Conserve Fuel To Combat High Gas Prices

Conserve Fuel To Combat High Gas Prices

Save a Few Bucks On Sea Doo Tours… Related: PWC Fuel Economy   Many boaters are exploring ways to conserve fuel to combat high gas prices this summer. Because as much as roadside gas stations are charging motorists this summer, boaters can expect to pay even more on the water. Although personal watercraft are considerably less expensive to operate than most other boats, savvy touring riders know about fuel economy and plan ahead for their fill ups to save a few bucks while on tour. Boating Inherently Inefficient That’s because even PWC’s aren’t exactly the most fuel-efficient of recreational vehicles. Their fuel economy lags far behind that of many of their land-based touring counterparts like snowmobiles, ATV’s and motorcycles. In …

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Bruce Peninsula Sea Doo Tour: Mystical Majestic Ride

Bruce Peninsula Sea Doo Tour: Mystical Majestic Ride

Nothing Beats The Bruce For Clear Waters & Fab Scenery… Related: Planning Your Ride   This Bruce Peninsula Sea Doo tour really knocked my socks off! Without a doubt it was my best ride of that summer. That’s because we’d been watching the wind forecast for a relatively calm day. This eastern coast of Ontario’s Bruce Peninsula can be too rough to ride with wind-whipped waves. In case you doubt me, the fact is that most cottagers don’t have docks or keep their recreational boats in the water. Why? Because typically strong winds and waves throw them up on shore. So we waited to do our own Bruce Peninsula Sea Doo tour until air movement was minimal or coming from …

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2018 Sea Doo Storage Innovations For PWC Touring

2018 Sea Doo Storage Innovations For PWC Touring

2018 Sea Doo 3-Seaters Change How We Carry Stuff… Related: 2018 Sea Doo Innovations on Revolutionary Platform This is the 3rd article of my series about 2018 Sea Doo innovations. In it, I’m going to explore the Sea Doo storage ideas available on the 3-seater GTX, RXT and Wake Pro 230 models. For those just tuning in now, check out my 1st article overview and my 2nd article about the new ST3 Hull. As a touring rider, I mostly do day trips for my Sea Doo tours. I’ve always got stuff to bring along. So will you, especially if you’re riding 2 or 3-up and away from home base for any length of time. But where does it all go? New Sea Doo Storage …

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Trailering Mistakes You Can Avoid While Towing

Trailering Mistakes You Can Avoid While Towing

Here’s How To Prevent Some Common Trailering Mistakes … Related: Why Choose Triton Trailer   This is a story about my trailering mistakes. Hopefully, other personal watercraft riders and recreational boaters can learn from my mishaps and from my best PWC trailering tips… Over the years, I’ve towed my Triton Trailer tens of thousands of kilometres to get to my Sea Doo watercraft to the next waterway or or my Ski Doo snowmobiles to the best snow. In all of that time, I can count on one hand my trailering mistakes. I’m not too proud to admit most resulted from operator error. In other words, I screwed up… In one trailering mistake, I mustn’t have had my trailer hitch firmly …

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Top 5 Operator Caused Personal Watercraft Repairs

Top 5 Operator Caused Personal Watercraft Repairs

Common Personal Watercraft Repairs You Can Avoid… Related: PWC Towing Tips   So what are operator caused personal watercraft repairs? Personal watercraft like my Sea Doo are generally pretty bulletproof. Sure, like any other machine, there can be unexpected mechanical issues. But with proper maintenance and operation, these are mostly few and far between. So what are the most common reasons Sea Doo, jetski or waverunner PWC’s have to go in for service (other than being old and plain worn out)? Mostly, they’re operator caused personal watercraft repairs. And after consulting with my Sea Doo dealer, here are my top 5… Personal Watercraft Repairs #1 – Impeller Issues Your most likely operational trouble on the water may come from sucking debris up into …

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