Ongoing articles, reviews, and interesting stuff.

Review of 2013


The year the Seadoo Spark entered the market, major changes in the Seadoo dealer lineup and Yamaha stronger than ever.  Another year in our opinion...
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Review of the Christchurch PWC Market - Post Earthquake


Kevin from Ski MD took a trip to Christchurch to follow up with the PWC shops in Christchurch to see how they were getting on after the earthquake devastation.
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Review of 2012


The official Ski M.D end of year wrap up of all things as we see it in the NZ jetski world.
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Burfoot Teams Up With Yamaha To Break Some World Records


In February 2012, New Zealander Jeremy Burfoot, attempted and broke 2 world records for PWC distance riding on Lake Karapiro in Cambridge....
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Fishing Video For Newbies


This is one of many videos taking You Tube by storm, but made by a local NZer makes it all the better.  We've added a few notes with our twist on the jetski safety side of things.
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Review of 2011


Our review of 2011 as it happened in the jet ski industry.
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Bridge To Bridge Race 2011


One of the best races for jetski's in New Zealand and anyone can enter.  Last years race was enjoyed by many and just a learning curve for others.. (that was us!)
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Trade-A-Boat Magazine Buying Tips


This article was published in the December 2011 issues of Trade-A-Boat magazine - giving an excellent overview for new jetski buyers...


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Jetski's Help With Big Buddy Organisation


Kevin was recently a part of the "Big Buddy Day Out" at Long Bay Beach - giving jetski rides to some very keen kids...
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Seadoo Dealers Grave Has New Addition


This article was originally written in 2011, after the major melt down of the Australian company, Gold Coast Sea-Doo.  And we re-visit it again in 2012, after the closure of a dealership in one of NZs wealthiest areas.


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2011 NZ Nationals


Following the Christchurch earthquakes, there was a rushed change of venue for this years Nationals and the AJSA volunteered to run the 2 day event from Rotorua.
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Whangarei Jetski Rider Catches Marlin


A massive battle between fish and man took place recently... aboard a jetski...
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Review Of 2010


Ski M.D's annual report of the year of jetski's in New Zealand, written by Kevin Geard.
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Jetski's Prove To Be Top Cure for SAD


The 'Winter Blues' effects up to 20% of the population - turns out the PWC is the perfect cure!
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Shocking Jetski Trailer Standards in NZ


Trailers have been in the news recently after serious accidents have occured due to the quality of new trailers....  the alarming facts are - this affects jetski trailers too...


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THE ULTIMATE RIDE - 32,000 kms by Jet Ski


The latest fundraising challenge for Jeremy Burfoot and his team - is now over.  After a month of riding and many hurdles - the team has been forced to stop...


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Chinese PWCs - here in NZ - BUYER BEWARE #@*!!*!!


We are following this company who are persistently manufacturing PWCs and sport boats dispite their first examples being absolute disasters which caught out more than a few New Zealanders trying to get a cheap new ski...


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HSR-BENELLI Jetski's


As of April 2013 - we have had all the exciting promises and still no product.... where are you Benelli?


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