Well, yes, it is big. And yes, it is a blast to ride. In fact, it's the most fun you can have on a tank without blowing things up or driving over parked cars. The SUV 1200 stays hooked to the water no matter how hard you flick it into a turn, thanks to its full-length keel. It accelerates as quickly as smaller craft, but once at speed, the SUV rides like nothing else. Face it, most lakes are glassy for an hour or two after sunrise. After that, most lakes are whipped up enough to toss around small boats, let alone PWCs.