The Handbook of Michigan Boating Laws and Responsibilities
The Handbook of Michigan Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The handbook introduces you to Michigan laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.
Use this handbook to familiarize yourself with steps to make all your boating outings safe and enjoyable. Remember, safety on Michigan waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.
- Vessel Basics
- Navigation Rules
- Nighttime Navigation
- Personal Watercraft (PWC)
- Boating Laws and Regulations
- Required Equipment
- And much more…
This Michigan boating handbook is also available in a free PDF version.
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