• All-new WaveRunner designed for closed-course racing and experienced.
  • The GP1800 includes Yamaha’s award-winning RiDE system.
  • The ultra-lightweight NanoXcel 2 hull delivers excellent stability and precise responsiveness.
  • The GP1800 gets its awesome power from the Yamaha Super Vortex High Output marine engine.
  • Yamaha’s industry-leading metallic paint gives the GP1800 a striking look that no other manufacturer can match.

The GP1800 is designed for closed-course racing, and experienced high-performance enthusiasts.

All-new for 2017 is the ultra-performance Yamaha GP1800, the quickest, fastest, most precise handling WaveRunner that Yamaha has ever designed. The GP1800 is designed for closed-course racing, and experienced high-performance enthusiasts.

The GP1800 features the most powerful WaveRunner engine available today and a super-lightweight hull based on the Yamaha VXR, the winningest non-supercharged watercraft raced today.

  • 2017 Yamaha GP1800
  • Year:
    2017
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    4-stroke
  • Displacement:
    1812 cc

Heart of a Lion with the Nimbleness of a Gazelle

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The GP1800 gets its awesome power from the Yamaha Super Vortex High Output marine engine.
The SVHO engine features a high-performance intercooler, increased supercharger air intake capacity and boost.

The GP1800 gets its awesome power from the Yamaha Super Vortex High Output marine engine that delivers more torque than any other Yamaha WaveRunner engine. It’s the same supercharged 1.8L motor that powered the Yamaha FZR® to numerous world and national racing championships in recent years.

The SVHO engine features a high-performance intercooler, increased supercharger air intake capacity and boost, and a modified fuel injection system for increased fuel flow.

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The ultra-lightweight NanoXcel 2 hull delivers excellent stability and precise responsiveness.
Combined with its ultra-lightweight NanoXcel 2 hull and deck material, the result is extraordinary power.

Under the waterline, the SVHO engine is matched with a 160mm eight-vane pump for maximum thrust volume. Combined with its ultra-lightweight NanoXcel 2 hull and deck material, the result is extraordinary power and thrust in an extremely lightweight package, delivering a power to weight ratio not seen before in a personal watercraft.

The GP1800 shares the same race-proven hull design featured on the Yamaha VXR. With its defined hull strakes, soft bow chines, and race infused keel shape, this hull delivers excellent stability and precise responsiveness and predictability for a thrilling riding experience.

Advanced Throttle Control Features

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The GP1800 includes Yamaha’s award-winning RiDE system.
RiDE is the most intuitive driving experience on the water. Squeeze the right handlebar lever to go forward. Squeeze the left lever for reverse.

On the handlebars, the GP1800 includes Yamaha’s award-winning RiDE® system, the industry’s first dual handlebar throttle controls that deliver the utmost control moving forward or in reverse.

RiDE is the most intuitive driving experience on the water. Squeeze the right handlebar lever to go forward. Squeeze the left lever for reverse. At speed, the left handlebar lever will also slow you down. Release both right and left levers and the watercraft is in neutral. No shifting. No gears. The only thing to think about is how much fun it is to RiDE.

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Yamaha’s industry-leading metallic paint gives the GP1800 a striking look that no other manufacturer can match.
The look of the GP1800 is a combination of symmetry, balance and sleek flow made possible by Yamaha’s closed-molded process that creates smooth, exact parts every time.

And like all world-class vehicles, the quality, craftsmanship, and overall styling are nothing less than stunning. The look of the GP1800 is a combination of symmetry, balance and sleek flow made possible by Yamaha’s closed-molded process that creates smooth, exact parts every time. There are no ribs or structural inconsistencies that show through the finished product. Finally, Yamaha’s industry-leading metallic paint gives the GP1800 a striking look that no other manufacturer can match.

The GP1800 is a winner designed for winners. For buyers seeking the utmost performance direct from the factory, the Yamaha GP1800 is the first and only choice.

Yamaha GP1800 Key Features:

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All-new WaveRunner designed for closed-course racing and experienced.

• All-new WaveRunner designed for closed-course racing and experienced, high performance enthusiasts.
• Powered by the ultra-performance Yamaha SVHO® marine engine.
• Features Yamaha super-lightweight NanoXcel 2™ hull and deck material.
• Comes equipped with Yamaha’s award-winning RiDE® system, the industry’s first dual handlebar throttle controls that deliver the utmost control moving forward or in reverse.

Specifications

Engine Type: Yamaha supercharged and intercooled, 4-stroke, 4 cylinder, 16-
valve Super Vortex High Output engine
Displacement: 1812cc
Pump: 160mm, 8-vane jet pump
Impeller: 3 blades, 16.4° pitch, stainless steel
Length: 131.9”
Beam: 48”
Height: 46.9”
Fuel Capacity: 18.5 gallons
Capacity: 1-3 persons
Hull Material: NanoXcel 2 High-Compression Molded Compound
Warranty: 1 year limited
Assembled: Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation, Newnan, GA
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