As a kid, it was always hard to understand why game show contestants got so excited about free dishwashers. Choose the jet ski! But after cleaning the umpteenth plate by hand, most homeowners learn that nothing beats the kitchen appliance for convenience. Today’s washers are designed to save water, take up less space, use less energy, and get your dishes from the dinner table and back into the cabinets in record time. Here are some of the best to help you walk away from the sink and get back to enjoying life—perhaps by riding your jet ski.