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PWC parts, side view
Console of a PWC
Stern
Rear of a vessel
Bow
Front of a vessel
Draft
Depth of water needed to float a vessel
Intake
Opening in the hull that draws water toward the impeller
Intake grate
Screening cover over the intake, which prevents large debris from entering
Drive shaft
The long stem connection between the motor and the impeller
Impeller
Device used to pump and force water under pressure through a steering nozzle at the rear of the vessel
Steering nozzle
Device used for directing the stream of water to the left or right at the stern of the PWC, which steers the PWC