2020 school Yamaha jet ski with hole in hull needs tow for 2 hrs without sinking

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  1. Gregg2010
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    I’m looking for ideas on how to get my ski back to the doc so i can get it on the trailer. The tow will take 2 hours and it will not make it that long. I need the water out and a way to keep it afloat. It is currently just sitting on the water's edge.
     
  2. comfisherman
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    comfisherman Senior Member

    Plywood and 5200 or a can of spray foam and splash zone
     
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  3. Gregg2010
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    Ok! That won't mess with a repair on the fiberglass ? And what is the plywood for?
     
  4. comfisherman
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    comfisherman Senior Member

    The glass is probably gonna be a bit of grinding, so a mess no matter what. Is the crack on a flat or a crease?
     
  5. Gregg2010
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    Ok! And I’m not sure I couldn’t see it i know its big though a lot of water and fast with me going 70 mph…
    It is also a nano cell hull
     
  6. ondarvr
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    Gorilla tape.

    This works to make quick repairs to get back to the launch.
     
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    If you're towing at 70MPH, you're a nutbar.
     
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  8. bajansailor
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    bajansailor Marine Surveyor

    Or driving it at 70 mph even!

    But if the jet ski is currently out of the water you must be able to see some form of damage?
    If it is on a relatively flat section of the hull that is a bit easier to effect a temporary repair; if on a chine or crease or spray rail, then it becomes a bit more complicated.
     
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