No one under the age of 12 may operate a motor powered vessel over 8 horsepower unless:
They are under direct supervision of a responsible adult (at least 18 years old) who is onboard.
All boaters or passengers under the age of 12 must be wearing a Coast Guard approved Type I, II or III PFD while onboard a vessel is underway.
The online boating safety course covers a wide range of operating laws in Arizona. For a complete listing of Arizona’s boat operating rules and regulations, please consult the Arizona Game and Fish Department website at http://www.azgfd.gov