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Anatomy of an Inboard Boat Part 1 - The Hull
An overview of inboard boat hulls.
How To Get Up on a Wakeboard
If you're intrigued by the sport of wakeboarding and want to learn how to stand up behind the boat, then check out this must read article illustrating a step by step method to standing up on a wakeboard for the first time.
What to Know Before Buying a Slalom Ski for...
There are four basic categories of when choosing a slalom water ski: slalom skis, wide body, shaped, traditional, and world class.
Tips on Buying a Used Boat for Water Sports
Buying a used boat for water sports requires homework. Use this checklist as a guide for test driving, floor rot, marine survey, boat hours, hull condition, and more.
Tips on Buying a Boat Suitable for Boat-Towed...
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed.
How to Buy a Watersports Boat on a Budget
Looking for a cheap wakeboard boat? When budget is a factor, it's important to know how to find a great ski boat for a fair price. Learn the tips and tricks to finding a wakeboard / ski boat on a budget.
Wakeboard Binding Set-Up
Learn how your wakeboard bindings should be set up on your board for maximum performance to match your skill level. Page 3.
How to Convert a Slalom Towrope for Waterskiing
Explanation waterskiing towrope length terminology. Rope section colors indicate the rope length and off measurements.
The Top 5 Wakeboard Tower Speakers for Your Boat
The top five wakeboard tower speakers on the market as of this moment.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard
The wakeboard you choose will most likely reflect your skill level and the type/style of boarding you want to do. Use these tips before you make a wakeboard purchase.
Top 5 Inboard Boats for \$5,000
Finding a great inboard boat for $5000 is easily done if you know what you are looking for. This list of 5 great budget friendly boats will have you on the water in no time.
Vintage, Collectible, Antique and Retro Water...
Your old water skis in the garage could be vintage collector's items. Vintage water skis are popular and many people are looking for replacement parts for wooden water skis.
Beginners Guide to Wakeboarding
Everything you need to know before you go wakeboarding for the first time behind a boat.
Top 5 Wakeboards for Kids
If your youngster is ready for the water, then you will want to get them one of the five best junior wakeboards on the market. These wakeboards are the best boards available for young rippers. These are the best junior boards from top brands like Slingshot, Ronix, Liquid Force, CWB and Hyperlite.
How to Determine Your Boat Speed When...
Different boat-towed water sports require various boat speeds. Learn here how fast your boat should go when waterskiing, wakeboarding, etc.
Before You Buy a Slalom Water Ski
What you need to know before you buy a slalom water ski for waterskiing. There are four basic categories of slalom skis; wide body, shaped, traditional, and world class.
Choosing the Correct Slalom Water Ski
There are many things to consider prior to purchasing a slalom water ski. Consider you body type, water ski make, boot fit, boot make-up, and fin system.
Tips for Trailering/Towing a Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide
Tuning Your Water Ski
Tips on tuning and adjusting your water ski fin and bindings to maximize your skill level and performance on the water.
Determining Which Foot to Put Forward in Slalom...
Tips on how to decide which foot to put forward in your slalom water ski bindings or wakeboard bindings. Are you goofy footed?
Top 10 Beginner Wakeboards
There are so many things to consider before buying a beginner wakeboard: board manufacturer, size, features, bindings, etc.
5 Wakeboard Towers That Will Breathe New Life...
The definitive list for wakeboarders looking to upgrade their boat with a Wakeboard Tower. Discover the best wakeboard towers on the market with this definitive list.
YouTube.com Wakeboarding and Waterskiing Videos
YouTube.com Wakeboarding, Waterskiing Wakeskating, Wakesurfing Videos. Also kneeboarding, barefoot waterskiing, jump water skiing videos and more.
2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 Review
In depth review of the 2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 PWC jetski.
Top 5 Waterproof Mp3 Players
The top five waterproof mp3 players for watersports enthusiasts.
Why Wakeboarders Should Snowboard
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should also snowboard in the winter time.
Which Boat Surf System is the Best?
Know the differences between popular Boat Surf Systems like the Malibu Surfgate, The Nautique NSS, and the Mastercraft Gen 2.
Bow
Definition of a bow in a water sports boating terminology glossary.
Wetsuit and Dry Suit Temperature Chart for...
Use this chart to help you determine when you should wear a wetsuit or a dry suit when waterskiing or wakeboarding in cold water.
Mark "Animal" Turner, A Biography
A look into the life of a successful disabled waterskiier, Mark Animal Turner
Slalom Waterski Course Dimensions and Diagrams
Looking to build a slalom waterski course? Allow this feature to be your online guide and visual reference in both metric and English.
Before You Buy a Waterskiing Rope
Tips on buying a waterskiing tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
Top 8 Christmas Tree Ornaments for Water-Skiers...
Christmas tree ornaments for water-skiers, wakeboarders, boaters, and water sports lovers.
A Brief History of Wakeboarding
The History of Wakeboarding and all of the major events that have shaped what the sport has become today.
Drive That Tube/Towable to Work Behind the Boat
People with little or a lot of behind-the-boat skills can hop on and experience a thrilling ride on a tube or towable. Learn how to drive that tube or towable to work behind the boat.
A Handy Checklist for De-Winterizing Your Boat
Tips on how to de-winterize your boat after the waterskiing season. Before you use your boat remember to check the oil, belts, & disconnect the battery.
Use Hand Signals for Rider Safety
Tips on how to effectively communicate waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, etc. hand signals between the boat driver and the skier / wakeboarder.
Before You Buy a Wetsuit
Make sure a wetsuit fits your waterskiing or wakeboarding needs before you purchase it for boat-towed sports.
Watersports Boat Buying Tips
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed. Page 2.
Top 5 Inboard Boats for \$10,000
Finding a great inboard boat for around $10,000 is easily done if you know where to begin. Check out the top five greatest inboard boat for 10,000 dollars or under.
2013 Mastercraft X-Star Wakeboard Boat
This in depth review and profile will tell prospective buyers everything they need to know before investing in this boat.
Full Review of Hyperlite's System Binding
If your considering the System binding from Hyperlite, then check out this full review highlighting the main points of boot and binding design: form, fit, and functionality.
How To Enhance Your Boat's Wake
Suggestions on how to enhance your boat's wake and make it larger so wakeboarders can jump higher.
The Top Five Aftermarket Stereos to Put in your...
The Top Five Marine Stereo head units from Sony, Infinity, Clarion, and more.
How To Wakeboard at a Cable Park
The first thing to getting started riding at a cable park is taking off. You can start seated or standing on the takeoff pad. Having the basics in your head will help you have a great day wakeboarding at the park. Page 2.
EZ-Hitch - The One Person Trailer Hitch Guide...
The one person trailer hitch guide for waterskiing and wakeboarding boat-towed sports vehicles.
The Dangers of Teak Surfing Behind a Boat
An obvious danger to teak surfing behind a boat is the participant's proximity to the boat propeller.
How to Get Started with Wakesurfing
A step by step guide covering the basics of getting started in wakesurfing, including: equipment checklist, how to stand up for the first time, and proper riding technique.
2013 Radar Slalom Ski Collection
Radar has quickly become hailed as the best slalom ski manufacturer on the planet. Their award winning designs speak for themselves and the 2013 Radar Ski Lineup is no doubt their best yet.
Wetsuits and Dry Suits - How They Protect You...
Wetsuits and drysuits keep you warm while waterskiing or wakeboarding. Prevent hypothermia.
Towropes, Line Length and Boat Speed for...
Get the most out of your time behind your wakeboarding boat by properly choosing the correct wakeboard towrope, line length and wakeboarding boat speed.
How to Build a Floating Kicker Ramp
Before you start building a floating kicker ramp, make sure you have the necessary items.
Water Ski Lake Communities
Go waterskiing in your own neighborhood by purchasing water ski lake community real estate. Lakefront lots are available for wakeboarding.
2013 HO Triumph Slalom Ski
For an all around great ski the 2013 HO Triumph is an excellent option for skiers of all skill levels. This full review and profile will tell you everything you need to know about this world class ski.
2013 Pavati AX Aluminum Wakeboard Boats
The 2013 Pavati AX is the only completely all aluminum constructed wakeboard boat the market. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a 2013 Pavati AX series boat.
The 5 Best Cable Parks in the World
Cable parks can be found in 6 continents, these are the top five.
Teaching Youth How to Water-Ski
Use these tips when teaching youth/kids how to water ski. Suggested combo and slalom water skis for kids.
How To Two Foot Slalom Waterski Deepwater Start
Here's how to get up on a slalom ski in the water with the front and back feet already in the ski boots. How To Two Foot Slalom Deepwater Start
Choosing a Tow Rope for a Tube/Towable
Tips on how to invest in a proper tow rope for tubing or towables behind the boat for water sports.
Top 5 Upgrades for Inboard Boats
If your boat is in need of some upgrades, take a look at these great upgrades to modernize your inboard ski boat.
Five Great Wakeboard Boats for 25K or Less
Five of the very best wakeboard boats you can buy for under 25,000 dollars.
Alleviating Forearm Soreness In Water Skiing
Stretching Forearms For Skiers: water skiing jennifer ward sore arm training fitness forearms
Jumping the Wake on a Wakeboard
The key to a good wakeboarding jump is not determined by how fast you cut to the wake, but rather, your progressive edge towards the wake with a tight tow line. These instructions will help you jump the wake on a wakeboard.
Wakeboard Fins
Choose the correct fin system for your wakeboard. Consider fin configuration, water conditions, and material.
5 Tips to Keep your Inboard Boat Like New
Keeping your boat in ship shape is important to it's longevity. These five tips will keep your boat running and looking like new for years to come.
Kneeboarding Deepwater Starts
Tips on how to complete a successful deepwater kneeboarding start. Choose from the belly start or the low buoyancy start.
How to Sell an Inboard Ski Boat
Learn how to sell an inboard ski boat with these easy to follow tips. You will have your old boat sold a new boat purchased in no time.
The 2014 Mastercraft NXT Series
2014 Mastercraft NXT Series Preview and profile of budget friendly price point inboard wakeboard boats.
Your Local Waterskiing Laws, Boating Laws and...
Local Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Laws, boating laws regulations, navigation rules.
How to Jump on a Wakeboard
If you're ready to take your wakeboarding to the next level and start catching major air, then this step by step instructional will teach you everything you need to know about jumping on a wakeboard.
Review of Hydrophase Ridesteady GPS Cruise...
A full review of the Hydrophase Ridesteady GPS Cruise control system for inboard, direct drive, v drive, and I/O boats. The perfect retro fit solution for wakeboard, slalom, and ski boats.
Off Season Work Out for Water Skiers - Part I
Off Season Work Out For Water Skiers - So how do you gain power and not give up leg speed or flexibility? Well, one obvious answer is the use of plyometrics.
Collegiate Waterskiing Scholarships and...
List of colleges or universities that offer waterskiing collegiate scholarships, along with recruitment information.
How To Wakeboarding Deepwater Starts
Instruction on how to get up on your wakeboard while remaining in the water by doing a wakeboarding deepwater starts.
How to be a Responsible Boat Driver
Tips for a boat driver on how to responsibly drive a boat in traffic on the water while pulling a water-skier or wakeboarder.
How To One Foot Slalom Deepwater Start
How to use only one foot in the front water ski boot during a deepwater slalom start.
How To Winterize an Inboard Boat the Right Way
A step by step guide on how to properly winterize an inboard boat. The tips included go over the basics of checking the engine, cleaning and care, and effective covering and storage.
5 Must Have Wakeboard Tower Accessories
Wakeboard towers just aren't complete without the proper accessories. Check out this definitive list of the must have wakeboard tower accessories.
2014 Mastercraft X-46 Wakeboard Boat
The 2014 Mastercraft X-46 is here and ready to please. Everything about this boat is designed for practical use, and will please even the most discerning critics. You won't want to miss a single feature, check out the 2014 Mastercraft X-46 in this in depth review and profile.
How To Teach a Child to Wakeboard
Learning how to teach a kid to wakeboard can be one of the most rewarding experiences on the water. With this How To Guide you will learn tried and true tips for getting your kid up on a wakeboard for the first time.
Anatomy of a Wakeboard
How a wakeboard is made and how knowledge of its various components will make you a better rider.
Glass to Powder - From Waterskiing to the Snow...
Hitting the slopes is an excellent way to keep in shape during the waterskiing off-season. Waterskiing and down hill snow skiing require similar techniques.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard Rope
Tips on buying a wakeboard tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
2013 Ronix Code 22 Wakeboard
The 2013 Ronix Code 22 has been released with advanced riders in mind. After reading this full profile and review you'll know if it's the right board for you.
Tips For Trailering/Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 2.
Off-Season Conditioning and Fitness Tips for...
Tips on how to keep in shape during the waterskiing and wakeboarding off-season. Condition tips, body shaping and strenghtening tips, fitness machines, and more.
Kristi Overton Johnson, Retired Professional...
Kristi Overton Johnson, a retired professional water-skier who competed in slalom waterskiing tournaments.
Boat Water Spot Removal Suggestions
Boat water spot removal suggestions to restore your boat hull's finish.
2013 Hyperlite Marek Nova
The 2013 Hyperlite Marek Nova is an advanced wakeboard for advanced riders. Make sure you check out this full review and profile to learn about all of the great new features.
The Cream of the 2014 Crop of Wakeboard Bindings
Five of the very best wakeboard boots on the market for 2014.
How To Mail or Ship Your Water Skis and...
Proper packaging will aid in a safe arrival with mailing or shipping water skis or wakeboards.
Ease into Wakesurfing with these Five Amazing...
Five of the very best Wakesurf boards on the market.
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Slalom Courses> Articles> How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports
Malibu Ups Their Own Ante with the 15'...
The completely redesigned Malibu 22 VLX has been redesigned and is ready for the 2015 ski and wakeboard season. Read the review on Malibu's latest redesign.
Before You Buy Wakeboard Bindings
Consider overlay, underlay, footbed, hardware, and baseplate before you buy wakeboard bindings for wakeboarding.
Waterskiing Terms Glossary
Here is a collection of waterskiing terms in a glossary format to get you started.
How To Get Up on Two Water Skis, Waterskiing...
Tips on how to get up on two water skis with a deepwater start behind the boat.
Chris Parrish, Professional Slalom Water-Skier
Chris Parrish, Professional Slalom Water-Skier and Ski Instructor
Top 10 Waterskiing Jewelry
Show your love for waterskiing. Jewelry never goes out of style. Choose from necklaces, bracelets, charms, pendants, earrings, anklet, watches. Give as a gift or buy for yourself.
The Top Five Life Vests of 2013
Choosing a life vest is an important decision in watersports. There are thousands of Jackets out there but you can see the cream of the crop in this 2013 Top Five list of life vests.
5 Reasons Why Wakeboarders Should Consider...
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should consider buying a PWC or jetski to supplement their riding.
2013 Slingshot Space Pickle SUP
The Slingshot Space Pickle is a first of its kind stand up paddleboard that merges the best of wakesurfing and paddleboarding into one brilliant package.
Anatomy of an Inboard Boat Part 2 - The Drive...
An overview of inboard boat Drive and Engine systems.
Top 4 Wide Body and Shaped Slalom Water Skis
Wide body and shaped slalom water skis are wider than traditional skis and are ideal for first-time waterskiers.
2014 Centurion Enzo SV230+ Inboard Boat
The 2013 Centurion Enzo SV230 is a true Enzo with a budget friendly price. There is no doubt that everyone will want a piece of this fantastic Wakesurfing machine. This in depth review and profile will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in an Enzo SV230+ from Centurion Boats.
How To Load the Wakeboard, Hydrofoil, or...
How to load the line and get big air for wakeboarding and hyrofoiling with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites. Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports.
5 of the Best Wakeboards for Newbies
Five of the best wakeboards on the market, designed specifically for beginners.
How To Do a Barefoot Start Behind the Boat
Tips on how to do a successful barefoot start behind the boat using a kneeboard or wakeboard on the initial start.
Crossing the Wakes on a Slalom Water Ski
Beginners tips on how to cross the wakes on a slalom water ski behind the boat.
Learn How to Start Winching on your Wakeboard
Learn what winching is and how you can access small bodies of water with your Wakeboard or Wakeskate.
2013 Radar Strada Slalom Ski
With a namesake for one of the most iconic lakes in watersports, the Radar Strada entirely lives up to its name as one of the best, most advanced slalom skis on the water. Learn all you need to know about the Strada in this in-depth profile and review.
Waterskiing Movies On The Silver Screen
Big screen movies featuring waterskiing scenes.: wakeboarding videos waterskiing marine safety silver screen few movies
Slalom
: Waterskiing in a zig-zag fashion while a boat runs in a straight line through a course marked by buoys
How to Install a Wakeboard Tower
Installing a wakeboard tower is a crucial step in progressing your wakeboarding career. This step by step guide takes you through all of the basics of installing your wakeboard tower without a hitch.
Slalom Boat Driving Tips
Slalom Boat Driving Tips for the perfect tow. About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites BUYER'S GUIDE.
How to Fix Fiberglass Boat Dents and Dings
Introduction to finding and fixing the dents and dings on your fiberglass boat.
Top 6 Boat Towed Sports Screen Savers /...
Waterskiing and wakeboarding screen savers and wallpaper are great ways to add flair to your computer screen with photos, images, and pictures.
Inboard/Outboard
: A boat in which the engine is inside the hull at the back of the boat. With an inboard/outboard engine
5 Ways to Improve Your Slalom Skiing
When you've hit a slump, it's time to change your slalom routine. These five surefire tips will help you increase your ability and have more fun behind the boat.
Waterskiing and Wakeboarding in the Olympics
It is uncertain if waterskiing will ever be part of the Olympics. However proponents for watersports have made a strong rally for admission to the Olympics.
Tips For Trailering / Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 3.
Strength and Conditioning To Prevent Knee...
Knee injuries, its not if but when. : knee injury prevention water skiers jennifer ward knee injuries training fitness
The 5 Most Important Innovations in Wakeboarding
Wakeboarding has evolved quickly and it would never be where it is today without these five important technological advances.
Teaching Youth How to Waterski
Teaching Youth How To Waterski About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding with Julie Bostian Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites BUYER'S GUIDE. Page 2.
2014 Axis A24 Wakeboard Boat
The 2014 Axis A24 is a wakeboard boat designed for large family fun. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in an A24 from Axis Wake Research.
Top 4 Waterskiing and Wakeboarding Magazines
Waterskiing and wakeboarding magazines offer a wealth of tips, new product releases, athlete and tournament information, and more.
Skyriders Trampoline Acrobat Team
Skyriders Trampoline Acrobat Team Wakeboarding Photos
Winter Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Survival Kit
Winter Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Survival Kit About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding
Top 10 Vintage Waterskiing Posters, Framed and...
Vintage waterskiing and show waterskiing posters and matted art prints are a great way to decorate the wall in your office, lake house, or boat house.
How To Retrieve a Downed/Fallen Water-Skier or...
Tips on how a boat driver should pick up a downed water-skier or wakeboarder out of the water.
Anchor Buddy
The Anchor Buddy stretches as you go to the shore then pulls your boat away from shore as you pay out your bowline. An anchor line that lets you anchor up to 30 feet from shore.
How To Buy the Right Wakeboard for You
If you're looking for the right wakeboard, then learn all you need to know about wakeboard design and features to find the perfect wakeboard for you. Page 4.
Waterskiing and Wakeboarding Glossary of Terms
Here is a collection of waterskiing, wakeboarding, and boating terms in a glossary format specific to boat towed sports to get you started.
Water Channel, TV Network For Water Sports and...
Water Channel, TV Network For Water Sports and Recreation. Showcasing purely water related activities. Waterskiing, wakeboarding.
How to 360 on a Wakeboard
Learning how to spin 360 on a wakeboard can be very easy and rewarding. Learning the proper technique is essential and this how to guide will lead you every step of the way.
How to Select a Wakeskate
When shopping for a wake skate you'll first want to find a board length that is consistent with your weight range.
Storing Your Waterskiing and Wakeboarding...
Tips on storing your waterskiing and wakeboarding equipment away for the winter. Keep away from sunlight, including skis, wetsuits, drysuits, from your About.com Guide.
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course -...
How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing Course About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Slalom Courses> Articles> How to Lay Out a Slalom Waterskiing... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Training Equipment For Boat Towed Sports. Page 2.
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show...
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show Featuring Wakeboarding
The 2013 Inboard Boat Buyers Guide
The best inboard tow boats of 2013 all come together here for full profile and reviews. Boats include the Malibu Wakesetter, Air Nautique, and Mastercraft X-Star.
Port
: The left hand side of a boat. : 'por
2013 Slingshot Wakeboard Collection
The 2013 Slingshot Wakeboard collection is a fantastic lineup of wakeboards that will please every rider out there; and they have some incredible technology in their designs this year.
Water Ski Hall of Fame and Museum
Trace the sport of waterskiing back to the beginning and see the history of boat-towed water sports how they have evolved to the present day.
Dropping a Water Ski to Go Slalom Waterskiing
Instruction on how to drop a combo water ski and ski on one ski to go slalom.
Dallas Friday, Professional Wakeboarder
Dallas Friday, professional wakeboarder. Pro tour circuit ranked number one female wakeboarder in the world.
Chris Parrish Breaks Eight Year Old Slalom...
Chris Parrish Breaks Eight Year Old Slalom Waterskiing World Record Behind a Malibu Response LXi boat.
Wacky Trailer Hitch Covers
These wacky trailer hitch covers for the wakeboarder, barefoot skier, or water-skier are fun additions to trucks that tow boats. Express your personality on the road.
Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towrope Handle
The Gladiator Slalom Trainer Towope Handle waterski rope handle makes learning deepwater starts easy for beginner water-skiers.
The "G Class" Hits the Water with the Air...
The Ultimate Wakeboard boat for 2014 is the Super Air Nautique G25. A true luxury wakeboard boat.
Waterskiing or Wakeboarding in Cold Weather /...
Avoid hypothermia and frostbite when waterskiing and wakeboarding in cold weather / water. Practice the 100 degree rule. About Sports Waterskiing Wakeboarding.
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