Autonomous Kawasaki Jet Ski technology unearthed in patent filings – report

The world’s leading Jet Ski website, The Watercraft Journal, has unearthed patent filings that show Kawasaki is developing an automated ‘circle back’ rescue function if the rider falls off, a shallow water warning system, more detailed fuel-consumption tracking for long-distance rides, an electric supercharger – and more!

Police and Maritime crackdown on Jet Ski hoons in Sydney waterways

NSW Police Marine Area Command and NSW Maritime embarked on a joint taskforce last weekend in Jet Ski hoon trouble spots, with more than 1000 vessels stopped, and about 70 fines issued for speeding and other offences.

Jet Ski and PWC registration fees hit new highs in Australia – UPDATE

Owners of Jet Skis and personal watercraft continue to be discriminated against in NSW and South Australia with significantly higher registration costs than for boats – while every other state simply charges the same fee as a boat. Here’s how registration costs for Jet Skis and personal watercraft vary across Australia.

Jet Ski and PWC licence fees hit $1000 in Australia, how every state compares

There are renewed calls for fairer fees for Jet Ski and personal watercraft licences across Australia after one state eclipsed the $1000 barrier for a 10-year licence, while some jurisdictions have a modest one-off lifetime cost.