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    Who makes the most reliable 3 seater ski that runs over 64 mph

    I would like to hear some opinions here......

    Who makes the all around most reliable, most comfortable, best rough water ride, NON supercharged, 3 seater jetski?

    Thank you!


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    Hmm, it's going to be Sea-Doo or Yamaha, but I'm not as familiar with the newest N/A models.

    The new VXR/S from Yamaha has the largest N/A engine available over 1800 cc and will hit 68 mph but it's not the best rough water model.

    The FX-HO will hit all your requirements and I know you can get a 2008 FX-HO up to 64 mph with this kit, which Jerry sells in his store:
    http://www.rivayamaha.com/pwc_pkgs/ry_rpm_fxho_08.asp

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoYamma View Post
    Hmm, it's going to be Sea-Doo or Yamaha, but I'm not as familiar with the newest N/A models.

    The new VXR/S from Yamaha has the largest N/A engine available over 1800 cc and will hit 68 mph but it's not the best rough water model.

    The FX-HO will hit all your requirements and I know you can get a 2008 FX-HO up to 64 mph with this kit, which Jerry sells in his store:
    http://www.rivayamaha.com/pwc_pkgs/ry_rpm_fxho_08.asp
    Thank you. I've heard the VXR/S is very reliable and good speed for no supercharger. Does this ski have ample storage? Adjustable handlebars? Trim?

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    Search is your friend..........

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    I HIGHLY suggest you ride a vxr in choppy water before you buy one. I spent a good bit of time on them and in fact quite a few miles on one yesterday. On flat calm fine but you stated rough water. Well just the little lake chop and all the boat traffic it was not the ride I would want to spend too many days on. I am sure you know enough people to ride the different skis whichever they are before you buy them.
    The FXHO would be a much better decision in the Yamaha line. I would also recommend you look at the Kawasaki 15F. These are the two skis I recommend to friends that are looking for a ski with the same expectations as you.
    I know I started a war since I suggested a Kawasaki but do your own research of that ski.

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    Forget the 3 seater, get a GP1300R

    non supercharged, but can easily be as fast as a supercharged X boat


    Ok I never thought I'd ever say this... But the RXTX is a nice ride and quick, not sure about the non SC 4 strokes, sorry

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    Pretty much you're looking at Yamaha's FX HO for that. I wouldn't recommend a VXR if you ride where there's any real waves. Kawi STX-15s run just under that limit (62). A Sea Doo GTI 155 is also too slow at more like 59 mph.

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    From the Seadoo side of things, I have been hearing a lot of good things about the GTR215. Not sure how it is in the chop, but everyone who has one seems to love it and its very affordable.

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    Gtr215 is fine in the chop, direct handling, skips over the waves with ease. 55 hrs on mine trouble free.

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    Mike's GP , sorry ..... but you are of no help! 1st they want a 3-seater, and a ski that is good in chop. Now as you know the GP1300 is none of those things.

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