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Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO (2024-)

1 x 1.8L SVHO Yamaha

Brief Summary

For those who refuse to sacrifice anything, the FX Cruiser SVHO offers race performance, premium features and the latest WaveRunner technology. Join us for an exciting ride in conditions that would keep most sane people at the dock as we discover the hi-tech control features that can max the speed from the new Yamaha FX Cruiser's supercharged engine plus controls that make docking with a velvet touch a thing of beauty. 


Length Overall 140.9'' / 3.58 m
Dry Weight 875 lbs
397 kg
Person Capacity 3
Fuel Capacity 18.5 gal
70 L

Captain's Report

by Capt. Ken Kreisler

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO - Luxury, Performance, Attitude

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO running

Yamaha’s FX Cruiser SVHO delivers in your face action, dynamic performance, and outstanding features and options.


Designed and engineered for maximum performance and delivering thrilling time out on the water, Yamaha’s FX Cruiser SVHO® is a well-tuned machine which comes standard with the right kind of attitude to set this wave runner apart from the others.


Rider capacity: 3 persons
Dry weight: 875 pounds
Length: 140.9”
Width: 50”
Height: 48.4”
Fuel: 18.5 gallons
Engine: Supercharged 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, Super Vortex High Output (SVHO) Yamaha Marine Engine

Major Features

• Reverse:  In RiDE® with T.D.E.
• Factory installed integrated audio system
• Connext System w/7" touchscreen with security and enhanced drive control
• Drive control w/low rpm mode
• Cruise Assist/No Wake Mode™
• Electric trim system and tilt steering adjustment
• Storage compartments in bow, under seat, and stern
• Comfort and performance auto trim
• Footwell drains

Notable Options

• Yamaha Recdeck integrates with swim platform and reboarding ladder ($1,121.99)
• FX Jetfish Premium Package includes multi-use rack, 2 rack-mounted rod holders, 2 cup holders, 2 tie-down straps, Engel 45® cooler, 2 cooler bridle straps, 2 fishing rod retention straps ($1,346.99)
• Recdeck lounge package ($659.99)
• Recdeck shade kit ($374.99)

FX Cruiser Inspection

Yamaha’s FX Cruiser SVHO is the result of decades of research, applied technology, trendsetting designs, and visionary, purpose-built recreational WaveRunners®. Readily visible on this model is the company’s standard for all of its concepts; “It isn’t a product if it isn’t world class.” To that end, the high-performance FX Cruiser easily holds three people, is equipped with the advanced technology supplied by the Connext System, ride control, and that supercharged 1.8L SVHO engine, along with other features, all working together to deliver top-of-the-line performance.

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO family fun

Family fun is enhanced by adding several options such as the Recdeck® and cooler (foreground) and shade kit (background).

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO handles 3 people

Powered by a supercharged 4-cylinder, 4-stroke, Super Vortex High Output (SVHO) Yamaha Marine Engine, the FX Cruiser easily handles three persons and delivers exciting action out on the water.

The FX Cruiser has tilt steering with high and low positions for driving in a variety of sea conditions. There is a three-tiered seat with the aft section a bit elevated so the rider positioned back there can have a better view of what is going on ahead. The 7-inch Connext touchscreen offers the latest in technology including GPS-ready maps, Geofencing, drive control modes for customizing rides, and other functions all designed to make riding the FX Cruiser even more exciting. 

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO 7-inch Connext touchscreen

The 7-inch Connext touchscreen allows for multi-function control over many important selections.

Operating the FX Cruiser is intuitive with easy-to-use, handlebar mounted controls on left and right sides, and with a quick learning curve to get use to its operations, even a new rider should be able to get comfortable in a short time and enjoy the ride.

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO handle

The right side of the handle has the throttle to allow forward motion, to left is the neutral and reverse throttle. In tight quarters or approaching the dock, using Yamaha’s TDE on the left handlebar, or Thrust Directional Enhancer, where the use of button controls, instead of the throttle lever, makes these maneuvers safe and easy.

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO speaker

A pair of factory installed, and custom integrated audio speakers, which are standard on most models and controlled from the Connext system and linked to a smartphone, are paired with a two channel amplifier to make ride time aboard the FX Cruiser that much more enjoyable.


The Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO is the flagship of the company’s WaveRunner model line-up and is the result of decades of research, testing, and putting the latest, advanced technology to work until the end product is as good as it can be. 

From its dual-throttle handlebar controls, offering precise running at all speeds all the time, to the effective, reliable, and maintenance-free closed-loop cooling system, to innovations in the hull and deck design including using a new resin system resulting in a stronger, lighter, and more durable than ever before, results is a total package for the WaveRunner enthusiast. 

The FX Cruiser SVHO is where it all comes together.

Yamaha FX Cruiser SVHO