14 January 2013
ICOMIA launches Personal Watercraft Facebook
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations'
Marine Engine Committee (IMEC) has launched a new personal
watercraft (PWC) Facebook page
for its Ride the Wave Right website.
Working in collaboration with personal watercraft manufacturers
Kawasaki, Yamaha and BRP, IMEC's 'Ride the Wave Right' website was
launched in 2011 and is available in five languages: English,
French, German, (Brazilian) Portuguese and Spanish.
The website provides advice for safe and responsible PWC
riding, information on the history and evolution of PWC, as well as
ideas for recreational PWC activities, tips on how to be
environmentally friendly on the water and information on the use of
personal watercraft for life saving.
The website ensures PWC enthusiasts and government authorities
have access to policy and legislation information on CE Products,
the CIN Checker and Grey Imports. In addition, an interactive world
map provides essential riding information such as national
regulations, age limits, driving licenses and registration
requirements for 28 countries across the globe.
Today, 99% of all PWC sales are multi-person vessels and the
average purchaser is married with children, meaning the PWC is
mainly a family vessel. The Ride the Wave Right
Facebook page is a family-friendly community forum for those
who love their PWC and enjoy riding it safely and responsibly. The
new Facebook page allows enthusiasts to share PWC tips, advice,
ideas, photos and experiences with fellow riders and get even more
out of their PWC experience. Ride the Wave Right Facebook also
offers the quiz 'Sink or Swim', an enjoyable way to learn about
safety issues and to test your personal watercraft knowledge.
Should you achieve 100% on the quiz, you get the chance to post
your results on Facebook and invite friends to test their riding
skills as well.
Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/RideTheWaveRight
For more information, please visit www.ridethewaveright.com| www.icomia.org | email@example.com