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The size wakeboard you ride depends on your weight and riding style as specific boards have their own specialized sizing guidelines. If you are getting a board multiple people can use, base your selection on the weight of the rider who rides the most, or the heaviest rider. If the wakeboard is not long enough, it won’t be able to float efficiently.
WAKEBOARD SIZE CHART
Rider Weight (lbs)
Wakeboard Length (cm)
Why Choose a Shorter Board?
Many wakeboarders like to ride on the short end of their suggested size range. The feeling you get depends on a boards shape, but generally, shorter boards are slower and take more energy to push through the water (the longer the board, the more surface area the board has on the water hence, the faster it will go).
Shorter boards are easier to do tricks like spin and maneuver in the air when flipping or flying across the water.
Shorter boards make for harder landings. The nose of the boar [...]
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Wakesurfers do not have strict length recommendations. Measured in feet and inches like surfboards, each board is built differently to accommodate different riding styles and ability levels.
Bigger wakesurfers are the way to go if you are heavier, a beginner or if your boat throws a smaller wake. They are longer and move slower in the water which is great for beginners.
Smaller wakesurfers are great for those who are more advanced or light weight as they move faster and are great at cutting the wake.
Want a large selection of Wakesurf Boards? Shop at our online ProShop. TheWakeShop.com has all the best brands and the best clearance prices online.
Life jackets, wakeboard vests, life preservers - whatever you want to call them, they all have the same basic guidelines when fitting yourself in the right size life jacket.
HOW DO YOU SIZE A WAKEBOARD JACKET?
First of all, you'll need to know what type of vest is the one for you. Look at the size, type of vest and the material the life preserver is made out of.
Life jackets are not like an apron, where one size fits all. Fortunately, they come in many sizes. Do determine the correct size for you, measure around the thickest part of your chest and match it to the vests measurement specifications. Most wakeboard vests are form fitting, so it is wise that men and women have their own separate vests.
MOST IMPORTANT: If you can put more than 3 fingers in the gap between your shoulders and the vest, the life vest is too big. This wakeboard vest will not keep your head above water.
FIND THE RIGHT TYPE OF VEST FOR YOU
The US Coast Guard requires that all passengers on a boat, to have a USCG approved life jacket. Sometimes these life vests might be more bulky, and not the easiest to use when doing water sports like wak [...]
Wakesurf shapers mount to either side of your boat creating a bigger and cleaner surf wake. This device is great for those whose boats are too old to install a surf system.If you are wanting to get into the modern day surf game, a great option is the Eight.3 Wakesurf Shaper by Ronix. The device easily mounts to the lower/back point of the starboard or port side of your boat hull, creating an excellent surf wake on either side.
The Eight.3 has been tested on a variety of boats and the outcome has been the same, a great surf wake. So if you have a waterski boat, crossover or an old or newer V-Drive boat, the Eight.3 can be easily mounted and change the way you play on the water.
Want a Wakesurf shaper? Shop at our online ProShop. TheWakeShop.com has all the best brands and the best clearance prices online.
To find the right size wakeboard boots or otherwise known as wakeboard bindings, it is wise to look at 3 things: FLEX, FIT, & FEATURES
The flex of a wakeboard binding can vary from stiff, to very flexible, based on the model. What do you like?
Do you like to be locked into your boots with a lot of support around your ankles so you can carve and gain speed on the water? Then you would probably want to stay towards boot models that are stiff with less flex.
Do you like to have a lot of mobility to do tricks? Then you might consider a softer, more flexible boot.
Many beginner boots are more flexible than those meant for advanced riders. Keep that in mind when you are checking out the boots on our online ProShop - TheWakeShop.com
It is important to have the right size boot for wakeboarding. Controlling your wakeboard with loose fitting boots is like trying to run in high heels - you don't have much control. Your boots should fit tightly, but not be painful. Most bindings are designed to fit a range of shoe sizes.
Many wakeboard boots have heat moldable liners that are designed to improve [...]
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GRAND OPENING EVENT
Come check out our brand-new MasterCraft dealership located off 1600 N in Vineyard. We have a huge storage facility, service bays, a fully stocked ProShop, and MasterCraft sales. Join us on Friday, September 23rd and Saturday the 24th for food and a look at our dealership.
WHO WILL BE THERE?
FRIDAY: To make this day special, drop by Friday, 9/23 between 3-6pm and meet the KSL Radio team who will be broadcasting live at our dealership! They will have free handouts!SATURDAY: Be prepared to have lunch on us! On Saturday, 9/24 from 12-3pm, get a FREE corn dog from the "World's Best Corn Dogs" truck. Eat and browse the remaining 2016 models and peruse the new features only available on MasterCraft's 2017 models. *First 60 corn dogs are free - come soon before they are gone.
Fri. 9/23 - Sat. 9/24
1664 N. 400 E.
Vineyard UT 84042
REFER A FRIEND SPECIAL
To celebrate the opening of our Utah County location, we are offering a special discount to our Utah County residence. When you refer a friend to get their boat serviced at our Vineyard location, you BOTH will get a 15% discount on your service bill. Does your fr [...]
STOCK UP FOR NEXT SEASON
Tis the end of the season and we have slashed our ProShop prices 10% off all merchandise – this includes boards, skis, tubes, ropes, handles, and vests! Get your hands on brands like O'Brien, Hyperlite and Phase5. Our ProShop is like a candy store – feel free to be like a kid and splurge.
SALE ENDS OCTOBER 31STGET10%OFFStop By ToGet Great Deals
Exciting things are happening in the showroom - MasterCraft 2017 models are arriving soon! MasterCraft has given us unprecedented rebates on our 2016 models to clear the floor - this means you will save BIG at our 2016 Clearance Sale. If you are thinking of buying a boat within the next couple years, don't wait. Not only will you get the huge rebates, but you will avoid the yearly price inflation if you buy now. Stop on by to get insights on the best deals- sale ends September 30th!
We are ready to party with you on the water this Saturday for Surf Fest! Just so we can get better acquainted, Utah Water Sports is America's #1 MasterCraft boat dealership. Awarded for innovations and performance, MasterCrafts are a consumer’s favorite for good reason. You'll see why on our X23 and NXT22.The X23 expands your horizons in a big way. Smooth riding meets easy driving thanks to a sleek and deep hull. The X23 is built around surfing. With its 3000 lbs of ballast and the exclusive Gen 2 Surf System, the X23 churns out the longest and most customized surf waves in the industry.
Built To Surf
Want to get extra stocked? Watch the video and see how our MasterCraft riders use the X23's epic surf wave.23' - The X23 is spacious enough to fit you and 14 of your friends.57 Gallons - The Ilmor engine is more fuel efficient, and quieter without losing power.Epic Surf - The Gen2 Surf System breaks the wave into 4 zones, giving you the power to customize the wave for all skill levels.
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MEET THE 2017 MasterCraft XT23: OUR MULTI-SPORT, CATEGORY-CRUSHING CROSSOVER MACHINE
Live it up and let it fly in the MasterCraft XT23—built to bring stoke everywhere it goes, whatever it tows. This is the all-new crossover MasterCraft for a lifestyle that knows no limits. Load it up with loved ones and bring your wakeboards, surfboards, skis and whatever else you please.
This is where the classic traditional bow meets progressive new 2017 style lines, wrapped around a completely redesigned hull. Make waves with Gen 2 Surf and a substantial 2600 pounds of ballast, then tow it all using the optional new ZFT7 Power Tower. Reliable, rapidly deployed and packed with features like an integrated Bimini top, all-new board racks and gorgeous new speaker cans. Prevailing offshore breeze powered by the next generation of Ilmor engines.
For the win, the XT23 features the legendary MasterCraft fit and finish. Plush comfort [...]