Sea-Doo RXP-X 260 Receives Award

BRP, Valcourt, QC, says its high-performance Sea-Doo RXP-X 260 has earned it the "Ski of the Year' award from, a personal watercraft industry forum.

"'s six-person selection committee awarded an amazing 9.14 average out of 10 to the 2012 Sea-Doo RXP-X and nearly a perfect 10 in the fun factor category,' said John Salvatore of "From the looks to the handling, every rider had nothing but praise for this watercraft.'

This is the second consecutive year that BRP has received the Ski of the Year award. Last year BRP received the honour for its 2011 Sea-Doo GTI SE 130 model.

The RXP-X 260 features the company's T-shape (T3) hull design and Ergolock system that's said to better connects the rider to the machine.

"Winning the second straight Ski of the Year award chosen by real riders is the result of BRP's dedication to developing designs and technologies that focus on improving the riders' experience,' said Yves Leduc, Vice-President and General Manager for the North America division. "BRP focuses on elevating the consumer experience for every product we build.'

BRP's Sea-Doo RXP-X 260 watercraft also won a 2012 Red Dot award earlier this year for product design in the transportation category.