About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Michigan Boat Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Michigan Boating Safety Certificate.

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You've completed the material of Unit 6—the last unit—of the online boating safety course!

You should now:

  • Understand boat operator's responsibility to their passengers
  • Understand boat owner's responsibility when allowing others to use his or her boat or PWC
  • Understand boaters' responsibility to environment
  • Understand the risks of paddlesports and how to paddle safely
  • Be able to tow a skier properly and recognize skier's hand signals
  • Understand shared responsibilities of all those enjoying the waters—boaters, swimmers, water skiers, divers, and windsurfers
  • Know how to be safe if fishing or hunting from a boat