Originally Posted by jyasaki
Sea Doo has a new PWC with a brake; is that what you're talking about? It's just a bucket, same as boats have had for years. Apparently nobody thought to put one on a PWC before.
Most skis’ run with a rear bucket - and have for decades.
The new seadoo uses a system called IBR (intelligent brake and reverse), fly-by-wire throttle, neutral, reverse and brake – manovering is very, very controllable and the brake is excellent. Touch sensitive handle bar levers – sat at 70mph (not B.S. – GPS’d) and hit the brake, they decelerate hard, enough if you’re not expecting it to go over the bars! The only downside is very few craft can slow down like this, you have to be careful when you stop that you don’t get rear-ended by other craft following