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This goes out to all the regulars...I havent been to havasu in years and im bringing my 18-20 foot jet boat with a bbc. Its a closed bow witchcraft and fits 4 adults. Im wondering if my boat is up to the task for havasu.I dont plan on adventuring anywhere but the channel or possibly copper canyon. Ive heard the horror stories of swells taking over smaller boats like mine and im wondering if its worth the hassle to put my boat up there or if I should just rent a boat.*

All and any pictures would be greatly appreciated of your jet boat in havasu



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this goes out to all the regulars...i havent been to havasu in years and im bringing my 18-20 foot jet boat with a bbc. Its a closed bow witchcraft and fits 4 adults. Im wondering if my boat is up to the task for havasu.i dont plan on adventuring anywhere but the channel or possibly copper canyon. Ive heard the horror stories of swells taking over smaller boats like mine and im wondering if its worth the hassle to put my boat up there or if i should just rent a boat.*

all and any pictures would be greatly appreciated of your jet boat in havasu



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so my buddy that lives out there said it should be a pretty mellow weekend since the big holiday is around the corner. What does every other jet boat owner think?
 

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I boat on Havasu from time to time with my southwind but am at the far end near the dam. I personally would never take my boat up that far but if you do, launch at windsor and do not go below the channel. Up in the gordge is going to be your safest bet near the reeds. The section near copper canyon is probably the roughest part of the lake and id stay far from it. good luck hope this helps
 

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i havent been to havasu in so long. Im renting a house from a fellow member and he lives near McColluch and Aloha drive. Im not too sure what launch ramp is near there
 

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thanks for all the info fellas! I truly appreciate it...Does anyone have a havasu map with all the launch ramps. Im pretty sure the house im renting is near windsor. I may just bring the boat and cruise the channel*
 

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Not a big deal if you want to hit the chanel or copper canyon. A better ride is to drive 30 minutes to Moabi and launch near Pirate cove. Hang in the channel and take a run on the river. I do both.
 

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I gave up on havasu. The last time I was there my buddy had his 21' carerra out and he took the beating of his life. Stress cracks and broke his Bimini.
 

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i havent been to havasu in so long. Im renting a house from a fellow member and he lives near McColluch and Aloha drive. Im not too sure what launch ramp is near there
windsor will be closest, bottom of industrial. on july 3, i rode with tb from windsor through the gorge, almost to topock. it was busy, part of the ride was a little rough, but had a good time.
you can always tow about 10miles south of town, to cattail cove and launch there. ramp cost will be the same, but you're five miles from the dam. we go down there way more often than windsor, a lot less cluttered. there are a lot of boat-to picnic areas on the arizona side, and nice shade on the ca side.
if you wanna do the channel, launch on the jetboat side of windsor and drive around the corner. you probably won't want to go very fast, but it's doable...
 

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Had a 21 foot southwind , almost broke in half going up to the sand bar and through the gorge it was hell with big boats acting like you weren't even there passing and leaving a wake that would rock you up and down into a big hole f that


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I have both an 18' and a 19' low profile jet, been to Havasu and Mohave many times, seen some rough water but nothing like Mead
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Havasu based here...but i have a 21 Mojave....i see lots of little boats out but probably not for the faint of heart for sure on the weekends. Plenty of mellow days out here though just can't expect to be out here 4th of July. Windsor Beach and the Havasu Marina are both great launchs.....Wal mart (unfortunately) has a great water proof lake map. it's in the sporting goods section on the counter.
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