Picking the Right Paddleboard: An Essential Buyer’s Guide

Picking the Right Paddleboard: An Essential Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right paddleboard is an important decision that requires some understanding of board types, uses, and what you plan to do. When you’re preparing to buy a paddleboard, it’s crucial to consider your intended use—whether it’s serene lake paddling, coastal surfing, or engaging in SUP yoga. The type of paddleboard you choose will significantly…

How Fast Are Jet Skis: Unveiling Top Speeds and Factors Affecting Performance

How Fast Are Jet Skis: Unveiling Top Speeds and Factors Affecting Performance

We love riding our jet skis due to their speed and agility on water. Performance that can vary widely depending on the model and manufacturer. The top speed of jet skis ranges from about 42 mph to 67 mph for most stock models – these the fastest speed is capped set by manufacturers for the…

How to Prepare Your Jet Ski For Storage or Winter

How to Prepare Your Jet Ski For Storage or Winter

If you live anywhere that sees 4 different seasons of weather, knowing how to winterize your personal watercraft (PWC) for storage is not only vital to protect your investments, but to save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in repairs and replacement parts. If you’re wondering how to winterize your PWC for storage, here are…

Do Jet Skis Have Brakes? How Do They Work?

Do Jet Skis Have Brakes? How Do They Work?

SeaDoo and Yamaha use their own dedicated iBR and RiDE braking system technologies. These are not brakes in the traditional sense. Rather, they use the steering bucket to increase drag on the ski and also redirect water towards the front of the ski. Skis built before 2009 do not have a dedicated braking system. Jet skis now come with methods…

Do You Need a License to Ride a Jet Ski? How Old in Each State?

Do You Need a License to Ride a Jet Ski? How Old in Each State?

Boating laws vary from state to state. The minimum age to operate a personal watercraft in any state is 12 years old, and many states may require supervision for those younger than 16. A majority of states also require those who wish to operate a PWC to complete a boating education course to obtain a…