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Driving a boat without a license

As of September 15, 2009 all boaters are required to have the Pleasure Craft Operator Card in order to operate a powered watercraft. There is no grandfather clause or age exemption – this law applies to all boaters. Powered watercraft includes watercraft fitted with any size motor, even an electric trolling motor.

What is the fine?

Not having the required Pleasure Craft Operator Card or proof of competency on board = $250 fine.