A jet ski is a small, maneuverable personal watercraft that is powered by a impeller jet pump. Many people consider jet skis as toys, but they are not. The Coast Guard classifies jet skis as a Class A inboard boats. Since they are boats, jet skis must be operated in accordance with all the laws and regulations established for boating.
There are a great variety of jetskis. Some jet skis are riden sitting down. Others can be operated while kneeling or standing up. Some are built for two or three while others are designed to tow waterskiers. There are jet skis designed for quick-turning, tumbling, in the water action.
Whatever type you chose, its a good idea to become familiar with your jetski. Read owners manuual and become familiar with all the jet ski features. Have the jet ski dealer show you how all the equipment works.