Top 5 Jet Boat Crashes Show Why They Need that Roll Bar!

Posted by: Jesse Kleib on 11/17/2021

If you’ve never seen the sport of jet boat time trials, then we have some news for you. You’re about to lay your eyes on the most intense and adrenaline-filled sport to ever hit the water, hands-down. These things really push the limits as they zip around obstacles and cut corners at incredibly high speed, proving to be able to turn on a dime as they absolutely put on a spectacle for those watching closely and provide the people on board with a complete adrenaline rush. It’s almost mindbending to figure out how these machines make their way that quickly around all of those tight corners.

However, as with anything else that’s this quick, sometimes, it might just find its way out of control. Turning at that high of a speed is definitely one way that you can raise the chances of a mishap. After all, that’s why these boats are equipped with some pretty intense safety equipment including something that you might not ever see in any other sort of boat as they’re hooked up with rollbars in anticipation of situations that might send them sideways, eventually tumbling over. You don’t want all the weight of the boat to be on top of you if find yourself to be upside down, after all.

If you follow along with the video below, you’ll watch five of the most intense spills that some of these jet boats have taken. These moments get really intense as the machines tumble over and safety crews have to come to the rescue of the people on board. the intensity is almost immeasurable but when you get that feeling in your chest after watching a couple of these displays, you’ll get a very good idea of exactly what it is that we’re talking about here. After seeing the mayhem for yourself, be sure to tell us which of these crashes be found to be the most wicked.