P1 Jetcross™

Powerboat P1 is the fastest growing marine motorsport series in the world and has a long term commitment to growing and developing JetSki racing at all levels.

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Contact Info
  • Address: Queen Anne Mansions
    86/87 Wimpole Street
    London W1G 9RL
    United Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0) 20 7935 4977
  • Email: info@powerboatp1.com

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Is Jetcross a class or name of a Championship ?

Jetcross or JX is a brand name, which incorporates Ski stand-up and Sport type of PWC competition organised by P1. The Jetcross platform includes two disciplines under the heading of Racing closed-course and Freestyle. Each discipline in Racing closed-course is then divided into Pro, Pro/Am and Amateur depending on the quality of field and the technical rules of the watercraft. Check with your Series Administrator to find what disciplines and classes are offered in your area.

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Are there different classes and what are the rules?

Jetcross Rules

Single seater (sport craft) and the original stand Up craft come under the heading of Jetcross. The race courses are laying with 35-40 mark buoys, added with obstacles like "log jump" and are generally laid in the surf line, creating a challenge even for the canniest rider. The technical rules are limited to handling with some minor engine mods to keep costs down to modified engine and hull prototype for the pinnacle of the Jetcross class the Pro Ski JX1. The JX1 and JX2 rules allow for a higher level of modification, upping the speeds of the race craft to in excess of 65mph.
Jetcross races are quick (10mins for Am. until 15mins + 1 lap for Pro) in duration, a competitor needs speed and agility to win.
The race tracks will be revised to reflect the improved ability of the competitor and provide stunning viewing for the spectator and the TV production.
Visit the Class page for more information Jetcross classes

What type of rider is Jetcross targeted at?

The Jetcross series is all about offering watercraft enthusiasts, especially sporting young riders from coastal clubs and inland lakes, the opportunity to do something different on their weekends, and sharing their same passion of Ski stand-up the originally PWC racing. We provide the platform and insurance, all you have to do is sign up and make your mark.

What are the differences between Jetcross and other types of PWC racing?

Jetcross has it own set of rules with a worldwide premier as unique series in the world reserved to Ski stand-up class - no runabout are allow to compete in the Jetcross series, only Sport seat-down PWC as Sea-Doo Spark, Yamaha EX or Sport GP (only in US)

How long will the Jetcross aces be?

Jetcross races can take anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes to complete depending on the level of competitions. Pro will run 15' + 1 lap / Pro/Am 12' + 1 lap / Am 10' + 1 lap.

What do I win?

Prize money, trophies and bragging rights. To have a chance of becoming the next Jetcross Champion competitors must accumulate points from all races. Per event competitors will receive a slice of the prize fund and medals for winning on the day. You are competing for IJSBA World Finals qualifiers program as well !

What else do I need to take part and how much will it cost?

Costs vary depending on National Authority and Country. Check with the Series Administrator.

What gear do I need? See gallery

  • A recognised standard full-face motocross style crash helmet no more than 5 years old - see rulebook for specifics
  • An 50n EU or Coast guard approved 4-buckle life vest, or 2-buckle side entry life vest
  • Spinal back protection
  • Riding apparel – i.e wetsuit/clothing boots
  • Goggles and gloves are mandatory
  • All gear must be in good working condition, if it's not you won't pass tech

Do I need any other equipment?

You will need a suitable watercraft fitted with a flexible tow loop attached to the bow eye. The craft will need to adhere to the rules and regulations of the Jetcross rulebook and be fitted with a working lanyard. You will also need a minimum 2kg dry power fire extinguisher for the pit area.