Waveski surfers are just one more group of surfers sharing the waves and there are some basic rules that apply to EVERYONE.
These rules help regulate who has right of way when surfing and like the rules of the road create a safer more enjoyable environment. Breaking these rules can lead to bad vibes in the water that reduce everyone's enjoyment when accusations start to fly.
Waveski surfers have a distinct advantage in being able to catch waves easily which can create frustration with other surfers. Knowing and surfing within the rules is vital. These rules are also applicable in competitions and following them avoids incurring penalties from the judges.