Jet Power Great Falls MT

Water fun includes seadoos, water-skis and powerboats. Tear up the waves this summer on your new jet ski. Start here and find out all you need to know about jet power.

Missouri River Marine -
(406) 761-1857
4250 Lower River Road
Great Falls, MT
 
EZ Dock Montana
(406) 727-8115
421 Central Ave
Great Falls, MT
 
Wallace Marine
(406) 453-9392
3505 10th Ave South
Great Falls, MT
 
Fowler's Charter & Boat Rentals
(406) 296-3274
Mariners HVN
Rexford, MT
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Fowler's Charter & Boat Rentals

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Wild Wave Watercraft Rentals
(406) 857-6750
5463 US Highway 93 S
Somers, MT
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Wild Wave Watercraft Rentals

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Missouri River Marine
(406) 761-1851
4250 Lower River Rd.
Great Falls, MT
 
Fritz's Kustom City Fiberglassing & Sand Blasting
(406) 452-1046
5817 2nd Ave N
Great Falls, MT
 
Caldbeck Enterprises Inc
(406) 257-2627
162 Red Fox Run
Kalispell, MT
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Caldbeck Enterprises Inc

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Flathead Boat Rentals
(406) 857-3334
5471 Us Highway 93 S
Somers, MT
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Flathead Boat Rentals

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Glacier Park Boat Co
(406) 257-2426
586 Columbia Falls Stage
Kalispell, MT
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It ain't rocket science

While you might feel like you've hit warp factor 10 in these powerful vessels, jet propulsion is as close as your local outdoor shop. Both high-powered jet boats and motorcycle-style PWCs operate on the same principle - the vessel is propelled by water shot out the back of the craft - no propellers involved. Originally designed to navigate New Zealand's shallow, fast-flowing rivers, today's jet-powered watercraft are found world-wide and can take you almost anywhere. And unlike powerboats , jet boats can stop fairly quickly by reversing the engines in a trick called the “Hamilton Turn.”

Jet boats

Another wide-ranging powerboat, jet boats can be a modest 12 feet or reach lengths of 60 feet or more. Fast and maneuverable, they can be speed-of-light cruisers for the fastest day trip ever. But be warned, these boats become difficult to steer when the motor cuts out. And though they're capable of wending through shallow waterways, their sensitive engines can quickly get clogged with weeds, silt, mud and litter.

Prices range as widely as the models, with small jet boats starting at $15,000 and climbing to well over a million. Used models start at about $3,000 and rise accordingly.

Personal Watercraft (PWC)

WaveRunner, Jet Ski or Sea-Doo - they're all personal watercraft (PWC). Designed to hold a lone water-ranger or a posse of four, these high-powered water broncos are straddled as you would a horse, and are just as fun to r...

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