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Anytime you can ride on a jet ski that feels like you’re in perfect harmony with it on the water, then you must be sitting on the Yamaha SuperJet .

Ultimate quickness and control is the SuperJet’s trademark, with the ability to out-carve rival racers by diving deep on the inside and turning like a sharp blade. All that can be attributed to its amazing power and acceleration, which if you didn’t know, comes courtesy of the race-bred 2-stroke engine that has been combined with a smooth, ultra-light hull.

The SuperJet is faster and also more stable than any other jet ski. It’ amazingly agile with unbelievable grip and bite on the water. Moreover, the SuperJet is also easy to ride with the wide-front hull, the clever, spring-assisted handle pole design and the great lean-forward riding position making a world of difference.

With the SuperJet, you’ll definitely know that the rider can easily get the fun of riding out on the open water.

Find out more about the Yamaha Superjet after the jump.

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