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Eighty-five horse is a lot of power for a boat eight feet long. Push the thumb-controlled throttle on the Sea Doo Jet Ski and there's an instant response.


A reporter, accustomed to the sluggishness of an underpowered compact car, took almost guilty pleasure in the snappy acceleration.

Jet Skiing is fun. It's akin to water skiing, without having your arms pulled out of their sockets. And you steer the boat.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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