Do It Yourself

Setting up your Personal Watercraft can be a fun and exciting experience, following these steps should ensure it as easy as possible. should you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.

Always install any Traction or Liner Product prior to installation of Straps, Quick release or Sled Attachments.

Hatch and Seat Straps

Tools needed: 6mm drill bit, Hex key & 10mm ring spanner

#1 - #4 denotes the order that the straps are attached from the bow (front) of the boat to the stern (Back)

**Note, its uniform to keep all buckles on the left side of the ski**

 

#1

Holes for attachments need to be melted using soldering iron or hot nail ect.

2 piece strap front hatch. Attach the #1 strap to bolt as shown in pic 1, bracket to be parallel with the hatch. Mark holes where drilling is needed. Drill holes and attach cap screws. Repeat for opposite side.

1 piece strap front hatch. Mark holes where drilling is needed as per pic 2. Drill holes and attach cap screws. Bracket to be parallel with the hatch Repeat for opposite side.

 

#2

Ends of straps can be looped as per pic 3 Holes for attachments need to be melted using soldering iron or hot nail ect.

YAMAHA FX pre 2019 Align the #2 strap by placing the strap just below sunglass/storage compartment. Mark holes where drilling is needed. Drill holes and attach cap screw. Repeat for opposite side.

 

VX and FX post 2019 Align the #2 strap by placing the strap over sunglass/storage compartment.  Mark holes where drilling is needed. Drill holes and attach cap screw. Repeat for opposite side.

 

#3

Ends of straps can be looped as per pic 3 Holes for attachments need to be melted using soldering iron or hot nail ect.

The #3 strap has handle. Align this strap so that the handle is centred over rear of front seat providing handle for passenger. Mark holes where drilling is needed. Drill holes and attach cap screw. Repeat for opposite side.

#4

Ends of straps can be looped as per pic 3 Holes for attachments need to be melted using soldering iron or hot nail ect.

The #4 strap is attached by fixing to plastic handles as per pic 9 Mark holes where drilling is needed. Drill holes and attach cap screw. Repeat for opposite side.

 

Return seats and pull straps tight. Ready to Go!

Sled Attachments 

YAMAHA FX Remove Snorkel box from rear pic 4.

Tools needed:  drill bit set, socket set 8 - 17mm, Hex key set and rivet gun

Remove Seats, Rear Handle, divider and exhaust to clear area where drilling will take place.

Align center cleat with the center of the craft and approximately 100mm up from the rear deck. Mark positions where holes to be drilled.

 

Install U bolt with protector plate and backing plates. Drill through pilot holes of protector plate and install pop rivets. 

Measure from end of rear bumper approximately 140mm up side of rub rail (confirm by sizing up with rescue sled). drill through and install side attachment. repeat for opposite side. 

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