Boating Safety Course
The Boat US Foundation offers the only online boating safety course developed specifically for your state. We also offer a wide range of advanced courses that will help you gain the knowledge to make you confident in any boating situation you encounter.
Personal Flotation Device
Before you get on the water, each person needs a personal floatation device (PFD). This includes children and infants. Take safety into your own hands.
Find children's, women's and men's PFDs, and much more, at ShopYamaha.com!
Getting on the Water
Before you take your WaveRunner out, make sure you have the following items on board:
- Personal Flotation Device (1 for each person, including children and infants)
Find many of the items you need (and much more) in our convenient Boating Starter Kit available at ShopYamaha.com!
How to Operate Your WaveRunner
This poster provides useful information about your PWC’s controls, avoiding collisions, and other important tips.
First time owner? Watch this video for instructions on how to start having fun with your new WaveRunner.
Owning Your Waverunner
There's a lot that goes into owning a WaveRunner, but it should also be a rewarding experience. There's a lot you can do to make sure your time on a Yamaha WaveRunner is fun and that you're practicing safe habits.
Before stepping on your WaveRunner, make sure you read the owner's manual for information on operation and safety.
Servicing your own WaveRunner? Service manuals are now for purchase as a hardcopy or an eBook.
Your WaveRunner requires periodic checks and lubrication to remain in efficient condition, so download a maintenance guide and keep track of all service intervals.
Finally, make sure you have all required safety accessories and gear. You can find personal flotation devices, fenders, starter kits, and more at ShopYamaha.com. Plus, pick up some Yamalube® quality care and maintenance items, search for parts, and show off your Yamaha style with apparel and gifts!
WaveRunner Life Hacks eBook
Maximize Your Fun on the Water
Here are some tips and tricks to keep your memories sweet:
- Don't have a float? Learn how to make one from a lifejacket.
- Need a cooler? Use a pool float to make a floating icebox.
- Stereo not working? All you need is a cupholder and a phone.
- & many more!
Personal Watercraft Rental Tips
A helpful resource you can draw from to develop an awareness program. Specific to your rental operation, environment and local laws, and regulations.
Personal Watercraft Renter Orientation Checklist
Make your WaveRunner rental experience more satisfying with this resource for PWC renters.
Where to Ride