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BRP will be offering consumers the opportunity to test ride new 2013 Sea-Doo watercraft, equipped with iBR, the world’s only on-water brake system at Test Ride events across the United States this spring and summer. The 2013 Sea-Doo Test Ride Tour will be visiting 23 popular family boating destinations offering consumers the chance to experience the Sea-Doo lifestyle and learn about latest technological watercraft advances from BRP.

The Sea-Doo Test Ride Tour provides current and potential watercraft riders the opportunity to try before they buy. The Sea-Doo events team will assist consumers in finding the right Sea-Doo product to fill their watersports/boating life. Guests are offered an on-water experience aboard a variety of Sea-Doo watercraft models, the only watercraft with a brake.  Sea-Doo is the number one watercraft brand in the North America and world-wide and BRP’s initiative is the biggest manufacturer supported on-water demo effort in the marine industry and is looking to introduce the Sea-Doo lifestyle to over 3000 people during the 23 three-day weekend events.

The Sea-Doo Test Ride events will be FREE to the boating public* and are managed by the Sea-Doo events team – comprised of industry and product experts – and partnering, authorized Sea-Doo watercraft dealers. Each Sea-Doo Tour STOP is designed for both experienced and first time boating families to experience the Sea-Doo lifestyle in a casual, fun filled atmosphere. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win a new Sea-Doo GTI Limited 155 model and Sea-Doo MOVE I trailer in the Sea-Doo ‘I BRAKE FOR…’ sweepstakes.  Anyone can enter by visiting www.sea-doo.com or directly at www.ibrake4.com starting April 10th and simply sharing the special moments and destinations that you brake for.

Event participants will be able to experience multiple award-winning models to best find the right Sea-Doo watercraft to fill their watersports/boating desires. They will be able to experience the handling of the high-performance Sea-Doo RXP-X platform, the performance of various 4-TEC engine packages, the comfort of the smoothest ride possible on a PWC with various suspension equipped models with S3 hull, the simple fun or the GTI platform, and the braking capabilities of the iBR (Intelligent Brake & Reverse) system. Guests will also learn about and experience the durability and reliability of the Rotax 4-TEC marine engine while testing the various power packages available.

Experiencing BRP’s Sea-Doo iBR system gives riders more control and a new perspective of the heightened level of fun to be had aboard Sea-Doo watercraft. We encourage everyone to visit www.seadoodemo.com starting March 25 for detailed event information and to lock in a specific time slot on the day of your choice.

2013 Sea-Doo Test Ride Tour schedule

April 6

Orlando, Fla.: Lake Underhill Park – East of Downtown

April 12-14

Tampa, Fla.: Hogan’s Beach Grille – Courtney Campbell Parkway

April 19-21

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.: Markham Park – PWC Lake

April 26-28

Bonita Springs, Fla.: Big Hickory Marina and Restaurant

Phoenix, Ariz.: Lake Pleasant – Pleasant Harbor Marina

May 3-5 

Colorado River, Ariz./Calif.: Pirates Cove Resort – Needles, CA

Charleston, S.C.: California Dreaming Restaurant

May 10-12

Lake Lanier, Ga.: Laurel Park Launch Ramp – Gainesville, GA

Long Beach, Calif.: Long Beach Marine Stadium

May 17-19  

Lake Cumberland, Ky.: State Dock Marina

Sacramento, Calif.: Granite Bay Launch Ramp – Folsom Lake

May 31-June 2

Atlanta, Ga.: Dallas Landing Park, Lake Allatoona – Acworth, GA

Houston, Texas: South Shore Harbor Marina – Clear Lake, TX

June 7- 9   

Charlotte, N.C.: Stutt’s Marina – Lake Norman

Dallas, Texas: Sneaky Pete’s Restaurant – Lake Lewisville

June 14-16

Norfolk, Va.: Willoughby Launch Ramp

June 21-23 

Annapolis, Md.: Hemingways Restaurant – Bay Bridge Marina Yacht Club

Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.: Dog Days Grill

June 28-30 

New Jersey: Captain Carlsen Park/Woodbridge Municpal Ramp

Minneapolis, Minn.: East Medicine Lake Park

July 11-13

Delevan, Wis.: Lake Lawn Resort – Lake Delevan, WI

July 19-21 

Traverse City, Mich.:  Torch River Marine – Torch Lake

Gilford, N.H.: Ellacoya State Park

Visit www.seadoodemo.com or www.facebook.com/seadoo for the most up-to-date information regarding the Sea-Doo Test Ride Tour events and everything Sea-Doo!