Thank you for choosing a Yamaha water-
craft. This Owner's/Operator's Manual con-
tains information you will need for proper
operation, maintenance, and care.
A thorough understanding of these simple
instructions will help you to obtain maximum
enjoyment from your new Yamaha. If you
have any questions about the operation or
maintenance of your watercraft, please con-
sult a Yamaha dealer.
Because Yamaha has a policy of continu-
ing product improvement, this product may
not be exactly as described in this Owner's/
Operator's Manual. Specifications are sub-
ject to change without notice.
This manual should be considered a per-
manent part of this watercraft and should
remain with it even if the watercraft is subse-
To the owner/operator
©2002 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
1st Edition, June 2002
All rights reserved.
Any reprinting or unauthorized use
without the written permission of
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
is expressly prohibited.
Printed in Japan
Important manual information:
In this manual, information of particular
importance is distinguished in the following
The Safety Alert Symbol means
ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT!
YOUR SAFETY IS INVOLVED!
Failure to follow WARNING instructions
could result in severe injury or death to
the machine operator, a bystander, or a
person inspecting or repairing the water-
A CAUTION indicates special precau-
tions that must be taken to avoid damage
to the watercraft.
A NOTE provides key information to make
procedures easier or clearer.