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jet boat

[′jet ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
A boat propelled by one or more engines that expel powerful jets of water.
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Authorised by Sea-Doo, the C-Eagle model is the first high quality jet boat manufactured in the Middle East, delivering an unparalleled boating experience with its technology, performance and design, said a statement from the company.
In Glenorchy I boarded another jet boat to zoom back to Queenstown along the Dart River, past the mountain where Gandalf (Ian McKellen) battled the Balrog.
It's the only jet boat operator that takes riders right up to the base of the Huka Falls.
One only has to imagine a jet boat on steroids scurrying through a narrow gorge at break neck speed, grazing past rocks and boulders, to make sense of this crazy sport.
There are now at least seven jet boat tour operators, a slew of hunting and fishing outfitters, a glistening convention and visitors' center, and no shortage of operators offering kayaking, guided hiking, cultural tours, and other options.
A river contractor, Bruce Slater, and his son used a jet boat to rescue Hopkins' wife Nicci, who had been in the Waiohine River for two hours and was clinging to a ledge in a narrow part of the gorge too dangerous for bigger boats or a helicopter.
According to TVNZ, one woman on board managed to make it to safety, while the other person was rescued by a jet boat.
THE wreckage of the iconic Bluebird jet boat is being restored on Tyneside.
Between June 3-15, customers spending a total of BD25 will have a chance to win one of four kids' Seascooters -- a GTR Seascooter, a Limited Edition version GTR Seascooter, or a 15ft jet boat -- together worth BD27,000.
Doug Traub, the agency president and chief executive officer, said, 'Lake Havasu City is already a Mecca for enthusiasts of thrilling outdoor events such as jet boat races, car shows and hot air balloon festivals.
The man has been identified as Boyanov, who disappeared on June 19, after entering the waters on a jet boat without a life-saving jacket.