Spring High Water Warning Tips for Jet Ski Riders

Spring High Water Warning Tips for Jet Ski Riders

Factors PWC Riders Must Consider In Spring High Water Conditions… Melting snow and seasonal rains often result in spring high water advisories and sometimes, flood warnings. Sea Doo, jet ski and Waverunner personal watercraft operators prepared and eager to get out for their first ride of the season need to be aware of how these conditions may affect their riding and take appropriate precautions. Not the least of these is to avoid operating your personal watercraft in water over flooded land. Generally, spring high water level is a good thing. Water tables rise, ground water gets replenished, waterways become more navigable, and more water’s available for everyone’s use and enjoyment throughout the summer and fall. But as with most anything …

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Good Reasons To Go Fall Sea Doo Riding

Good Reasons To Go Fall Sea Doo Riding

Why Extend Your Jet Ski Riding Into Autumn… What’s so great about fall Sea Doo riding? Many Sea Doo, Jet Ski and Waverunner personal watercraft owners hang up their PFD’s after Labour Day. While I can appreciate that the last long weekend psychologically marks the end of summer for many people, anyone who puts their PWC away is missing some great fall riding in Ontario, be they experts or beginners. That’s why I usually keep my Sea Doo GTX S 155 going into October to revisit one of my best river rides or top 10 day tours. Fall Sea Doo Riding: Getting Warmer Whatever else may or may not be happening with climate change, one thing I’ve noticed recently is …

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Dressing Warm For Riding Comfort Sea Doo Tours

Dressing Warm For Riding Comfort Sea Doo Tours

Discover How To Extend Your Riding Season by Dressing Warm…  How about Dressing Warm For Sea-Doo Tours? Over years of jet ski adventures, I’ve noticed that summer’s hanging in longer, often well into autumn. This can extend your Sea Doo, Jet Ski or Waverunner personal watercraft riding season in Ontario and throughout Canada considerably, but experienced riders and beginners should be prepared for cooler mornings, fewer hours of daylight and falling water temperature. Here are five tips for dressing warm for cooler days and for fall PWC riding. Most of this gear is not activity-specific and is available at good sports or outdoor stores – and also check out my other riding tips. Dressing Warm – Cover Up… With cooler mornings and generally lower temperature, bare skin …

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Weather Protection Riding Tips For Sea Doo Tours

Weather Protection Riding Tips For Sea Doo Tours

How To Get Best Weather Protection On Every Ride… Let’s talk weather protection accessories for Sea Doo Tours for experienced riders and beginners on jet ski adventures. While riding your Sea-Doo watercraft, there’s no escaping constant exposure to the elements. Yet there’s no windshield, no helmet and no protective gear on my Sea Doo GTX S 155 like on a motorcycle or snowmobile. So all those PWC riders clad only in swimsuits and PFDs shown in manufacturers’ ads and catalogues would quickly burn to a crisp or freeze. Equipping for your Sea-Doo tour isn’t about making a fashion statement, it’s about being totally comfortable to enjoy your ride, so think practical, not pretty. I found much of what I needed for …

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Top 5 Sea Doo Wind Tips For Safer Jet Ski Riding

Top 5 Sea Doo Wind Tips For Safer Jet Ski Riding

Learn What Effect Changing Winds Have On Jet Ski Riding… What are my top 5 Sea Doo wind tips? The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind (lol), because in my PWC riding experience on a Sea Doo GTX S 155, and as every beginner will soon discover, moving air is the most prevalent factor that can make or break a day on the water on your Sea Doo, Jet Ski or Waverunner watercraft adventures. So here they are… Top 5 Sea Doo Wind Tips #1 – Wind Speed When I check each day’s forecast, my top priority is to find out how strong the wind’s supposed to be. If it’s 10 kph (6.2 mph) or less, I’m good to go. But …

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