Jet Power Newark DE

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.

Boatguys
(410) 632-4100
8415 Newark Road
Newark, DE
 
Carlisle`s
(302) 737-0100
1006 Old Churchmans Road
Newark, DE
 
Carlisles Marine Outbd Motrs
(302) 737-0100
1006 Old Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE
Services
Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

I Goldberg The Great Outdoor Store
(302) 999-0124
3626 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Marine Orations
(302) 998-4224
3422 Old Capitol Trl
Wilmington, DE
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Eastern Marine
(302) 737-6603
931 S Chapel St
Newark, DE
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Carlisle's
(302) 737-0100
1006 Old Churchmans Road
Newark, DE
 
Boaters World Marine Centers
(302) 737-4595
1321 Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE
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Parts, Aftermarket Accessories, Supplies, Storage

Marine Robt Electrcn
(302) 998-3950
2103 Othoson Ave
Wilmington, DE
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Tony`s Outboard Repair
(302) 998-1262
2036 Telegraph Road
Wilmington, DE
 

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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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