Yamaha Waverunner VXS
Year 2013
Length 11 ft
Price Call

Boat Details
Hull Material OtherBeam 3 ft 10 in 
Dry Weight 721 lbMax Seating Capacity 3 
Fuel Capacity 15 gal    


Feel the rush of speeding across the water and thrill of turning on a dime. Engineered for competition and aggressive riding, this competition-level boat delivers lightweight, agile handling with the added capability of sharing the ride with those who crave adventure. A super-quick, 4-stroke 1.8 liter Yamaha Marine engine boasts the largest displacement in its class, matching the performance of the world’s best supercharged boats – without the added costs of a supercharger. The ultra-lightweight NanoXcel® hull is incredibly agile, delivering the most fuel-efficient ride in the high performance category. No matter your riding style – the VXS delivers a playful ride unlike anything else.




  • The most affordable high-performance models in the industry.
  • The performance of the world’s fastest supercharged models without the added cost of a supercharger and intercooler.
  • Dominating the Normally Aspirated class on the 2012 IJSBA national tour.
  • Class-leading acceleration and top speed out of the box supported by a wide selection of aftermarket products for racing enthusiasts.
  • Industry’s only race-ready nano-engineered hulls and decks.


The VXR™ and VXS™ return to the Yamaha WaveRunner® line in 2013 as the most affordable, ultra high-performance watercraft today.  Designed to appeal to PWC racers and serious enthusiasts alike; the lightweight, agile VXR™ and VXS™ feature the latest engine and hull technology to deliver an athletically-challenging experience that hardcore rider have sorely missed for some time.


The offspring of the light, compact Yamaha VX™ Series and the ultra high-performance Yamaha FZ Series, these hyperactive WaveRunners® dominated the IJSBA racing scene in their freshman year, winning world and national titles.  Sans the unwanted bells and whistles that do not add to the craft’s performance, the VXR™ and VXS™ are all about heart-pounding power, nimble closed-course handling, and race-tested reliability.


Powerful Yamaha 1.8L High Output Marine Engine

The heart of the Yamaha VXR™ and VXS™ is the industry’s first 1.8L marine engine that is the largest displacement motor ever designed for a personal watercraft. This normally-aspirated Yamaha marine engine produces awesome power, and when coupled with the ultra-light NanoXcelhull and deck; delivers faster top-end speed than competing supercharged models.

Still, this engine is also exceptionally fuel efficient and optimized to deliver the utmost performance using regular unleaded fuel. 


Engine features include:

  • Same lightweight, compact platform as Yamaha’s flagship FZR and FZS high-performance models without the added weight and expense of a supercharger and intercooler.
  • High-torque for excellent acceleration.
  • Open loop cooling for best performance, reliability and low maintenance.
  • Throttle by wire reverse system controls RPM in reverse gear for maximum thrust efficiency.
  • Low maintenance costs.


Yamaha NanoXcelHull and Deck

The VXR and VXS feature the industry’s first and only nanotechnology-engineered hulls, decks, and liners that are the lightest and strongest in the market today.  This is the same material featured on Yamaha’s flagship high-performance FZR and FZS models.  The result is a state of the art watercraft that is quick, nimble, and with the balance and maneuverability that truly connects the rider to the machine.


In today’s more value-minded marketplace, there is nothing like the VXR™ and VXS™ that deliver on the singular goal of offering high-performance at an affordable price.  These models focus on the true essence of what makes watercraft riding fun.

Yamaha VXS

The only affordable ultra high-performance model designed to appeal to PWC racers and serious enthusiasts with added versatility for watersports towing.

  • Three-passenger capacity.
  • Traditional seat design for added versatility.
  • Tow hook and reboarding ladder.
  • Metallic paint exclusive to Yamaha.
  • Available in Black.