How to Transport Your Jet Ski If you own or have ever own a jet-ski you should know how hard it is to get it transported safely from one place to another. The best way of doing this is to ask a professional company with a strong reputation. If you want it transported by road, in order to safely transport such a heavy and expensive object you need a trailer which is sure to get your jet-ski to its destination without any damage. If you donâ€™t have a trailer you can get one or talk to your transporting company for details on how they are going to transport your jet-ski. If you do own a trailer, load the jet-ski on the trailer and secure it for the vehicle transporters to move it safely. In order to load the jet-ski onto the trailer safely, take the trailer and place it into the water at a distance, enough for you to drive the jet-ski onto it. Use a rope to attach it to the jet-ski and pull it on the trailer. Get the trailer and the jet-ski out of the water and place them safely in a large enough area. Check to make sure the ropes and chain are all in place before continuing. Make sure the ball hitch is secure. Before transportation, take photos of the hull of the jet-ski, front and bottom in order to prove if there are any damages created during the transportation. Cover the jet-ski to make sure no external elements damage the jet-ski. Before shipping, make sure you have your jet-ski completely insured for any type of damages, in case any accidents happen during the transportation. Before shipping, you should take off any accessories you have equipped on your jet-ski such as helmets, which might detach during the transit and cause damage to your jet-ski. Also make sure that your trailer lights function properly and that all wires that control the brakes and lights are connected and secure. You can use a lock system to properly transport your jet-ski over long distances. You can also transport your jet-ski without a trailer by using a pickup truck. Again make sure everything is in place and that your jet-ski is secure before pulling out. Make sure you choose only the best transporting company, since a jet-ski is a valuable item and any damages would cost anyone a fortune to repair. Ask around others for reviews of various transporting companies or go look over the internet for the feedback of different transporting teams. Prices can vary so make sure you get a good deal.
Another method of transporting your jet-ski over long distances is by water, driving the jet-ski yourself from dock to dock until you reach your destination. This method can save you some money since hiring a professional vehicle transportation company is quite expensive. This method can also save you some worries since there shouldn’t appear any accidents traveling by sea. You can also transport your jet-ski by train using a train freight service available in your area. As you’ve seen above, jet-ski transportation can be hard and risky at the same time so make sure you know what you’re doing before pulling out.
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Published on Dec 21, 2010
If you own or have ever own a jet-ski you should know how hard it is to get it transported safely from one place to another. The best way of...