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LifejacketThis 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


Charter Township of Ypsilanti Community Center •  2025 E. Clark Rd. Ypsilanti, Mi 48198  •  (734) 544 - 3800

Mon. - Fri., 8:00am - 8:00pm  •  Sat., 9:00am - 6:00pm • Sun., Closed