One Day Watercraft Safety Course – June 23, 2016

Boater’s Safety Course

Where: Gerrish Township Marina
When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Cost: Free!

Please bring a sack lunch.

Class size is limited to 25 people.
Pre-register by calling: 989-821-7224

Roscommon County’s U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding a one day Boating Safety Course.

Those successfully completing the course will be issued a Michigan Boating Safety Certificate.

Boating Safety Certificates are required:boat-map

  • To operate a Personal Water Craft (PWC):For anyone between 16 years old and born after December 31, 1978
    • for those 14 or 15 years old operating a PWC plus they must be accompanied by or within 100 feet of his or her parents, a legal guardian, or a person at least 21 years old designated by the parent or legal guardian
  • To operate a boat powered by a motor of 6 horsepower or more
    • Those less than 12 years of age if the motor does not exceed 35 horsepower and they are directly supervised by a person at least 16 years old
    • Those born after July 1, 1996

For additional rules see “The Handbook of Michigan Boating Laws and Responsibilities” available at the marina or visit for an online version.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Gerrish Township Community Park & Marina
103 Mill Rd.
Roscommon, MI 48653