Jeff Hemmel

Mark Hahn 300-Mile Race Set For Feb. 27
The Mark Hahn Memorial 300 Mile Race is now approximately one month away. The popular endurance race, held annually in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is set for February 27, 2010.
REVIEW: Sea-Doo’s New 210 Challenger SE
Anyone remember the first wave of jet boats? It seems everyone, from major builder to niche player, tossed their hat in the ring. Jet boats were fun, but they were basically  just biggie-sized PWC. No one would consider buying one ...
What To Look For In Wakeboards
Wondering what makes one wakeboard cost $1000, while another can be had for as little as $200? I looked into the issue for Boating Magazine, and the story is now online. Check it out here. ...
Electric Watercraft To Be At Miami Boat Show
It’s a boat, it’s a PWC, it’s a…SeaBob. A really personal watercraft, the SeaBob is like a dive scooter on steroids. Powered by a 7hp electric engine and a jet pump system that will be familiar to PWC enthusiasts, ...
Cypress Gardens To Become…Legoland?
According to a report Wednesday in the St. Petersburg Times, Cypress Gardens, the classic Florida theme park with a strong history of water skiing, will become a Legoland. Just last ...
Riva Sends Aid To Haiti
Hats off to Riva Motorsports. This morning the PWC mega-dealer and aftermarket powerhouse shipped three pallets of food and supplies to Haiti on a chartered flight into Port-au-Prince. According to Riva’s Dave Bamdas, one of the company’s employees lost 10 ...
SBT Offering Lower Prices On “Retro” Engines
SBT announced last week the company would be expanding its retro engine pricing program, now offering reduced prices on a total of eight engine packages, including the popular Yamaha 701. It was ...
Rider Pulls Barrel Roll During Surf Race
I’ve argued for years that PWC racing needs more surf events, simply because the action is that much more intense. Surf also, however, provides a chance for a rider to do something like this…
Stjernstrom Resigns From Kawasaki, Takes Position With Monster
Longtime Kawasaki employee Bruce Stjernstrom has resigned form Kawasaki, and plans to assume a position with Monster Beverage Company. Stjernstrom, most recently Kawasaki’s Director of Marketing, has a long history in the personal watercraft industry. He served as the Director of ...
Yamaha Claims Four-Out-Of-Five Best Sellers For ‘09
Yamaha has once again claimed the best-selling watercraft of the year, with the Yamaha VX Cruiser taking top honors according to state registration data compiled for the period Oct. 1, 2008 ...

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