Vermilion Harbor Jet Ski Invitational

The first ever Vermilion Harbor Jet Ski Invitational will be hosted on September 14th, 2019 with a bad weather reschedule date of September 15th, 2019. The races will start at 1 pm and go until 6 pm.

Speed Test Runs (1 pm – 4 pm)

Riders running one ski at time in a 1/8 mile distance. The top 3 skis with the fastest registered speed will receive a to be determined prize. A radar gun will be stationed in the water to measure each run. Riders will be allowed to run as many times as they can fit into the duration of this session.

Five Mile Off Shore "Down and Back" (4 pm – 6 pm)

Separate rounds will be held for this course designated for Novice and Pro class riders. Riders will line up at the start line and will head east towards the first turn-around buoy and then head due west, down past the original start line, make the final turn-around at the 2nd buoy, and finally head back east to the finish line. Winners will receive a to be determined prize.

The Vermilion Harbor Jet Ski Invitational is hosted by Erie Shore Wave Runners. Partners include Vermilion Port Authority, Vermilion Police Department, Vermilion Parks and Rec Department, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, I Candy Racing, Allen-Thorley-De-Lloyd Insurance, and Brunsdon Law Firm.

The event is sponsored by J & J Powersports, Hilltop Performance, Vermilion Powerboats Gas Dock, Parmer Sportswear, Jim's Pizza Box and Quaker Steak & Lube.

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