Primarily used for surfing, jet ski sleds are flotation devices that can be attached to the back of a jet ski. Not only are they extremely buoyant, but they also don’t cause too much drag on the jet ski. Today’s article will cover all of the best jet ski sleds on the market.
Best Jet Ski Sleds
The best jet ski sleds are the SAYOK Inflatable Jet Ski Rescue Sled, LIFESLED LS Big Wave Surf Extraction Board, and the LIFESLED LS1 1.0 Water Rescue Sled.
The Best Cheap Jet Ski Sled
The SAYOK Inflatable Jet Ski Rescue Sled is a great choice if you are on a budget. It costs less than $500, and is made of strong PVC and drop stitch material that will hold up in big waves. This is an inflatable jet ski sled, so it comes with a pump. It takes less than 5 minutes to pump it up.
This inflatable sled is light weight and very easy to transport. It comes with a its own bag that you can carry it in.
There are multiple handles on the side and two up front and at the back, so there are more than enough places to hold on. The front of the sled has 3 reinforced steel rings that you can use to tie rope to in order to tie it to your jet ski.
The dimensions of this sled are 69 inches long, 37 inches wide, and 6 inches thick once inflated. If you want a slightly bigger sled, you should check out the larger sled which is pictured below. The larger model is 71 inches long.
LIFESLED LS Big Wave Surf Extraction Board
The LIFESLED LS is also a great choice. While it is more expensive (around $1,000), it can handle slightly larger waves. It has dimensions of 68 inches long, 38 inches wide, and 6 inches thick. The board weighs 20 pounds.
It is also inflatable and comes with a pump and a travel bag. This sled also comes with two ropes that you can use to attach the sled to your jet ski.
Best Jet Ski Sled for Big Wave Surfing
If you are going to be out in the water where the waves are 20 plus feet, you will likely need a heavy duty jet ski sled. The best jet ski sled for big wave surfing is the LIFESLED LS1 1.0 Water Rescue Sled Big Wave Surf Extraction Board.
LIFESLED LS1 1.0 Water Rescue Sled
If money isn’t an issue, than the LIFESLED LS1 1.0 is a great choice. It is a perfect jet ski sled if you plan on doing big wave surfing. It is extremely durable and even used by the Navy and Coast Guard for rescue missions.
This sled is very buoyant, and can carry up to 450 lbs. It is 63 inches long, 37 inches wide, and 4.5 inches thick. You do have to pay for the quality, as this sled costs around $2,000. There are 7 different colors you can choose from, including a very cool camouflage design.
You can increase the friction of the board by adding surf wax to the top. Since this sled is not inflatable, it will be a little harder to transport.
I hope the above list helped you choose the best jet ski sled for you. Also, if you plan on taking a jet ski off for surfing, you should check out my article on the best jet skis for surfing.