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    Ride Plate Question

    I have a kind of silly question about ride plates and there design. I have noticed on most jetski's the ride plate is flat on the bottom where it makes contact with the water. I have learned that the flatter this is the better off you are and if you change it's angle you can change how the ski rides in the water. On my ski the ride plate is a "V" shape just like the front of the hull. It is a kind of "flat" V but it is not anything close to what other ski's are.

    Which design is better? and why?

    Oh, I have a Genesis...


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    She likes the bike. But the ski gets her wet!!!! xlint89's Avatar
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    My understanding is if it has a recess, it raises the nose promoting better top speed. The V shape I think is to promote better turning. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

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