Sea-Doo Launches Spark Test Ride Tour

BRP to #sparksomefun in 33 markets with new Sea-Doo Spark watercraft test ride tour.

BRP will be showing consumers first hand how to make their dream of owning a Sea-Doo watercraft come true with the Sea-Doo #SPARKSOMEFUN Test Ride Tour. The 2014 #SPARKSOMEFUN Tour will be visiting 33 popular family boating destinations across North America offering consumers the chance to experience how accessible, and fun, the award- winning Sea-Doo Spark watercraft truly is.

The Sea-Doo #SPARKSOMEFUN 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 needs. Guests are offered an on-water experience aboard various configurations of the new Sea-Doo Spark, including models equipped with iBR, the only watercraft braking system. BRP is committed to re-spark the sport of personal watercraft by offering the biggest manufacturer on-water demo effort in the marine industry. In the coming months, BRP is looking to introduce the boating lifestyle to over 4000 people during the 33, three-day weekend events.

BRP’s Sea-Doo Spark is a paradigm-shifting product as the most accessible watercraft on the market, making the dream of being on the water possible for more families. The Sea-Doo Spark’s nimble, compact design features an all-new Exoskel architecture utilizing a new lightweight, durable, 100% recyclable Polytec material. The Spark offers six steps of customization; a choice between 2up or 3up platforms, choice between the most fuel-efficient watercraft engine available2, the Rotax 900 ACE3 or Rotax 900 HO ACE delivering a top speed of 40 and close to 50 mph respectfully4, option to add BRP’s intelligent Brake & Reverse (iBR)5, optional convenience package, choice of five colors, and ability to further personalize, including 20 Attitude Graphics Kits. The Sea-Doo Spark is a compact platform with a price close to 40% lower than the closest competitive model6 and at half the weight, making it easy to store and tow, and a blast to ride.

The Sea-Doo #SPARKSOMEFUN Test Ride events will be free to the boating public7 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 #SPARKSOMEFUN Tour stop is designed for both experienced and first time boating families to live the Sea-Doo lifestyle in a casual, fun filled atmosphere. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience first hand the fun the Sea-Doo Spark delivers starting at $4999 in United States. They will also be able to try the full-sized Sea-Doo GTI back-to-back to help them decide on the right Sea-Doo model to fit their watersports needs.

2014 Sea-Doo #SPARKSOMEFUN Test Ride Tour schedule

March 29 Melbourne, FL Eau Gallie Causeway Boat Launch Park

April 4-6 Deerfield Beach, FL Quiet Waters Park

April 11-13 St. Petersburg, FL Lake Seminole Park

April 25-27 Miami, FL Marine Stadium Rowing Club
Conroe, TX FM 830 Boat Ramp – Lake Conroe

May 2-4 Lake Hartwell, SC Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area
Ft. Walton Bch., FL Ross Marler Park
Austin, TX 360 Loop Launch Ramp

May 9-11 Acworth, GA Cauble Park – Acworth beach
Shreveport, LA Cypress Lake/Black Bayou Recreation Area
Phoenix, AZ Pleasant Harbour Marina – Lake Pleasant

May 16-18 Knoxville, TN Concord Park (Sat & Sun)
Grapevine, TX Oak Grove Park
Long Beach, CA Long Beach Marine Stadium

May 30-June 1 Nashville, TN Nashville Shores Waterpark – Percy Priest Lake
Osage Beach, MO Dog Days Grill and Marina, Lake of the Ozarks
Castaic, CA Castaic Lake State Recreation Area

June 6-8 Newport News, VA Huntington Park
St. Louis, MO George Winter Park
San Francisco, CA Coyote Point Regional Park – San Mateo

June 13-15 Jersey Shore, NJ Multiple Stops
Minneapolis, MN TBD
Sacramento, CA Granite Bay – Folsom Lake

June 20-22 Riverhead, NY Mariners Cove East Hampton Long Island
Lake Geneva, WI TBD

June 27-29 Clayton, NY TBD
Grand Rapids, MI Kent County Park
Portland, OR Henry Hagg County Park

July 11-13 Montreal, QC TBD
Cleveland, OH Whiskey Island Marina – Wendy Park Beach
Seattle, WA TBD

July 18-20 Spokane, WA Lake Coeur d'Aline
Quebec City, QC TBD

We encourage everyone to visit www.TryaSeaDoo.com for detailed event information and to lock in a specific time slot on the day of your choice.

For a look at the new Sea-Doo watercraft, visit www.sea-doo.com.