Interesting Myrtle Beach Jet Ski Facts

Jet Ski Myrtle BeachPersonal watercraft, likewise known by the more familiar name of jet ski, have ended up being an exceptionally popular water sport vehicle for use out in the ocean, marshlands and intercoastal waterway. Myrtle Beach Jet Skis are a great source of recreation on the water and are also an alternative method for dolphin watching instead of the traditional dolphin cruise ships.

The name jet ski derives from the fact they are propelled by a high speed jet of water shooting out the back of the craft and that the early models needed the rider to stand and hang on to a steering system. The jet skis ability to carve sharp turns and leap wakes advises of snowboarding therefore the name jet ski. These models are hard to ride and require a certain quantity of athletic capability of the rider. Due to the fact that of this they quickly paved the way to the todays models that the rider sits on similar to the method a motorcycle is ridden.

A Myrtle Beach jet ski is propelled by a water-jet pump which draws water in through an underwater grate and shoots it out the rear of the craft under high pressure which moves the craft through the water. The water-jet pump is generally driven by a two cylinder fuel engine.

The jet ski, in reality, is a full-fledged boat. The operator of a jet ski has the same duties as the operator of any other boat and should stick to many of the same guidelines and policies of larger boats. Because of their distinct operating characteristics some states have a different set of rules for the operation of jet skis. Click here to see the rules for South Carolina.

There are several models and sizes of jet skis. They vary from the smaller single person craft to the large three seat designs (this is the design used by Action Water Sportz for their Myrtle Beach Jet Skis). The larger three seat models have effective engines that allow them to pull a water skier. To lawfully pull a water skier there should be room on the craft for an observer and the skier in addition to the chauffeur.

Safely running a jet ski requires understanding and knowledge of its use. The operator must understand the operation of all the controls and where they lie. This understanding together with regard for others who are on the water will lead to an exciting and fun time on the water and bring you safely back to coast prepared to head out once again. Prior to your rental time, Action Water Sportz guides provide complete operation and safety instructions for the use of their Myrtle Beach Jet Ski rentals.

Yes it is winter, but it is also a great time to dream of your time on the waterway or ocean with your family while on vacation in Myrtle Beach next year. We are taking reservations for spring and summer 2017 so give us a call today!

Action Water Sportz

1525 13th Ave N

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

(843) 280-4100

Action Water Sportz Barefoot Landing

2051 Bridge View Ct

North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582


Action Water Sportz Little River

4430 Kingsport Road

Little River sc 29566


Areas Served

North Myrtle Beach, Little River, Longs, Myrtle Beach, Calabash NC, Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach NC, Shallotte NC, Conway, Loris,

Tabor City NC, Supply NC, Murrells Inlet, Green Sea

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