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This 8-hour course will provide you with the necessary information needed to safely operate a personal watercraft (PWC). Participants will learn about the specific laws and regulations that must be followed to legally operate a watercraft in the State of Michigan. You will learn navigation rules, boat/jet ski operation/maintenance and what to do in a boating emergency.


Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a State of Michigan Boater’s Safety Certificate, which is required for legal operation of a Personal Watercraft including Jet Skis by all persons born after December 31, 1978. As of October 1, 2011, persons less than 14 years of age may not legally operate a PWC.


Snack machines are available in the Community Center; however, it is best that participants bring a sack lunch.


5/6/17 SAT 8:00am - 4:00pm Registration Due: 4/29/17 
6/3/17 SAT 8:00am - 4:00pm Registration Due: 5/27/17 


Fee: $10.00
Instructor: Washtenaw County Sheriff ’s Office Marine Safety Division
Location: Community Center


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Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily