2022 GP1800R HO

2022 GP1800R HO - Normally-Aspirated High-Performance

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The all-new 2022 naturally-aspirated GP1800R HO (High Output) is the epitome of today’s high-performance muscle craft, with exciting new features, technology and race performance.
The GP1800R HO – delivers all of the race winning features and characteristics of the unbeatable GP1800R SVHO (Super Vortex High Outpu), the world’s most successful race ski – in a naturally aspirated, extremely powerful 1.8 litre, lightweight package. 
The 2022 Yamaha GP1800R HO comes with tilt-adjustable race inspired handlebar design, Connext helm control with multi-color LED display, the industry’s first Auto Trim function with Cornering Control and Launch Control modes for improved acceleration, and a race designed intake grate and jet pump for class-leading acceleration.
2022 sees the introduction of a built-in marine-grade, Bluetooth enables speaker system, so you can now sound as good as you look.
Whether you into racing your mates, towing the kids or hitting the surf, the 2022 GP1800R HO delivers race level performance in a fuel efficient and cost effective package.
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Length (mm)3350
Width (mm)1240
Height (mm)1200
Dry Weight (kg)333
Rider Capacity3
Engine4-stroke, 4-cyl DOHC, 16-Valve, High-Output Marine Engine
Displacement (cc)1812
Bore & Stroke (mm)86 x 78
Compression11.0 : 1
CoolingLow-maintenance. Open Loop Cooling
Pump155mm High-Pressure Axial Flow
LubricationScavenger Pump Assisted Wet Sump
FuelElectronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Tank (L)70
Storage Capacity (L)107


WaveRunner Advantage

Not all personal watercraft are created equal. Find out why Yamaha WaveRunners continue to lead the personal watercraft industry when it comes to legendary reliability, quality, durability and resale value.

1.8L Naturally Aspirated HO Engine, 155mm pump

The four-cylinder, 1812cc High Output Yamaha engine and 155mm high-pressure jet pump, deliver the largest water displacement of any craft in its class. This naturally aspirated engine delivers race performance acceleration, high-end speeds, outstanding fuel economy, low noise and reduced emissions. 

All-New Built-In Speakers

All GP1800R models come with Yamaha’s factory-installed, custom integrated Bluetooth marine audio system, which includes twin, powerful 4.5-inch fully waterproof marine speakers, integrated 2 channel (50 watts per channel) amplifier, easy access control pad and an integrated low-voltage regulator to protect the battery.

4.3" Connext® Helm Control

All GP1800R models come with Yamaha’s 4.3” Connext® helm control with a multi-color LCD display. An easily accessible touchpad control provides convenient access to the many functions including a PIN code security system and DRIVE® Control that allows the owner to set top speed increments and acceleration settings from normal to slow. 

Competition Steering and Handlebars

Our pro racers asked for it and we delivered! The newly designed exposed race style handle bars not only look fantastic, but offer four tilt-adjustable positions to suit every racing, stand-up and sit-down riding styles. *GP1800R SVHO model shown

All New Hull and Deck

The new deck design delivers improved ergonomics with deeper, wider, self-draining footwells and a new seat design that improves knee grip and overall comfort. The hull features Yamaha's cutting-edge deeper V-shape Keel, modified hull strakes and softer bow chines, delivering excellent stability, nimble handling and precise responsiveness. *GP1800R SVHO model shown

Hull Performance

The race designed intake grate and jet pump allows less turbulent water to flow through the jet pump. The result is better acceleration and less cavitation in choppy water conditions. *GP1800R SVHO model shown

New Launch and Cornering Control

Auto Trim works independently from the electric trim control on the handlebars. When engaged, Cornering Control automatically shifts the trim into the bow down position when decelerating for tighter cornering and a racy feel. Launch Control automatically shifts the trim down to prevent bow rise when accelerating quickly. *GP1800R SVHO model shown

Reboarding Step

The GP1800R includes twin reboarding handles and an extra-deep ergonomically designed soft-touch reboarding step, making climbing back on board extra easy and safe.

Tow Hook

For additional on-water thrills and spills, the GP1800R HO comes with a strong tow hook which allows the secure towing of inflatable tubes, wake boarders or skiers. 

Multi Mount System

All-new on the GP Series, the Connext® LCD display screen features many new features, including Drive Control, allowing you to customise top speed increments and acceleration curve settings. The new built-in PIN security system eliminates the need for and external remote fob. All functions are conveniently controlled by a touchpad located next to the steering column.


Ultra-Lightweight NanoXcel2

Yamaha's cutting-edge NanoXcel2 ultra-lightweight hulls and decks are 18% lighter than the original NanoXcel®, but just as strong. This advanced material compound delivers exceptional performance properties resulting in significant improvements in acceleration, top-end speed, fuel economy, and handling.

Narrow and Deeper Ergonomics

The deck design delivers ergonomics with deeper, wider footwells, and the seat design provides knee grip and overall comfort, especially when charging into tight corners.

Self Draining Footwells

The new GP1800Rs' feature self-draining footwells to prevent water pooling, including while in storage.

Large Rear Platform

Roomy and comfortable, the large rear platform is the ideal place for soaking up the surroundings, getting in and out of the water or simply doing nothing at all. The decking platform is fitted with custom cut Hydro-Turf mats for optimum looks, grip and comfort. *GP1800R SVHO shown.

RiDE Dual Throttle Control System

Yamaha’s patented RiDETM is the world's first dual throttle handlebar control system, that makes handling easy, fun and intuitive. Pull the right lever to accelerate and the left lever to decelerate and for reverse. Pull both levers in any combination for enhanced handling, smooth deceleration and excellent control.

Three Person Sport Seat

The new narrower race inspired two-piece, two-tone seat is ergonomically designed, textured and bolstered for grip, speed and comfort, suitable for recreational riding and racing. The seat comfortably seats three people. Separation of the front and rear sections makes maintenance and access to under-seat storage easy. 

Large Storage Capacity

The new bow, glovebox, and under seat storage capacity has increased by 15%, providing 107 litres of useable space. The bow compartment is now easier to access and has a dedicated area for Yamaha's cooler bag. The plastic hinge and damper has also been strengthened for improved long-term durability. The new water-resistant glove box and under seat storage compartments include larger openings for easier access and improved usability.

Integrated Dual Mirrors

Incorporating Yamaha’s trademark compact and edgy design styling, the integrated mirrors not only look good but aid rider visual awareness and overall safety. 

Open Loop Cooling System

All Yamaha WaveRunners utilise open loop cooling, which is used by 99% of marine manufacturers. Open loop systems have been proven to be the most effective, reliable and maintenance free solution for marine environments, which means less money and less time off the water.