Help keep Lime Lake a safe, clean and hazard free
The following rules are Laws of the State of Michigan
Powered watercraft must always yield right of way to
unpowered craft (sailboats, rowboats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, etc) or to
any watercraft their starboard (right) side.
Jet-skis are considered to be powered watercraft and must
obey all regulations thereto. Jet skis
are not to operate one hour before sunset until 8 am the next morning.
Powered watercraft must only approach within 100 ft of a
dock, raft, anchored boat or swimmer at no wake speed.
Any watercraft towing a water-skier, water sled or tube must
have competent rear facing observer on board, in addition to the driver.
Any operator of a powered watercraft under the age of 16
must have a competent operator on board or show evidence o having passed an
approved marine training course
Any person operating a watercraft in Michigan waters shall
operate it in a careful and prudent manner and at speed that will not endanger life or property
All high-speed boating must be done by going
counter-clockwise around the lake. This includes water-skiing, jet skis, water