Glide on water this summer with a Jet Ski!

Summer is nearly here and jet skiing is an awesome activity to keep you entertained. When it comes to finding a jet ski for sale, South Africa has a range of exciting models available. The abundance of scenic spots which are suitable for jet ski owners adds to the appeal of owning a water craft in South Africa. Locating suitable helmets for sale is important especially if you want to try out tricks. It is also vital to find life jackets for sale. Here is useful information about jet skis to get you started.


Jet skis are personnel watercrafts which are used for recreational purposes. The advantage of finding a jet ski is that they are small and easy to manoeuvre. They can reach high speeds as well as being relatively simple to operate. All you need to do to travel across the water is to get on the jetski and turn the throttle. Their shallow design means that these watercrafts can be used close to shore where the water is shallow. Their design also allows them to reach fast speeds. Jet skis are also more affordable than boats. The numerous advantages of finding a jet ski for sale make it easy to see why they are so popular. Although riding a jet ski is fun it is also important to take safety into consideration. It is important to observe safety regulations and to operate your jet ski with caution to prevent accidents.


There are a wide variety of different types of jet skis. The Jet Ski Ultra 310X is a powerful watercraft. It boasts class-leading stability as well as an innovative audio system. It offers riders high speeds and outstanding manoeuvrability. The STX 15-F is another option. This model boasts class-leading power as well as excellent manoeuvrability. Its athletic performance offers a thrilling ride. It has a 1498 cc inline-4 cylinder engine which is both powerful and responsive. The back deck gives the rider enough space to board the watercraft or to take a seat. The Smart Learning Operation mode is great for riders who are operating this model for the first time. The Jet Ski Ultra 310 R offers riders a durable and powerful watercraft. Its athletic design contributes to its superior performance. It has a 1498cc inline 4-cylinder engine. Another advantage to owning this model is its sports seat, storage space and Smart Learning Operation mode.



There are plenty of fun things to do if you find a jet ski for sale. Once you have mastered the basics you can start learning tricks. Safety should be a priority so start with the easier tricks before you tackle the harder ones. It is also advisable to use the safety key on your jet ski to prevent an accident from occurring. Not only will you be able to impress your friends, you can also have the satisfaction of mastering something new. A Bunny Hop is a relatively simple trick. To perform this trick you will need to push the nose of the Jet Ski under the water by leaning forward. After the nose is slightly submerged you will need to accelerate to make it hop. This may also be a practical move if you have to hop over an obstacle in the water. Another trick that you can try is barefooting. To do this trick you will need to have a smooth water surface. Once you have picked up some speed skim the surface of the water with your foot to create a huge spray. Make sure that you do not submerge your foot too deep. Another fun activity that you can try is water skiing. Three seater jet ski’s are the safest option for water skiing. This allows room for a driver as well as a flag holder. The third seat is then available for the skier. The jetski will need to offer enough power for this activity. A 110 hp model is a good choice. If you take the necessary precautions you can also tow a tube behind your water craft. Scuba diving from your Jet Ski is a great activity if you want to explore South Africa’s marvellous aquatic life. Firstly you will need to make sure that your equipment is securely fastened onto your water craft. Take care of your equipment when you are riding to the dive site. It is important to avoid large waves as well as hard bumps. It is also advisable to keep a relatively slow pace to prevent your equipment from falling off. Once you reach the dive site you can fasten your jet ski to a mooring buoy. Diving is a fun activity and if you find a jet ski it is easy to reach your favourite diving spots.

Once you have your Jet Ski it is a great idea to buy some accessories too – from a life jacket to protective gear like helmets for sale. Accessories can add both safety and convenience to your riding experience. Life Jackets for sale are one of the essential items for Jet Ski owners. A waterproof box for your phone is also a useful accessory to have. A dock line will allow you to secure your water craft at docks. An anchor is great if you want to go fishing or relax in a cove. Solar Panels, bumpers and a shock tube are all useful accessories. A dry bag will help to keep items dry if you drop them in the water by accident.


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Bruce Ungersbock

Bruce is an SEO guy that has his eye on the prize and traffic on his mind. A lover of good music and a connoisseur of all things awesome.

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3 Responses

  1. Herkie says:

    To operate a water going vessel, smaller or equal to 9 meters with an engine larger than 15 hp – jet skis included – on dams, rivers, sea and in harbors in South Africa, a skipper license is required.

    With the fast pace of modern life it is not always possible to organize a day or two to sit in a classroom. In some cases, people have to travel far to reach an approved facility.

    As recently as June 2015 the only option you had was to attend a 1 – 2 day course with an approved SAMSA facility. You now have the option to study in your own time in the comfort of your home or office.

    The online course covers the SAMSA syllabus for the ‘R’ (Inland waters) and ‘E’ (1 Nautical Mile Sea) entry level licenses. A holder of a R-license can upgrade to an E-license the moment he/she has the necessary sea hours – without doing another course.

    How does it work?
    1. Cover the 7 modules in the comfort of your home, in your own time and only continue to the next module once feeling comfortable with the current module. There is no time limit set to complete the course.

    2. You will have a message system which you can use to get support or ask questions.

    3. There is a quiz at the end of each module and, if you use it to test yourself honestly, we can guarantee that you will pass the SAMSA examination paper.

    4. On the completion of all the modules, you will receive a certificate stating that you have completed the online course successfully.

    5. You can then contact an approved SAMSA examiner and arrange to write the SAMSA exam. Registered SAMSA examiners, affiliated to Skippers Online are published on our website. Most examiners will allow you to write the exam on a date and time which suits you. No need to wait for a future examination date!

    5. On successful completion of the examination the examiner will issue you with an interim license which is valid for 6 months. The examiner will submit all your documents to SAMSA who in turn will issue your permanent license during the 6 month period.

    For more details, search Junkmail for the Online Skipper Course option.

  2. Flot says:

    do not forget to always wear a life jacket for safety

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