It’s a beautiful, sunny day. The water looks crystal clear. The tide is just perfect. And the jet ski is ready to go. But before you embark on that jet ski expedition, it’s worth revisiting techniques you may have learned from a class or instructor beforehand, for safety purposes. That way, your jet ski adventure will be the best it could possibly be.
Don’t forget these key techniques:
Know the equipment
If you’re going to be riding the jet ski, it’s worth knowing the jet ski. Each model is made differently, and some are better at certain things than others—for example, one jet ski might have a better turn radius than the next. These are attributes you should be aware of beforehand; if you’re curious, ask your instructor or a staff member on hand. They’ll be happy to help!
Check your balance
Since you’ll be amassing some pretty significant speeds on the jet ski, you’re going to want to test your balance before you take off. So, the first thing you should do when you saddle up is stand up and see what it feels like. Feel balanced? If not, you may want to reconsider the jet ski you’re using.
Slow down before turning
If you’re making a quick turn on the jet ski, let off the throttle a few seconds beforehand, so your maneuver doesn’t quickly turn dangerous. That way, you can guide yourself on the jet ski smoothly, and hit the waters without harm.
With these techniques in mind, you’re ready for your next jet ski expedition. At Woody’s Watersports, we’re happy to offer the latest, safest models from popular brands like Yamaha, and others. We have something for everyone! If you have any questions or concerns about renting a jet ski, contact us today by calling 727-391-0200 or make a reservation online!