One of the most enjoyable things about riding a Jet Ski is the freedom of gliding across the cool and clear waters. With the breeze whipping your hair and the water droplets on your skin the acceleration of riding your own Jet Ski is not paralleled by anything else. You may have seen people having a great time on the personal watercraft and driving like professionals. However there is a great deal more to riding a Jet Ski. There are several things that you need to keep in mind when you get on your on water craft.
Tips from the experts at Jet Ski hire
It is easy to get carried away when you are riding the Jet Ski for the first time. Spending too many hours out in the sun and the cold breeze might result in you getting sunburnt. It is important to use the right kind of beginners riding gear so that your first time on the water is memorable for all the right reasons.
- Make sure that you carry and wear your life jacket every time you are out riding the Jet Ski. You also need a personal flotation device for every person who is on board with you. Wearing a life jacket is necessary especially for Jet Ski Riders and you might even have to wear your own personal flotation device because there is not a whole lot of room to store these on board.
- The life jacket that you wear serves another important purpose. In case you fall off your water craft the starter cord which is attached to your life jacket will disconnect when stressed and will in turn shut off its engine. This way you do not have to be worried about your personal watercraft getting away from you or you being stranded alone in the water.
- Always ensure that you use the right kind of sun protecting lotion or cream. The SPF should be suitable for your particular skin type. It is better to go for an higher SPF. It also needs to be waterproof so that you do not have to keep replying it. It is not only the sun rays that you need protection against in fat the water also acts like a magnifying reflector of the sun rays and could cause Sunburn as well.
- It is also important to get your hands on some riding gloves. These offer you the perfect grip and allow you to maneuver your watercraft accordingly. The extra grip on the handle bar means that you are able to ride properly plus it would also protect your palms and fingers from blistering. Also ensure that you are wearing the right kind of clothes it is advisable to go for a long sleeve Shirt which is made up of a quick drying material. On the other hand also make sure to wear eye protection so that the glaring rays from the Sun do not make it difficult for you to see.
These are some basic tips which you need to follow if you want to ensure your safety when you ride a Jet Ski. Rent one from Coastal Motorsport Hire.