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Requirements for vessel registration vary from state to state. In Michigan, you must have a Certificate of Number (registration) and validation decals to operate your vessel legally on public waters. The only exceptions are:

  • Privately owned rowboats 16 feet or less in length
  • Privately owned non-motorized canoes or kayaks
  • Vessels registered in another state or country using Michigan waters for 60 days or less
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