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    Looking for the best sit down surf PWC with good range

    I follow the coast line along in the breaking zone doing some jumping but more about surfing/playing on the waves anything from 2' to 8' they are all good. Running along the top as they break. Crossing them forwards and backwards. Getting into tight spots all the time and need something that is light, maneuverable, and good instant responce acceleration.

    I have a 2013 Yamaha VXR now, which has been great, my ski before was a Kawasaki 260x which couldn't surf as well, too heavy or too v nose, I'm not sure which but the lip on the bow would catch an edge turning at the bottom of a wave and roll. The VXR can do this easily and I can't really fault it except maybe a bit more thrust might be handy, and maybe lighter but it's time for a new ski.

    Just wondering what is out there now that might be better.

    I imagine something lighter with a large diameter jet and a higher gunwale (not sure if that's the right term, a higher lip or edge at the bow)

    I'd like good power but don't need supercharged, but that would be ok too, but no turbocharged.

    I don't need any gadgets like trim or cruise just a throttle and handlebars.

    Any suggestions ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_S View Post
    I follow the coast line along in the breaking zone doing some jumping but more about surfing/playing on the waves anything from 2' to 8' they are all good. Running along the top as they break. Crossing them forwards and backwards. Getting into tight spots all the time and need something that is light, maneuverable, and good instant responce acceleration.

    I have a 2013 Yamaha VXR now, which has been great, my ski before was a Kawasaki 260x which couldn't surf as well, too heavy or too v nose, I'm not sure which but the lip on the bow would catch an edge turning at the bottom of a wave and roll. The VXR can do this easily and I can't really fault it except maybe a bit more thrust might be handy, and maybe lighter but it's time for a new ski.

    Just wondering what is out there now that might be better.

    I imagine something lighter with a large diameter jet and a higher gunwale (not sure if that's the right term, a higher lip or edge at the bow)

    I'd like good power but don't need supercharged, but that would be ok too, but no turbocharged.

    I don't need any gadgets like trim or cruise just a throttle and handlebars.

    Any suggestions ?
    My 2013 Yamaha FX Sho does all the things you listed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trckdrvr View Post
    My 2013 Yamaha FX Sho does all the things you listed.
    I did try one back when mine was new it was a bit heavier and not quite as nimble as the vrx but definitely fast.


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