Originally Posted by Andy Moore
There are no requirements.
Actually it depends on the bylaws - if you're driving a boat in open water then you should be ok, but in many harbours there are bylaws prohibiting children below a certain age operating a motor boat including tenders of big boats.
In Salcombe it gets very busy and despite the fact that we have such a bylaw the harbour authority seem reluctant to do anything about it despite the fact that many people have to take avoiding action to avoid under age drivers who have no idea what they are doing! How long is it before a kid gets run over and it stops all the fun?