PWC Update: 2019 Retail Sales Level with Last Year

“Sales of new personal watercraft, wake sport boats and larger saltwater fishing boats continue to lead growth, while sales of new freshwater fishing boats remain down from year-ago highs.”

PWC Update: Safety Provisions Added to Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill

According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the bill includes language that would mandate the wear of engine cut-off devices for boats under 26-ft.

PWC Update: Batteries

Any batteries that see infrequent use due to off-season storage tend to have a shorter life span, especially if they are not maintained with a trickle charger.

Reeling in PWC Customers

After the release of Sea-Doo’s Fish Pro last fall, more and more fishing enthusiasts are looking at personal watercrafts for an easier, more affordable way to hit the water.

PWC Update: The Groundhog Told Me To Stock My Showroom

Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who did not see his shadow this year, declared that we would have an early spring in 2019. If we are taking that prediction to heart, it is time to dust off those summer display racks and start preparing for a new season of enthusiastic customers.

Sink or Swim? Watercraft Coverage is Here to Keep You Afloat

Personalized watercraft coverage can keep your clients afloat if they find themselves in a sink-or-swim situation.

Must-Have Winterizing Products for PWCs

Winterizing will help ensure that PWCs will be ready to hit the water when the weather warms up.

Boat Fix Telematics Provider Aiming Monitoring Services at Dealers

Using a telematics transmitter installed on the boat, Boat Fix provides real-time data on the top three components that the company found trigger the most alerts: batteries, bilge pumps and shore power.

IJSBA National Championships Relocated Due to Flooding

IJSBA reposted a change of venue on Aug. 18, for the 2018 National Championships from Watkins Glen to Plattsburgh, New York, due to flooding.

‘Wet’ Your Customer’s Appetite for Personal Watercraft

If your customers are reminded how much fun it is to ride a PWC, it might be all they need to make the decision to invest in one, whether it be new or used.

Kawasaki’s Jet Ski SX-R Lets the Good Times Float

Forty-three years ago, Kawasaki created a new phenomenon on the water with the launch of its Jet Ski watercraft. Today, Kawasaki is attempting to reawaken that sentiment as an innovator on the water with the introduction of a four-stroke stand-up PWC – the 2017 Jet Ski SX-R. Combining heritage with its race winning performance, Kawasaki

Gibbs Adds New Model and Appearance To Its 2014 Quadski Lineup

The Gibbs Quadski, billed as the world’s first high-speed sports amphibian, gets a new front-end appearance and a Quadski XL model added to its lineup for 2014. Compared to the standard Quadski, the new Quadski XL offers seating for two, has 11.8 inches of additional wheelbase, is nearly a foot longer and offers increased storage