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See What You Can Win
Enter the SOLIDWORKS Design Contest for a chance to win a jet-powered surfboard and other great prizes.
Learn About the Contest
Learn how to create and submit your design of a hard travel case for the Mako Slingshot Jetboard using SOLIDWORKS.
The Contest Has Ended
The SOLIDWORKS Mako Boardsports Travel Case Design Contest Has Ended.
How Mako Boardsports Uses SOLIDWORKS
Gilo Industries - Fit
The Mako Boardsports jetboard has more than 300 parts. Making them all fit was no simple task.
Gilo Industries - Structural Analysis
Learn how Gilo Industries used SOLIDWORKS Simulation to maximize the jetboards performance while minimizing production costs.
Anatomy of a Jetboard
Find out what makes a jetboard different than a regular surfboard.
Q&A with CEO Gilo Cardozo
Can fun fuel design? Gilo Cardoza would shout an enthusiastic “yes” over the din of his parajet.
Mako Jetboard SOLIDWORKS Model Geometry
Check out the full SOLIDWORKS model geometry of the Mako Jetboard for your design inspiration.
SOLIDWORKS and Mako Boardsports Design Brief
Check out the details on the SOLIDWORKS design contest and learn how you could win your own jet-powered surfboard.