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The 2009 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 260X is escalating the PWC power game to its next level.

Kawasaki Ultra X

History is about to repeat itself, as Kawasaki’s new Jet Ski Ultra 260X reclaims the title as the most powerful production PWC sold in the U.S. Only two years after shattering records with the supercharged and intercooled Ultra 250X, Kawasaki engineers have raised the horsepower stakes even higher with the new Ultra 260X.

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Glastron (Genmar) has been a household boating name for over 50 years. Through innovation and class leading designs they have managed to keep a foothold in this ultra competitive industry. A great example of this innovative thinking is the Glastron 269 Sport Crusier. It is twin cabin a layout with heaps of amenities. I recently had the opportunity to take a close look at this cabin cruiser.

The boat itself is really almost 27 feet long. However at 5,830 lbs before trailer it is still towable with a full size pickup. The cockpit of the boat is very well laid out. As you board through the transom you will see there is much room for enterntaining. With a sink and cooler outside plus a removable table. The "U" shaped seating offers seating for more than a few. The driver seat is wide and comfortable, offering good visibility over the whole boat.

Going down below you will find that for a boat its size there is a lot of room. The front V-berth area is well laid out. The optional flat screen TV was nice too. It offers a nicely packaged space for a microwave, sink, fridge and stove. The unique thing about this boat is the European design of the aft berth. It is open and spacious. The head has a shower and sink with a hot water system. A person of 6’ can move around nicely without getting too banged up.

For a boat this size if offers what much larger boats offer plus lots of room. Standard power for the basic package is a 5.0 GXI Volvo Penta. Suggested Retail price $57,021 which is on the lower price range for this size boat. Before buying another boat I strongly suggest giving this weekend getaway cruiser the once over. Has anyone else had the opportunity to check it out yet? Let me know what you think.

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The 2009 Kawasaki Ultra 260LX is the ultimate touring PWC that gives you commanding horsepower and luxurious accommodations.

Kawasaki Ultra 260LX

Watercraft riders seeking rock-steady stability, powerful acceleration and all-day comfort from a personal watercraft need look no further than the new Jet Ski Ultra 260LX. Sharing the same supercharged 1,498cc DOHC in-line, four-cylinder engine and deep V-hull found in Kawasaki’s Ultra 260X performance flagship, the 260LX adds first class paintwork and a luxury touring seat to the stellar performance of the 260X. The relationship between these two Jet Ski watercraft is analogous to the relationship between Kawasaki’s mighty Ninja ZX™-14 superbike and its supersport touring cousin, the Concours 14. The new Ultra 260LX features more performance than most pure-sport PWCs while offering long-distance comfort and utility like a Concours 14.

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The 2009 Kawasaki STX-15F offers you aquatic adventure with effortless and efficient fourstroke power.

Kawasaki STX-15F

The STX-15F combines over 30 years of Jet Ski knowledge and renowned Ninja motorcycle heritage to deliver the pure waterborne excitement that knowledgeable enthusiasts demand from Kawasaki Jet Ski watercraft. A healthy part of its effortless control and lasting performance comes from the broad and smooth spread of power delivered by its clean-running, four-stroke, 1,498cc engine.

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The brand new 2009 Kawasaki Jet Ski STX offers you superb performance at an entry level price.

Kawasaki STX

Based on the popular Kawasaki Jet Ski STX-15F, the new Jet Ski STX watercraft offers the advantages of Kawasaki’s Jet Ski and Ninja performance know-how in an affordable vehicle that’s destined to please operators who keep an eye on the bottom line. That means it’ll deliver all the waterborne excitement expected from a JET SKI watercraft and do so with minimum impact to operating costs.

Designed to offer introductory model cost savings without sacrificing power and handling, the new STX uses the same responsive engine and lightweight hull as the STX-15F, but only retains the necessities. It’s a cost-efficient purpose-built runabout that can easily out-perform its rivals.

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The 2009 Jet Ski SX-R is the original stand-up PWC that delivers the legendary Kawasaki power.

Kawasaki SX-R

For watercraft traditionalists and aquatic adventurers seeking a stand-up variety of H2O excitement, Kawasaki’s Jet Ski 800 SX-R personal watercraft is the answer. A modern 781cc version of the legendary original Jet Ski that first ignited the personal watercraft blaze in 1973, the sizzling 800 SX-R continues to boil the water.

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With its 255 horses, 3 seats, plus iControl, calling the new 2009 Sea-Doo RXT iS the best is an understatement.

Sea-Doo RXT iS

The RXT iS 255 is almost too good to be true. It has an outrageously powerful 255 hp engine, breathtaking style and revolutionary iControl technology. Keeping it to yourself just isn’t fair – that’s why Sea-Doo gave it three seats.

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The 2009 Sea-Doo RXT-X is race-inspired power, and it has race-inspired features, everything a rider wants.

Sea-Doo RXT-X

The RXT-X has 255 horses, handling fit for a fighter jet, a high performance intake grate and Variable Trim System, an X-finger throttle and X-traction mat, plus every inch dripping with jaw-dropping style. However there is on issue: seating for 3, throttle for one. So be sure to rotate, because everyone deserves a turn at the helm of one of the quickest 3-seaters on the planet.

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The 2009 Sea-Doo RXP-X 255 is the best choise if you want to go from 0 to 50 MPH in just 2.9 seconds.

Sea-Doo RXP-X

The RXP-X 255 has all the features that have thrill seekers drooling, combine them with a beefed up 255 hp Rotax 4-TEC engine delivering the quickest acceleration ever offered on a production PWC and race-inspired features that leave you with a watercraft experience that’ll have your heart pounding for days.

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Sea-Doo RXT

The new Sea-Doo RXT is one experiences that just needes to be shared. Rest assured, adding another passenger doesn’t mean you’re subtracting any performance. In fact, the RXT outperforms most of the 2-seaters out there. So don’t be greedy to keep all the excitement for yourself and grab a couple of buddies and tell them to hold on tight.

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