EX Series

the most fun and durable rec-lite experience

Meet the EXR

Our NanoXcel 2 technology, which lightens this model by 60 pounds, is paired with the TR-1 HO engine for quick acceleration and playful handling.


Yamaha 2019 EXR


Designed from the Ground Up

Yamaha’s EX Series is designed to provide an unbelievable experience on the water at the most affordable price. The EX is agile, fun and playful, with a more powerful engine and better durability than anything else in the rec-lite segment.


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The EX Series is the only model in the rec-lite segment to offer a marine grade fiberglass hull and deck for durability and confidence in ownership. The EX is backed by Yamaha’s 50 years of marine heritage, compromises on nothing, and provides a thrilling experience that is anything but entry level. 


Award-Winning TR-1 Engine

The TR-1 engine, along with the TR-1 HO on the EXR, represents the next generation in Yamaha marine engines. These engines boast a compact design that packs plenty of power and delivers an impressive power-to-weight ratio, without sacrificing Yamaha’s legendary reputation for reliability.

The best rec-lite choice

The Yamaha EX is the best choice in the Rec Lite Segment. Compare it to the Sea-Doo Spark:

Passenger Weight Capacity 529 lbs 450 lbs
Construction Marine grade fiberglass SMC Polytec plastic
Dry Weight 577 lbs 421 lbs
Fuel Capacity 13.2 gal 7.9 gal
Range at 40mph 92 miles 52 miles
Storage Capacity 7.7 gal .42 gal (without optional front storage bin)
Engine 1049 cc three cylinder TR-1 899 cc three cylinder
Engine accessibility Remove seat; no tools required Unbolt and separate entire hull and deck
Cooling Industry standard and maintenance free open loop cooling Inefficient closed loop cooling
Assembly U.S. Imported from outside the U.S.

Sources: Manufacturer’s websites, sales brochures, Internal Yamaha testing

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High performance. Ultra-lightweight. Pure thrills.

  • NanoXcel®2 Hull & Deck
  • 3-cylinder, 4-stroke TR-1 High Output Yamaha Marine Engine
  • RiDE™ by Yamaha with Reverse and Traction Control
  • Reboarding Step

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