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When speaking of a jet ski that can offer all-world purpose and versatility, you can’t go wrong with a Yamaha FZR Waverunner.

Aggressive and dominating, the FZR is one jet ski that has no problem being pushed to the limit. Its stature as the reigning National Tour Champion doesn’t beg any questions. It’s the ultimate jetski that comes with precision engineering and is powered by the largest displacement engine ever created for a personal watercraft, delivering energetic acceleration and top speed.

The FZR WaveRunner features the industry’s first and only nanotechnology-engineered hulls, decks, and liners, considered to be the lightest and strongest in the market today. The edge-to-edge inside-lean that it possesses greatly compliments its comfortable two-piece seat configuration, while the adjustable trim control allows the rider to dial in the ride of the craft just the way they want it. In addition, the unique telescopic steering allows for effortless switching between a lean-forward attack position and a stand-up riding style. The result is a state of the art watercraft that’s not only quick and nimble, but also offers balance and maneuverability.

The NanoXcell hull is combined with a supercharged 1812cc engine that packs plenty of power and thrust. It’s no secret why the FZR WaveRunner comes with the largest displacement in the industry. And when you combine that with a throttle by wire reverse system that controls RPM in reverse gear and produces maximum thrust efficiency, then you have a watercraft whose reputation certainly does justice to all the hype surrounding it.

Find out more about the Yamaha FZR WaveRunner after the jump.

Yamahas are known for being one of the best jet ski manufacturers in the world, so you really don’t expect anything less than high-quality products from these guys.

The Yamaha FX SHO sits on the market’s luxury class, and true to form, it’s front and center, and considered as the holy grail of Yamaha jet skis. With an energetic powerplant and newly redesigned hull, the FX SHO offers an unrivaled mix of extreme performance and luxury, one that is raising the bar even higher in the luxury performance class of jet skis all over the world.

Though the overall design of the FX SHO hasn’t changed a whole lot in the last three years, the jet ski still comes packed with plenty of features, highlighted by a NanoXcel High-Compression Molded Compound that’s considered as the only nanotechnology-engineered body compound on the market. The FX SHO also has a comfortable three-person seat, an adjustable steering and trim control, an integrated beverage holder and glovebox, a retractable reboarding ladder, an all-new fast access stern storage, and a multifunction instrumentation that includes the industry’s only fuel flow meter.

But more than the technologically advanced design of the FX SHO, this jet ski is also powered by a monster 1,812cc four-stroke four cylinder supercharged Yamaha marine engine that delivers even thrust through all the rpm ranges. The engine also comes with plenty of different features, including Cruise Assist, an exclusive feature that reduces throttle fatigue and improves towing capability. The FX SHO also has a No Wake Mode, which sets the engine to optimum no wake speed, and a remote transmitter security system and Low RPM Mode, a system that drastically reduces the jet skis fuel consumption by up to 26%.

Find out more about the Yamaha FX SHO after the jump.

Yamaha ’s FZ models are considered the class of the market for a variety of reasons, not the least of which are their nimble and aggressive characteristics.

The Yamaha FZS holds true to all these traits, and while it may share some design traits with the FX line, the FZS sports a shorter wetted surface and softer chines that allow it to deliver a lean-in style ride that will seem natural to aggressive riders. The FZS also has a larger pump inlet that loads the pump for better acceleration and a dihedral shape to the keel in front of the pump.

With its hull design, the FZS WaveRunner features Yamaha’s exclusive - and the first in the industry - NanoXcel High-Compression Molded Compound that has an edge-to-edge inside-lean character. The design set-up of the waverunner also features a pair of comfortable two-piece seats and an adjustable trim control that allows the rider to dial in the ride of the craft just the way they want it. Take all these elements together and you have a watercraft that’s quick, nimble, and offers unparalleled balance and maneuverability. Another unique feature of the FZS is an innovative, 3-position telescoping steering column that gives the rider the option to ride seated or standing, depending on where the rider is most comfortable conquering the water.

As far as the powertrain is concerned, the FZS - and the FZR - is powered by the biggest displacement engine in the industry, a race-bred 1.8-liter supercharged, Super High Output Engine, producing the kind of awesome raw power riders would want on their jet skis. But the FZS doesn’t only have a powerful engine; it’s also considered as the most fuel efficient engine in its class and is optimized to deliver excellent performance at all costs.

Find out more about the Yamaha FZS WaveRunner after the jump.

The benchmark for luxury watercrafts has been raised and if competitors aren’t careful, the Yamaha FX Cruiser SHO has the capacity to wipe away the field. Fully-featured, comfortable and roomy, the all-new FX Cruiser SHO provides an improved riding experience aboard a bold and revolutionary new platform.

Of the plethora of features tacked into the FX Cruiser, Yamaha ’s lightweight NanoXcel hull stands out. For the 2011 model, the hull is longer and offers better handling to deliver the most stable ride in the industry. Riders will also enjoy a new wrinkle to the FX Cruiser in the form of the first true three-person Cruiser seat that delivers the industry’s only theater-style seating. An adjustable steering and adjustable trim control also allows the rider to dial in the ride of the FX Cruiser to suit their preferences while a retractable reboarding ladder and an integrated beverage holder and glovebox round out all the impressive features of the watercraft.

In terms of the engine, the FX Cruiser boasts of a supercharged 1.8-liter Yamaha Super High Output marine engine. The powertrain comes with an advanced electronic control system to create a machine that excites the imagination, opening up a new world of possibilities for adventure and fun. Two unique engine features of the FX Cruiser include Cruise Assist - a Yamaha-exclusive feature that reduces throttle fatigue, improves
towing capability, and can extend the range of touring - and No Wake Mode - which sets the engine to optimum no wake speed.

As the most award winning personal watercraft in history, the FX Cruiser SHO WaveRunner is the personification of a luxury watercraft, one that provides everything a rider needs to enjoy the high seas in style.

Find out more about the Yamaha FX Cruiser SHO after the jump.

Yamaha is more than just a renowned producer of motorcycles; they’ve also established a reputation as one of the best watercraft builders in the world. One of their newest offerings is the VXR Waverunner , a compact, lightweight, and high-performance watercraft that’s sure to provide speeds and thrills for riders everywhere.

The VXR Waverunner is an exceptional watercraft for a number of reasons, including the new NanoXcel hull and deck. This state-of-the-art material is considered as the industry’s first and only nanotechnology-engineered hulls, decks, and liners, making them the lightest yet strongest waverunner bodies in the world day. The use of these materials allows the VXR to be quick and nimble while also maintaining balance and maneuverability that’s essential to any watercraft. The VXR Waverunner also carries a race-inspired seat that can accommodate as many as three passengers and a reboarding ladder that makes it easy for anybody to climb aboard the waverunner from the water.

As far as its performance capability goes, the VXR Waverunner is powered by a 1,812cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder Yamaha Marine engine that delivers race level acceleration, responsiveness and top speed, to go with a stout fuel capacity of 15.9 gallons running on regular unleaded fuel. The 1.8-liter engine is noted for carrying the largest displacement motor ever designed for a personal watercraft, producing outstanding power with a high peak torque while also being exceptionally fuel efficient with low maintenance costs to boot.

Find out more about the Yamaha VXR WaveRunner’s specs after the jump

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Impossible to dethrone, the 2009 Yamaha SuperJet continues its epic reign as the best selling stand-up in watercraft history. On and off the course, the SuperJet delivers an impeccable balance of complete freedom and ultimate control.

Yamaha SuperJet


The SuperJet is the product of Yamaha’s long pursuit of excellence in jet sports riding, the roots of the PWC. The newly designed hull on this model has raised performance to a new level. There is just one aim to the new design: giving you the potential to win tough, hard-fought races, without compromising on any of the model’s original compactness and light weight. This level of performance has been made possible in part by a professional collaboration between Yamaha and the super star of jet sports competition, Nicolas Rius. It is a marriage of the honed perceptions of a gifted champion and the unparalleled development know-how and resources of Yamaha’s engineers.

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Affordable and reliable, the 2009 Yamaha VX made it possible for recreational riders to become Yamaha owners, creating an entirely new generation of watercraft enthusiasts.

Yamaha VX


The 2009 VX is Yamaha’s answer to the person who wants the refreshing feeling of a high-performance 4-stroke engine and the kind of sharp handling that the high-performance VX hull provides, all at a reasonable price. What will surprise you is the great fuel economy of this model’s 4-cylinder VX engine. For riders who want to spend less money on fuel and more time out on the water, the incomparable fuel economy of this model compared to the 4-stroke models of the other makers is a real blessing. The extended rear platform expands the variety of marine sports you can enjoy, and the full array of features like the front compartment, glove box and multifunction meters are sure to be appreciated. It may look like a nice and simple package, but the VX is simply a masterpiece, packed full of Yamaha PWC technology and waiting to open up a whole new WaveRunner world for you.

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Sporty yet practical, the 2009 Yamaha VX Sport shows off the dual aspects of its personality with a sturdy black hull, dynamic performance and outstanding dependability.

Yamaha VX Sport


The VX Sport established itself as the best-selling standard in the world’s entry-level and rental markets appears this year with refreshing new Heat Red coloring. It is sure to cut a stylish figure against the blue sky and water. The combination of the VX hull, with its light handling feel and running stability, and the four-stroke 1052cc engine with its outstanding reliability and durability, make this model the popular favorite for all kinds of use conditions in riding areas around the world. You will appreciate its multifunction meters that provide necessary information in easily viewable form and the Extended Rear Platform designed to accommodate all kinds of marine recreation. This VX Sport embodies the WaveRunner qualities that open up a world of "Fun Riding" and "Excitement." Let it take you to that world of fun and freedom on the water.

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With the capacity to tow and ability to go longer between fill-ups, the 2009 Yamaha VX Deluxe keeps going long after so-called competitors have opted to call it a day. Offering a selection of amenities that make this affordable three-seater feel more like a high-end watercraft, the VX Deluxe is virtually unbeatable as one of the industry’s best-selling watercraft.

Yamaha VX Deluxe


The VX Deluxe is a model that is capable of responding to a wide range of demands, ranging from energetic activities to relaxation. The Sport Seat can be used for a variety of marine sports activities in addition to simply riding on the PWC. For example, when towing a wakeboard, the passenger can sit facing backwards in order to watch the action. The wide rear platform makes it convenient to get on and off, and is especially convenient for snorkeling and other such activities. In addition to a wide range of marine sports, the VX Deluxe is also perfect for relaxation on the water. VX Deluxe has a host of features from which its high degree of cost performance is apparent, including a security system allowing starting of the engine to be locked or released, a low rpm mode that limits engine speed, reverse, dual mirrors and highly visible multifunction instruments.

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Forever altering the landscape of watercraft design, the Yamaha VX Cruiser breaks down barriers between comfort, luxury and affordability, creating a class of watercraft that embraces all three. With sculpted lines and a generous cruiser seat, the best-selling VX Cruiser transcends all preconceptions of affordable watercraft—offering a uniquely gratifying experience at a price that is equally satisfying.

Yamaha VX Cruiser


Since its release in 2005, the VX has become a best-selling model in markets around the world. Now, Yamaha Yamaha ’s unique Cruiser Concept puts some fine finishing touches on this popular model to widen its appeal even more. Take it out on the water and you will experience how the Cruiser Seat provides a perfect fit, when maneuvering through the water and when accelerating. You will also experience the sharp handling and excellence balance that the VX hull design provides.


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