Patent Number: 8,070,539

Title: Water intake grill for personal watercraft

Abstract: A water intake grill for attachment to a water intake port associated with a jet watercraft, the water intake grill comprising a plurality of elongate members mounted to and in between fore and aft mounts. The fore mount comprising a base having an angularly orientated bottom surface for attaching first ends of the elongate members and an angularly orientated top surface for mounting atop thereof a key element having an overall geometric structure suited to fit within a mount socket integral to a forward wall section of the water intake port. The aft mount comprising a horizontally positioned base for accepting thereon at least one spacer and mounting thereto an extension support to support apart therefrom a cross support member for attaching second ends of the elongate members. Each elongate member comprising a teardrop geometric profile that effectively reduces the amount debris into the water intake port while allowing continued passage of water into the water intake port to yield sustained operating performance of the jet watercraft.

Inventors: Carlson; Morley Richard (Albertville, MN)


International Classification: B63H 11/01 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-12-06 0:00:00