, Rescued Off Of Monument Island

Rescue crews came to the aid of an 11-year-old boy following a personal watercraft incident.


MDPD divers searched for a missing man in a NW Miami-Dade lake on July 4, 2013. (CBS4)

Divers Find Body Of Missing Father

Dive teams were out at a Northwest Miami-Dade County lake Friday morning looking for the body of a man who fell off a personal watercraft Thursday night.


Yadiel Valera (bottom L), Sergio Guierra (top L), Danitza Ruiz (bottom R), and Gerardo Govea (top R) are accused of stealing a jet ski from a Miami Beach home. (Source: Miami Beach Police)

Exclusive: Miami Beach Police Arrest Four In Suspected Wave Runner Crime Ring

Miami Beach Police believe two men arrested this month for the theft of two wave runners are part of a crime ring in which personal watercrafts are being stolen, stripped down for parts, and shipped out of the country.


The driver of a personal watercraft was killed after he slammed into a boat near the Venetian Causeway Sunday night.  (Source: CBS4)

Man Killed In Personal Watercraft Crash Near Causeway

One man was killed when a personal watercraft slammed into a boat near the Venetian Causeway Sunday night.


Carolina Lopez  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Charges Reduced For Woman Accused In Watercraft Shooting Death

A woman charged with murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend while the pair allegedly attempted to steal a personal watercraft has had her charges reduced, according to CBS4 news partners The Miami Herald.


Sean Kingston  (Source: AP)

Good Samaritan Talks About Rescuing Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston remains in critical but stable condition at a Miami hospital after crashing his personal watercraft into a Miami Beach bridge and the hip hop singer may owe his life to a Good Samaritan who came to his rescue.


Recording artist Sean Kingston attends the Z100 & Coca Cola's All Access Lounge pre-show at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Sean Kingston In ICU After Miami Beach Watercraft Crash

Popular hip-hip singer and South Florida resident Sean Kingston has been stabilized and moved to the intensive care unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital one day after the personal watercraft he was piloting crashed into a Miami Beach bridge.


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Police: Pair Made Waves With Personal Watercraft Thefts

A turbulent crime trend has surfaced along the waterways of Coral Gables and Friday the city’s police department announced arrests against those believed to have been stealing personal watercrafts from the Gables Waterway.



Personal Watercraft Regulations

If you’re looking to operate a jet ski or other personal watercraft on the water, there are several regulations you must follow.