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Rules of the Water

rulesThe State of Michigan has some rules, well frankly a lot of rules and regulations in regards to Michigan lakes and the use of them.

Here are just a few:

*PWC (Personal Water Craft) operation prohibited from one hour before sunset until 8:00 am

*PWC shall not cross within 150 feet behind another vessel other than another PWC or at a no-wake speed.

*You are responsible for your wake.

*Clear anchored vessels, piers and docks by at least 100 feet.

*Boaters must always keep at least 200 feet from scuba divers when dive flag is displayed.

*Sailing craft have the right of way over moving power craft.

*Water skiers and tubers must have an observer in the boat along with the boat operator.

*Skiing/tubing is prohibited from one hour before sunset to one hour after sunrise.

*Boats and PWC must travel in a counterclockwise direction.

For more, read our boating reminders.

Enjoy your Michigan summer!

Written by Dave.