Is owning a jet ski expensive?
Speaking of the total costs of jet ski ownership, it’s safe to say that the annual expenses start from somewhere around $1,000 depending on several factors. But if you have a financed high-end jet ski serviced by your dealership, you can expect to spend much more!
Do jet skis hold their value?
Jet skis (PWCs) are very similar to cars in that they depreciate as soon as they are purchased. They will lose around twenty-two percent of their value in the first year of ownership, and then around eight percent of their value every following year.
Is a jet ski faster than a boat?
Jet skis are faster than a boat. The average speed of a jet ski is around 50 mph, whereas the average speed of a normal boat (Pontoon, Jon, Bass, deck boats, etc.) is about 35 mph, which is 15 miles less than a jet ski. But if you compare a jet ski with high-performance boats, jet skis may lose.
Are jet skis high maintenance?
The average jet ski gets about 30 hours of riding a year meaning that you can expect to burn 120-300 gallons in a year. Depending on gas prices you should expect to spend $300-600+ annually. Ongoing maintenance is another cost that will need to be accounted for.
How many hours on a jet ski is a lot?
On average a jet ski should have approximately 30 hours a year. Anything more than 30 hours per year is considered “high hours”. Most jet ski models have a lifespan of approximately 300 hours, but if properly maintained they can last much longer.