Video: PWCmuscle.com Reviews Sea-Doo’s Polytec 2.0 Hulls


Even the best doctors will recommend getting a second opinion on a prognosis, and we at The Watercraft Journal are no different. While we’ve shared our views on the 2020 GTI lineup from Sea-Doo – particularly in regards to the wider use of Polytec (in this case, a newly coined second generation of Polytec deemed “2.0”) for the model segment’s hulls – in previous articles and reviews, we submit this video review from Joe Zammataro of PWCmuscle.com.

He writes, “Can a plastic hull really work in a full sized ski? With the new 2020 GTI lineup, PolyTec 2.0 has been launched and is used exclusively through all GTI models, even the GTR230. These are full-sized skis using the plastic hull, significantly heavier than the Spark. So do they hold up? Do they feel cheap? Would this hull work for a ski I’d own? These are the questions I set off to answer as we tested out the new models in the GTI lineup.”

And true to his word, Joe details a list of pros and cons to the new GTI and GTR models, how he saw how the lightweight Polytec material holds up in a variety of conditions, and whether he’d recommend its purchase to friends and family. As a bit of a spoiler, we feel we’re on the same page with Joe for the most part, and glad to see so many in the industry take a shine to this latest innovation from Sea-Doo.

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Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw

Editor-in-Chief – kevin.shaw@shawgroupmedia.com Kevin Shaw is a decade-long powersports and automotive journalist whose love for things that go too fast has led him to launching The Watercraft Journal. Almost always found with stained hands and dirt under his fingernails, Kevin has an eye for the technical while keeping a eye out for beautiful photography and a great story.

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