Info & Rules

Here you will find all the important info and documentation regarding the sport and events sanctioned under the NZJSBA. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email the NZJSBA office at

NZJSBA Rule Book

The NZJSBA has adopted the 2023 IJSBA Competition Rulebook for the 2023/24 season and will be in affect until further notice along with the current NZJSBA Supplementary Regulations. The NZJSBA has now published a complete digital rulebook for download and easy reading on your preferred electronic device. Please see the link below. Further below are downloadable copies of each individual class rules for your reference. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with all rules and regulations.


NOTE: If you have any queries regarding the rule book or supplementary regulations then you must contact the NZJSBA Tech Director first before modifying your craft. Please do this through the NZJSBA Office via

Individual Class Rules
Runabout Rec LitesSki Stock
Runabout StockSki Lites
Runabout LimitedSki Four Stroke Lites
Runabout SuperstockSki Mod Lites
Runabout OpenSki Superstock
Runabout 1100 StockSki GP
Runabout ModifiedVintage Ski
Sport SpecVintage X2
Sport GPFreestyle

NZJSBA Supplementary Rules & Regulations

NZJSBA Supplementary RegulationsThe NZJSBA Supplementary Regulations v1.4
NZJSBA Showroom Stock RulesNZJSBA Runabout “Showroom Stock” Ruleset
Appendix E – Fuel SpecificationsNZJSBA Fuel Specifications relating to
the Supplementary Regulations

Code of Conduct

All competitors must adhere and abide by the NZJSBA code of conduct at all times.  This also applies to pit crew and supporters at each event.

Infringement Penalty System (Card System)

The NZJSBA, in conjunction with the Australian Jet Sport Boating Association, have adopted the use of a card system called the Infringement Penalty System, or IPS for short. The premise of the system is to provide a clear and fair process to dealing with infringements within the sport. Details of the Infringement Penalty System can be found in the following document:

Junior Development

NZJSBA Junior Development Rules and Regulations

Open Class Licence & Class Flowchart

Open Class Licence Application Form and Flowchart

Open class application form

Class flow chart

About the NZJSBA

This is the official website for the NZJSBA and the sport of personal watercraft racing in New Zealand. Here you will be able to access the most up to date information regarding summer and winter racing, local and international news, entry forms, contact information, and more.

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