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The Top 23+ Must Have Accessories For Jet Ski Riders

The thing about getting into a hobby is that you start out slowly, then over time, you learn the items you need to either make your life easier or simply got to have it by law. The problem is that we don’t know what we don’t know.

I’m pretty sure many of you are feeling that way about your new jet skis. You’re ready to get on the water, but maybe wondering what you need? What gear should you carry? What things are required by law? I’ve driven more jet skis than I care to admit, and I’ve noticed a few items that tend to be my go-to. Then we also have the stuff that keeps you legal and safe on the water.

In this post, I want to cover all these must have accessories. It’s stuff that I’ve learned over the years that I either needed, wish I had sooner, or simply kept me legal and safe while on my jet ski. Without waiting, let’s dig in below!

How Did I Determine What Accessories To List?

You’ll come across many lists telling you what gear to get for your jet ski, but most of them have no thought put to them or just re-writes of someone else’s work.

My list is based off years in the jet ski world, selling, buying and working at a dealership. I’ve seen the pain points and the questions people have.

Below is a list of what I’m looking for to help build the list below. Knowing this, you can see where I come from and why the items are in this article.

  1. The item must have safety in mind.
  2. The item can’t be overly expensive without a good reason.
  3. It’s something I use on the daily.
  4. It’s an item I wish I got sooner.
  5. It needs to improve your riding experience.
  6. It can save you money.
  7. Something that most don’t know about.

While everything in this list doesn’t hit all these points, a good portion do. Now that you know the reason for the list, let’s talk about the gear below.

1. A Few Life Jackets

3 life PWC life jackets in each style and comfort.

One of the most crucial items to have is a life jacket. Not only are life jackets required by law, but they could also save your life. A life jacket will keep you afloat if you get hurt and fall off.

Getting the right size life jacket is critical – too big you’ll slip out of it when in the water or could put your head below water, and too small doesn’t have enough buoyancy to keep you afloat.

You’ll also want a couple of vests in various sizes for when guests come over and for passengers that ride with you.

The O’Neill Men’s Superlite USCG Life Vest (Amazon Link Ad) is what I like to use.

2. Dry Box For Your Phone

Sea-Doo dry phone storage area.

With phones getting more expensive every year, it only makes sense to get the correct protection.

They make waterproof pouches, and they work okay, but I say stick to the small dry boxes like the Plano Guide Series Waterproof Case (Amazon Link Ad). The Plano box will have soft padding inside of it to protect your phone from the bumpy ride. Throw a rag with your wallet + keys in, and you’ll be ready to ride.

If you think about it, your smartphone is one of the most vital things you can carry with you. You can make a call from it if you get hurt or need a tow. You can use Google or Apple Maps to plot where you need to go by water. You can even use the “Find My” app if someone is lost on the water, and you have to find them. 

3. Bungee Dock Line

Bungee line for jet skis to make tieing up easier.

Marine dock line such as double braid nylon ones are used by most for tying up to the docks.

I prefer Bungee Dock Line (Amazon Link Ad) because it’s the easiest to use when wrapping around cleats. The bungee dock line also works great because it has the slack that is needed if the water is choppy.

If you want to learn how to tie up to a dock, here is a great video showing you how.

4. The Different Types Of Anchors

Mushroom anchors for jet skis.

If you plan on hanging out in a cove, fishing, or exploring the water, then you’ll need an anchor.

Not any anchor will do, as many won’t fit in most skis, so that is why I created this guide here to help you find the best anchor.

5. Get A Solar Battery Charger!

Showing solar charger

A solar panel battery charger is one of the smartest things you can buy. Let me explain.

Driving your car every day keeps the battery charged and active for years.

You don’t drive your watercraft as often, and the battery goes flat quicker because of this.

Keeping your battery charged and active for years is easy with a solar battery charger.

You’ll want to stay under 5-watts for solar chargers, anything more will damage the battery. Solar chargers are meant to trickle charge and also maintain batteries, which is perfect to use for the off season to keep your battery from dying.

I’m a fan of the ALLPOWERS 18V 5W Portable Solar Car Battery Charger (Amazon Link Ad), but anything that charges a 12-volt battery and is under 5 watts will do.

6. PWC Fenders/Bumpers – They Protect The Hull

Black boat fenders on shelf.

Fenders (also called bumpers) are great when you dock and don’t want to damage the hull.

Fenders for the front and rear on one side are all you need. The kemimoto PWC Boat Fender (Amazon Link Ad) works great because of its hinged design.

Tip: Before docking, you’ll want to have the fenders out and on the side you plan on docking at.

7. A Shock Tube For Pull Sports

PWC shock tube and impeller protector.

Sucking stuff up in your propulsion system is the same feeling as getting a flat tire in your car. Both are not fun, and both leave you stranded until you get the problem fixed.

What if they made a tool that lowered the chances of getting a flat tire, I bet you would buy it. That is what a shock tube or also known as an impeller protector (Amazon Link Ad) does; it’s a tool to keep you from sucking up your towing lines.

8. Towable Tubes

Airhead Finish Line towable tube for 3 riders.

Being pulled on a tube is the best experience you can have on the water! There is nothing else like it, and it’s a perfect activity for the whole family to do.

Every tube is different, so it’s essential to get the one that fits your style of riding.

Check out the 8 Craziest and Oddest Tubes on the Market!

9. Things To Get With Towable Tubes

Let’s not forget about the items that go along with towable tubes.

  • 12-Volt Inflator.
  • Tow Rope.
  • Booster Ball (Amazon Link Ad).

10. A Telescoping Paddle, Just In-Case

Expanding Attwood Paddle, showing how it expands.

A paddle is something you’ll never need until you really need one. You may never have any problems listed below, but if you do, you’ll be glad you got a paddle.

You could use a paddle…

  • if you run out of gas.
  • if you sucked up rocks.
  • if you sucked up a rope.
  • if your battery is dead.
  • if you need something to wave down passing boaters.
  • As a tool to extend to someone hurt and floating in the water.

A paddle even makes a great Christmas or Birthday gift for the boater in your life!

The Attwood Emergency Telescoping Paddle (Amazon Link Ad) is what I use. I like it because it’s telescoping, so it stores neatly and compactly in the front storage.

11. A Cable Lock To Secure The PWC

Master Lock Python cable lock.

So you got your machine home and on the dock. You might be asking yourself, “how do I lock this thing down”? The best way is with a cable lock around the front bow hook.

Most drive-up docks have a place for you to wrap your cable lock around. Be sure to still use dock line for holding the watercraft, along with the cable lock.

The cable lock will also work for trailers, lifts, and everything in-between.

I recommend the Master Lock Python Adjustable Keyed Cable Lock Here (Amazon Link Ad)

12. A Whistle On Every Life Jacket!

Neoprene watercraft life jacket with whistle attached to it.

Most states require you to have a whistle or an air horn within reach.

What I do is buy a bunch of whistles and attach them to every life jacket I own. This way, no matter what, I always have a whistle and so do my guests.

Most states want you to have a safety whistle (Amazon Link Ad) because of its high visibility. I might be a little paranoid, but I also carry an air horn too when I ride my ski.

13. A Dry Bag For All The things You Carry

PWC dry bag on dock near Sea-Doo.

A dry bag works great to keep your phone, wallet, registration, insurance papers, spare clothes, a towel, and everything else you carry dry.

I’ve always been a big fan of bags like this (Amazon Link Ad) for the color and quality of the bag. A great feature with dry bags is that they’re buoyant enough to float if you drop them in the water.

14. The Clothing I Suggest You Wear

Paddle, bungee dock line and other gear inside Spark.

Here is a list of recommended clothing you should have when riding.

  • Riding Gloves.
  • Rash Guard (Amazon Link Ad).
  • Sunscreen (Got to stay protected from the UV light!).
  • Sunglasses.
  • Water shoes (keeps you from slipping and hurting your feet).
  • Wetsuit/drysuit (Cold weather riding).
  • Wetsuit bottoms.
  • Towel.

To see the complete list of what to wear click here.

15. A Certain Type Of Cooler

When it comes to coolers, you want one that is flexible and not a hard body. Storage compartments are oddly shaped openings, and a hard cooler won’t work.

I recommend getting a cooler that collapses, like the CleverMade SnapBasket Soft-Sided Collapsible Cooler (Amazon Link Ad).

A cooler is a nice way to keep your food and drinks cold. Many lakes have islands where you can anchor and get out the cooler and have lunch. One favorite spot of mine is a restaurant on the water, and having a cooler where you can bring back leftovers is a nice plus.

16. Fishing Items

Jet Ski Fish Finder

If you plan on using your craft for fishing, you’ll need a place to put your rods. Sure, you could lay your fishing rods in the footwells, but why do that when they have rod holders?

You can buy fishing racks (Amazon Link Ad) and rod holders that fit on the back of many watercraft.

All 3 major brands have their own fishing class of watercraft, Sea-Doo, Yamaha and now Kawasaki.

17. A Re-boarding Ladder

Reboarding ladder for Yamaha Waverunner showing how to use it.

It’s easy to overlook a ladder in the buying process, but it’s one of those things you come to find out you really need. You might also find that the ladder you have now isn’t long enough or simply doesn’t work for you.

If you don’t have a ladder or the one you have now won’t cut it, then you can get the Hardline Products EZ Riser Boarding Ladder (Amazon Link Ad). It does have a 300-pound weight capacity and is easy to store away too.

To clear up some confusion, these reboarding ladders are for getting back on the craft, not getting into the water. You only use them when in the water.

18. Sound System, Stock And Aftermarket

Sea-Doo RXT-X with sound system and tech package.

Nothing better than listening to your favorite music while riding. Many models don’t have a built-in stereo system, but there are wireless Bluetooth speakers available.

Check out the Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon (Amazon Link Ad).

I also have a guide here to cover the options you have for speakers and Bluetooth systems.

19. An Extra Kill-Switch Lanyard

It doesn’t hurt to keep an extra lanyard around, as it’s a good chance the one you have now will get lost in the future.

If you’re not sure what lanyard to get then the universal style like the JET LOGIC UL-3 Ultimate PWC Safety Lanyard (Amazon Link Ad) will work for Kawasaki, Yamaha, Polaris, Honda, and some Sea-Doo. They are tethered to either your wrist or your life jacket and are the kill switch if you fall off.

If you have a modern Sea-Doo with the DESS key, then you can’t buy just any lanyard, you will need to program your keys, and we go over that here.

20. A Watercraft Cover

Sea-Doo Spark with cover on it on a trailer with spare tire.

A cover protects your machine from the sun and water, it’s two worst enemies!

The best covers are the ones you get from the manufacturer, but even a basic universal fitting one (Amazon Link Ad) will be fine for most people.

For more info on covers, I have a guide here.

21. Your Trailer Needs A Few Things, Too

Jet ski tongue jack makes it easy to move

Here is the list of things I suggest:

To see more trailer items check out our post here.

Tongue Jack: Trust me, you want to get a tongue jack; it’s a real back saver! Installing a tongue jack is not hard and only a few tools are required. This video does a great job of showing you how to install a tongue jack.

Ratchet Straps: There is a learning curve to ratchet straps, but you need them on the rear of your craft when hauling on the road. This video does a great job of showing you how they work.

Trailer Light Adapter: Most newer trucks need the trailer light adapter, as PWC trailers still use the older rectangle plug and newer trucks have the larger round plug.

22. Safety & First Aid Kit

You never know what can happen, so a safety kit is nice to have.

You can build your own kit by getting the items below and putting them in a dry box.

Safety Kit List

  • Screwdriver, Phillips and flathead.
  • 10mm and 13mm wrenches.
  • Needle-nose pliers.
  • SOS flashlight.
  • Extra whistle.
  • Extra dock line.
  • The number to TowBoat or any boat towing services.
  • Spare cash.
  • A small first aid kit (Amazon Link Ad).
  • Knife (There have been a few times that I needed to cut rope or something to get my ski freed).
  • Bookmarked my website in your phone for the times you suck up ropes or your watercraft won’t start.

The 10mm and 13mm are the most common bolt sizes you’ll run into. There have been a few times I’ve had one not start because the battery cables were loose and using the 10mm wrench had me back running.

More than likely, you’ll never need this safety kit, but it’s nice having one, especially if you do long rides.

23. The Cleaner and Polish I Recommend

Cleaning a boat can be different from cleaning a car. You should avoid cleaners and especially waxes made for cars, as the fiberglass/gel-coat is very different from the metal/paint on a car.

I’m a big fan of 3M Marine products, no joke I’ve had this stuff work miracles.

For general cleaning, you can use any marine soap; stick to the marine stuff, as it’s biodegradable.

If you want the step by step on how to clean, I go into great detail here. After cleaning a few thousand skis you learn some very neat tricks and I share them all.

24. A Drive-Up Lift To Keep The PWC Out Of The Water

EZ Dock jet ski drive-up lift dock with rollers on display.

If you live on the water and want to keep your craft on the water for easy access, I suggest getting a drive-up lift.

You want to keep the watercraft out of the water when you’re not using it, or you can do some damage. These lifts also help to protect against the elements, so your machine is not banging up against the dock in a bad storm.

Make sure to get one that fits the length of your watercraft, as you don’t want the rear of the machine touching too much of the water.

Author

Steven

I started working at a power sports dealership in 2007, I worked in parts, service counter, and as a technician before moving to sales in 2013. I created StevenInSales.com in 2014 to answer common watercraft questions I would get from people. Now managing the site full-time, I continue to provide advice and web tools for my readers about watercraft. I've owned several watercraft, with a Sea-Doo Spark as my current main PWC.

Comments

  1. Steve – I have found that the rearview mirrors on my Yamaha WaveRunner are bordering on useless for me – mostly because they sit so low. Have you ever come across an after-market rearview mirror that I could attach that would be more elevated? I found some that attach to motorcycle handlebars that would fit the bill but the mounting hardware would not work because of the shape and size of the WaveRunner handlebars.

    Thanks!

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    • This is very common with all manufacturers, especially on the newer bodies. It used to be that you could get adjustable side mirrors but it seems they’re all going to fixed and almost useless mirrors. The problem with adding bike mirrors is that you attach them to the handlebars and that takes away grip for your hands and it’s never in the same spot as the handlebars are always moving. I’ve had a few people have good luck with round blind spot mirrors, some have even found square ones that fit way better inside the mirror and makes the view angle a lot better. You can also try clip-on tow mirrors but they can be tricky and bulky to put on.

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  2. Quick question Steve. Many of the reviews for the shock tubes available on Amazon suggest the 24 inch tubes (the only ones that seem to be available) is too short. Do you agree? Could I just whip up a homemade shock tube with a pool noodle?

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    • A pool noodle will work, it won’t last long but it’ll work. A shock tube is not perfect, it’ll help but the best thing to do is avoid going in reverse and knowing where your line is.

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  3. Hi Steven, long shot question but I’m looking to use my future Seadoo to scuba dive in a lake. Only issue is carrying a dive tank. Have you ever seen a jet ski used for diving? Do you know where I might look for something to secure one tank ? Thanks!

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  4. Hi Steve. Thank you for all the valuable information you’ve put together on this site.

    Regarding general maintenance, do you recommend any particular lubrication products be applied to the IBR and/or other areas each time the ski is taken out if the water?

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    • The iBR should have all the needed grease on it and it should last a good long time. It mostly uses nylon bushings for rubbing points as grease will dissolve in the water. I sometimes spray WD40 on the metal in the rear before and after going to saltwater but that is more to do with corrosion.

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  5. I have 2 SeaDoo 2013 RTX-X AS 260 – we recently found a new jam which is on the river (for hours). Our last day was 7 hours and burned almost all the gas lol. One issue, storage. I am finding out that the LinQ system doesn’t fit this model until 2016. I’d like to get a cooler on the back which would free up the front. Anyone have any ideas on a sturdy way to add a cooler or storage b box?

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  6. Shock tube or Booster ball- which one is better to ensure the rope doesn’t get sucked up in the impeller?? Thanks so much!

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  7. Thank you for writing a very informative article. My wife and I are planning on purchasing a Yamaha Waverunner FX CRUISER SVHO. Do you have any recommendations on an all aluminum trailer?

    In the beginning of my jet ski research, I had my heart set on a Sea Doo Fish Pro. I loved the idea of caring a hard cooler on the rear of the ski. Until I watched a video on maintaining the Sea Doo. I realized that the engine compartment has petitions, which resulted in poor drainage. It left a small amount of water on the bottom of the engine compartment. I plan on using the ski for fishing in saltwater.

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    • All jet skis will retain a small amount of water but they all have bailer tubes that suck that water out. This normal operation for any jet ski. For aluminum trailers, I like Triton over the many other options. Not only do they look better but I’ve seen those suckers last the longest of any trailer I’ve come across.

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  8. Hi Steven, Love your posts! We used the things to consider before buying a used jet ski guide when we recently purchased a 2005 seadoo GTX 155 with 91 hours on it. We love it so far! Two questions though…
    When we are in idle in a no wake zone, it makes kind of like a grinding or vibrating sound… any thoughts on what that could be? The weird sound stops as soon as we accelerate out of idle.

    Second, we have a small chip, about 1.5” long in the gel coat that went down to the fiberglass. It is on the top of the ski on the back right side. The dealer wants to charge $300 to fix it. Since it’s not below the water line, and small, would using something like Marine Tex to cover up the ding be ok? Mainly wanting to cover up the exposed fiber glass and protect that.
    Thanks!

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    • Some slight vibration is fine at idle, but some new spark plugs wouldn’t hurt. The Spark plugs could be bad or the ignition coils going bad and not firing when they should. The pump itself floats a bit and at idle is more likely to bounce around until you give it more power and it straightens out. Something in the pump or the impeller being damage could cause vibration too. The Marine Tex won’t look as good but will be fine. You want to fill in the spot to stop the fiberglass cracks from spreading and to keep water out.

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  9. Hey Man, Thanks for all the info. The reason for my search regarding this subject is that I just purchased two GTX 155s and they are OTW to Andros Island in the Bahamas as we speak. I plan to do some pleasure/sport riding but my primary interest is exploring. I want to do long overnight rides. Camping on the beaches and exploring inlet waters. Other than fuel, camping gear and standard safety gear do you recommend anything that I may not be thinking about?

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  10. in regards to the bungee dock lines, I understand how they are tied off to cleats on the dock, but how you are attaching them to the PWC? Are you using the cleat and looping them through or with another device like a clip?

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  11. Fantastic! This is such a great guide thank you for taking the time to complete this.

    Any recxomendations for waxes and cleaning etc?

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    • I’m a fan of 3M Marine Waxes and products. To make the jet ski look really good after washing it I use SC1 Spray – this stuff is the best around.

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  12. Steve I am thinking of buying 2 Yamaha VX deluxe jet ski. They say it is good for pulling a skier but I thght they said it only has 115 HP. Please advise they are either 2017 or 18’s and new.

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  13. Really appreciate the time you took to put this together. I know little about jet skis, however your buying guide and detail review has made my job incredibly easier in determining whether and what I should buy. Thanks!

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  14. Are there stabilizers or something that you can add to a jet ski to make it easier to ride? I have a 1996 Yamaha WaveBlaster 2 that is hard to balance on when trolling or floating compared to the new model units. If there is something out there that would improve its balance that would be great.

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    • I’m not aware of anything that could stabilize a jet ski. I will say that the WaveBlaster 2 is a very unstable machine but they do go stabilize more the faster you go kind of like a bike.

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  15. So informative! Thank you so much! I live in Florida on a lake. Right before Hurricane Irma hit, I pulled my JetSki up on the grass ( instead of keeping it on my floating dock) . The waves were so unbelievable on the lake during the hurricane that a lot of water filled with sand and debris crashed into the rear of my JetSki. Even though I Had it in reverse in hopes of preventing debris from crashing in, there is still a lot of sand and weeds that I keep pulling out of it. What is the best way for me to ensure everything is cleared out of it, short of sending it to the shop? P.S. I did unscrew the drain plug no water came out, so I don’t think there’s water damage to the engine, however I have not started it since the hurricane.

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    • Hope everyone is okay! The best thing to do is take it to the shop if you’re unsure. If it was me I would put it back in the water and shake it up a bit to loosen any debris that may be stuck. I doubt any water got into the engine but if you’re unsure you can take out the dipstick and check to see if the oil looks like a runny milkshake. If the oil is not runny and looks black or a dark amber then you should be fine.

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  16. The foldable anchor you recommend. I recently got it, and it works great. One question though, is there a way to quickly dry it, or do you just stow it wet and forget it? Seems like it would grow mold, etc. Any tips for after use care?

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    • I fling the water off the paddle and store it away. I don’t worry too much about mold as every season I clean all the accessories and the jet ski.

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  17. We recently purchased 2-3 up sparks for our cabin. We tie them off at the dock and use the fenders to protect them. However, we would like to get lifts for them. Any recommendations? Also, is it a good idea to cover them while they are tied up? Thanks in advance.

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    • I highly recommend getting lifts, the drive up kind, if you plan on keeping any jet ski in the water. I talk a little bit about the lifts and such in the bonus section of my e-book here https://www.steveninsales.com/used-jet-ski-buyers-guide/
      but try to get the ones you drive up on. EZ Dock makes some that will work fine, here is their site http://www.ez-dock.com/
      Depending on where you live you can find some local spots that sell these lifts if you google “jet ski dock” with your area code. I recommend letting them install them as they can be a pain unless you know what you’re doing and don’t forget the permits if your lake requires them.

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    • Craigslist, PWC Trader, or your local dealership’s website. If you don’t know where you local dealer is then go to Sea-Doo or Yamaha’s website and do a dealer locator, many dealerships that sell new also sell used.

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  18. Just bought a Sea-Doo RXT-X 300, Red and Black. 300 HP. Cant wait, 0-60 in 3.8 seconds.
    Think it will pull a wake board or tube?
    LMAO, cant wait to ride it!

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    • You’re going to love the RXT-X 300, one of the best looking Sea-Doo ever! And it’s quick too, like stupid quick!

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    • Every State is different but the big ones are 1) life jacket 2) Whistle 3) Registration Numbers. Many States require you to have some form of identification on you and it’s best to keep that in a dry bag like we mentioned above along with your other personal items. Above all else see what your state requires you to have while on a Jet Ski.

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  19. For the Seadoo GTI SE is the ski module or X Module better? I would only tow tubers. Is the retractable ski pylon worth the cost?

    Also, what about the bilge pump kit? Is that necessary?

    Handles with palm grips?

    Last question, is there a big difference in trailers? I am only going to start with one PWC and maybe get a second one the following year.

    Sorry, this will be my first purchase and just want to make sure I am only buying what I need for accessories.

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    • Get the Ski-Module, it’s way better and more useful. Is it worth it to have the Ski Pylon? Yes, but it’s not needed. The ski pylon will make your ski a little bit more valuable when you go to sell it. It’s only useful for pulling Skier’s as it gets the line higher for them and it also helps to keep the rope out of the water more and lowers the risk of sucking it up. You don’t need it if you just pull tubes, but I highly recommend getting the Shock Tube if you do pull anything.

      The bilge pump is merely personal preference. These things are not like a boat and don’t take on much water if at all. They do have bailers tubes that suck water out but only work when the engine is on. If you plan on keeping the craft in the water 100% of the time then yes get the bilge pump. But if you keep it on a floating dock or on a trailer then it’s not worth the money.

      Any 2016 and up Sea-Doo will have the palm grips and yes they are worth it. If you get an older model Sea-Doo I would recommend putting them on.

      I recommend getting an Aluminum trailer. If you plan on having 2 but one for right now then looks at getting a double trailer now to save you in the future. The prices of trailers go up every year just like watercraft and not having to worry about trading in a single next year is worth it. Plus, aluminum double trailers hold their value very well if you ever want to upgrade it in the future. I go into more detail about what accessories to get for your trailer to make sure you’re good to go here.

      First purchase? I’ve been getting a lot of these. I think I’ll create a guide for the first-time buyer soon. Let me know if you have any more questions you would like answered.

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  20. A few Sea Doo Spark related questions since you are owner:
    A few details I just purchased a 3up HO and a Trixx
    Are they powerful enough to pull a skier?
    Any Spark specific accessories you recommend?

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    • Yes, a Spark with a 90HP engine is powerful enough to pull a skier. Here is a video of a guy being pulled with a Spark while on a Wake Skate. Just make sure to follow your State laws, you might only use the 3-seater with a spotter to be legal but each State is different. Ask your local dealer what the law is for your State. As for accessories, I would start off with getting the Cover and the Snap-in Fenders. If you can look into the retractable dock line as that can be useful when you go to the docks for a short stop. Don’t forget the basic must have accessories we mention above like life jacket, whistle, dock line, and waterproof phone box. If you plan on doing a lot of towing then make sure to get the Shock Tube we mention above as that can help to lower the chances of sucking up tow rope. —One more thing, you’re going to have a blast on that Trixx!

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    • Yes, most of this stuff will fit. The bigger accessories like the Towable Tubes might not unless it’s small and deflated. Sometimes on long jet ski trips or rides, I have a dry bag hanging off a tow hook or something that I put items in.

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  21. Steven,

    I have a question concerning the 155 wake edition. Can you really use to ski an adult behind or better just to use them for wakeboarding and tubing?

    Thanks

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      • It was not possible with a 135hp SeaDoo rental model with 2 skis (forget mono skiing). To be legal there must be a spotter on the back too, adding weight. Getting the ski on the plane and pulling the skier up at the same time wasn’t possible. As an experienced skier, it was getting somewhat close, but bogged down trying to get on the plane and left you in transition way too long to hold it. 215hp or higher is needed. 155hp would be borderline at best. With 3 big dudes, maybe not. Tubing is fine and takes much less power. I don’t wakeboard, so I don’t know the requirements.

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  22. Amazing! Just bought a sea doo gti se today and I was looking for things to complement the fun!! Thankful for this amazing article! Tks

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