I'm told that if you are dealing with much current you better be careful . Discussion and reviews of Yamaha, Chapparal, Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab, Sea Doo and Sugar Sand Jet Boats. I've been lucky so far that we have never been stuck really bad in the past with either of the two lighter boats we owned. Move to the Helm. They connect to only three wires that run to the gauge. Back in the water in two hours. Experience the excitement and satisfaction of going boating with an Outboard Jet… Just like shovels and strong backs won't always help. We carry a chain saw winch and 400 feet of good rope never let use down yet and we have been stuck realy bad. Lots of rope required to get to a bit of current. Start of day one. the drift sock will be the best $40 you spend on your jet boat and it takes up no room in your boat. Cavitation: The jet unit is starved for water, and usually sounds like a rattle or a can of loose bolts in the back of the boat. The last time I put her high and dry it took a lot of rocking and I was really lucky the fire brigade had just put their rescue boat (Nice fairly large Phantom) in to play (Training) and were more than happy to help push! Just following the right orders. No matter what kind of boat you own, getting something caught in the propulsion system can end a day on the water fast. We have several regional gatherings each year and thousands of tips to help our members enjoy and maintain their boats. You could always do a rain dance and hope for some water. ... After taking off the four bolts I tried to get the housing off that connects to the hull but it's stuck and won't come out. Slow; Lack of acceleration; Vibration; Sluggish; There is a good chance that something is stuck in the pump of your wave runner. Pay attention to these 22 problems now before your boat's engine is ruined beyond repair. An may put you. Troubleshooting your Jet Ski Revving but not going: Something Stuck in the Pump. I would be ready to cut it loose quick if you get it off the shallows and into some deep water. Jet pump removal, housing is stuck. 4. Bury a deadman just upstream so that you can secure a snatchblock to it, run the rope/cable whatever from the boat, through the snatch block to the chute, let her rip. Just some tricks the old Kiwi taught me a few, (1987) years back. Just like shovels and strong backs won't always help. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast of Hole in the Wall Glacier on the Taku River. Last resort is a 3mm wet suit which really sucks when it's cold. Collapse. I had my mechanic check the throttle cable and shifter and … Buddies boat on the Skeena a few years back. Just something to think about if there are no winch points, I have a couple old anchors for holding a herring gill net in place, they've come in handy winching the 4X in the desert. That was on a bunch of softball and larger stones and I can tell you for a fact that they do not roll one bit even though they look round......... No word yet. How big of a parachute do you need? haha just thought I would add some examples of being stuck. I don't care if you have 300 or 400 feet of rope and a winch if there is not a good anchor point it won't help. I used to have a jet boat(not a Seadoo) and sometimes crap got caught in the pump.A sail boat repairer made me out of stainless wire a tool that helped.About a 5 foot long stainless wire and on each end was a clamped loop. Stuck jet boat. I see cargo chutes on ebay cheap and have thought about getting one they look real compact when rolled up. Try to have as many solutions to the problem as it may take because there is no one thing that fixes all the problems. Wind and rain dislodge boat trapped on rocks above Niagara Falls for 101 years. Have a rope sewn into both sides with a spliced loop in each end. As far as new jet boats are concerned, jet boats can vary from $30,000 to $200,000 depending on the make of the boat, the engine specifics, and the various standard or options. Shifting occures at the rear of the jet pump. 2011 Sea-Doo Jet Boat Series Repair and Maintenance Manual: Only $24.50: Professional Keyword Searchable Factory OEM Manual - 640 Pages. 06-03-2008, 11:21. Jet Boats I am so sorry we were gone and not able to help you out. The best is to travel with another boat (wingman) and let him lead; it's usually the first in to get stuck. Bay boats and flats boats that are intended for fishing shallow flats, back-country creeks and bays, and remote areas, naturally are designed to run as shallow as possible. LuJon, Glad it all worked out getting the boat out. How to remove a Yamaha Jet Pump externally on a trailer to clear an obstruction. In addition to the full factory Sea-Doo Jet Boat manual, I have included the following: High Definition Wiring Diagrams Only cost $300 for tow truck + $200 for shackles/PCV/Tim Hortons coffee & donuts. Without his boat, tools, and labor we would have never recovered the boat. 2007 24' Outlaw Marine w/ 12 degree hull/350 Merc EFI/Ham 212. Even a blue plastic tarp will work, just wrap a rock in the corners and choke it with a rope. Nothing like having a few young guy's that love to work out for a little help. Flats boats tend to have a bit less draft than bay boats, but bay boats usually have a bit more V in their hull and can handle bigger waves. 1991 21' Jetcraft Bluewater. Discussion about Jetboats, rivers and related topics. I bought one after grounding the boat in 4' water @ the Fraser River around Easter. Huge thanks to Viking. Collapse. If we started 60 feet from the channel, now its 20. Parachute and 100 feet of good rope! All Time Today ... Tweet #31. Thread starter 92seadoo; Start date Sep 15, 2016; Status Not open for further replies. Btw: I'm on my 4th jet boat / 2nd yjb so I am perfectly aware of what getting something stuck in your in take means. Bury a deadman just upstream so that you can secure a snatchblock to it, run the rope/cable whatever from the boat, through the snatch block to the chute, let her rip. Afterall if it can not be grown it has to be mined. There are no "nice" places to beach a bigger boat. Boat #2: 19' Bubble deck Jet BBC Berkeley Quote from: Brad @ SoCalJetBoats.com on December 22, 2009, 07:40:31 PM If i get some free time tonight at work, ill play with it and post it for everyone to see. tie the tow bottom corners to the front of the boat, bow hook. Cary an ARB winch anchor as well as a few peices of schedule 80 pvc pipe. On a seadoo without clean out plugs I would have had to trailer the boat to remove the blockage. I did have to get out of the boat is Dang COLD water and sort of lift the back while he pulled to get the boat moving. Hence the small rescue boat. Not realizing it, people pulling tubes will either back up or circle back around to the tow rope and suck it up. I bet you wont soon forget that experience. There was about 20% more water when stucking happened. Wrong Fuel. Jet boats and drag boat racing may not be as popular as it once was, but this small niche still has plenty of passionate people who race these boats and build their engines for peak performance. 21' storm, 212 1/4 bottom wife liked darkred boat and said buy it. I don't care if you have 300 or 400 feet of rope and a winch if there is not a good anchor point it won't help. 2019 Custom Weld 24' Whitewater Bush RAPTOR 575 Scott 912. X. Just my humble opinion but in these circumstances experience counts. This is the best way to fix a seized, marine steering cable, works every time! Nice weather for a couple hours. Now I know for sure that I am running with the wrong crowd. Go to the other side of a river channel or water way that will float your boat. The main channel in front is moving fairly fast, with zero slack water along the bank. These wires consist of the “power” or 12 volts wire. Claude has a nice little capstan winch that looks pretty slick. Job completion scheduled Monday (hopefully it won't be snowing). I had seine lead line sewn into one edge of my tarp so it stay on the bottom, rocks work just fine though. Remember that each different situation calls for a different solution to get unstuck. Final estimated distance to move boat was 100 ft. Beer, Cigars, Fish'in stuff, Every chance I get. The steps you take to remove rope from a jet ski will also apply to jet boats. Ignorance isn't bliss, it's expensive. Primarily you have to work out if your jet-ski is filling with water if conducting or if static sitting in water. 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If your jet ski won’t start or accelerate the problem may be fuel quality, especially if it’s … Will definitely be buying a drift sock for future stucks. before that my wife and I and another friend had moved the boat about 20' by ourselves and I was pretty much wrung out. The pipe also has a few fittings to change into a grate rake for when the stomp grate doesn't work. You know what really sucks is that I was at every one of those except the one of the camo boat. Right now the boat is on an island. Although it sounded like you cheated and used a vehicle Atleast you're setup now if it happens away from vehicle access. Time. Thanks to everyone that posted. We had to winch the boat 100m over a gravel bar using 3 1/2" X 6' PCV to a narrow 3' channel. The extreme antics have won thousands of admirers, but officials warn that those involved have put themselves at risk - and potentially compromised the safety of everyone that uses the bridge. 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