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To learn much more about boating safety and regulations in Arizona, take the certified 8-hour Game and Fish Department boating safety classes. It's fun and you can amaze your friends with your knowledge. You may even get a discount on your insurance! Call today (623) 236-7235 to sign up or check the listings here for a class near you.

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Take the boater's quiz to test your knowledge

1 When are navigation lights required?
2 When do you have to report an accident?
3 What size and type of fire extinguisher must you have on a 19 foot outboard bass boat?
4 How old do you have to be in Arizona to operate a personal watercraft by yourself?
5 How many people does it take to legally water ski in Arizona?
6 What does an orange and white buoy with an orange circle mean?
7 What are the personal flotation device (PFD) requirements for a 12 foot canoe?
8 What direction is travel on Arizona lakes?
9 What ages of children must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) whenever the boat is underway?
10 What does a 'no wake' area mean?


Answers:
1 Watercraft underway between sunset and sunrise.
2 Whenever injury or property damage results from the accident.
3 One B-I.
4 Twelve.
5 Three. One skier, one operator, and one observer.
6 A controlled or restricted area such as a 'no ski' area.
7 One U.S. Coast Guard approved type I, II, or III wearable PFD for each person on board.
8 Counterclockwise.
9 Twelve and under.
10 You must operate your boat at a speed that does not create a wake but in no case more than 5 mph.
 
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