Help us continue the fight to protect our sport!

The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding a rule hearing on July 10, at 6 p.m. to gather testimony on proposed statewide rules of operation for wake sports, including prohibiting wakeboarding and wake surfing within 200 feet of a dock, float, floating home, boathouse, designated boat moorage, floating restroom or person in the water. The rule also prohibits wakeboarding and wake surfing within 100 feet of a non-motorized boat. The hearing will be held at:

Jackson County Parks
Auditorium Room
7520 Table Rock Rd.
Central Point, OR 97502

The OSMB will be holding its quarterly board meeting the following morning, on July 11, at the same location beginning at 8 a.m. As the rulemaking process is ongoing, public comments regarding wake sport operations will not be accepted at the board meeting.

The July 10 rule hearing is in addition to two later rule hearings scheduled in different areas of the state:

Clackamas Community College
McLoughlin Auditorium (M-121)
19600 Molalla Ave.
Oregon City, OR 97045
July 18, 6 p.m.

Oregon State Marine Board
Conference Room
435 Commercial St. NE
Salem, OR 97309
August 15, 6 p.m.

Written comments on the proposed wake sport operation rules will also be accepted until August 31, 2018 by 5 p.m. and can be submitted via email: toosmb.rulemaking@oregon.gov or by U.S. mail to:

June LeTarte
Administrative Rules Coordinator
Oregon State Marine Board
435 Commercial Street NE, Suite 400
Salem, OR 97301