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The Top 5 Wakeboard Tower Speakers for Your Boat
The top five wakeboard tower speakers on the market as of this moment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Boat Suitable for Boat-Towed...
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed.
Beginners Guide to Wakeboarding
Everything you need to know before you go wakeboarding for the first time behind a boat.
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.
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.
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.
How to Convert a Slalom Towrope for Waterskiing
Explanation waterskiing towrope length terminology. Rope section colors indicate the rope length and off measurements.
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.
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.
Top 10 Beginner Wakeboards
There are so many things to consider before buying a beginner wakeboard: board manufacturer, size, features, bindings, etc.
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.
The Top Five Aftermarket Stereos to Put in your...
The Top Five Marine Stereo head units from Sony, Infinity, Clarion, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wakeboard Fins
Choose the correct fin system for your wakeboard. Consider fin configuration, water conditions, and material.
How to Build a Floating Kicker Ramp
Materials list for building a floating kicker ramp. Page 2.
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.
Five Great Wakeboard Boats for 25K or Less
Five of the very best wakeboard boats you can buy for under 25,000 dollars.
Tips for Trailering/Towing a Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show...
Falcon Beach, ABC Family Channel's TV Show Featuring Wakeboarding
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?
Dallas Friday, Professional Wakeboarder
Dallas Friday, professional wakeboarder. Pro tour circuit ranked number one female wakeboarder in the world.
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.
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.
Bow
Definition of a bow in a water sports boating terminology glossary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Install a Wakeboard Tower
Mounting wakeboard tower racks is a great option to keep your gear out of the way, and improve your riding comfort. And the addition of speakers will bring an entirely new element of sound. Page 4.
EZ-Hitch - The One Person Trailer Hitch Guide...
The one person trailer hitch guide for waterskiing and wakeboarding boat-towed sports vehicles.
Watersports Boat Buying Tips
Do your homework before buying your water sports boat so you won't be disappointed. Page 2.
Top 5 Waterproof Mp3 Players
The top five waterproof mp3 players for watersports enthusiasts.
Your Local Waterskiing Laws, Boating Laws and...
Local Waterskiing / Wakeboarding Laws, boating laws regulations, navigation rules.
Boat Water Spot Removal Suggestions
Boat water spot removal suggestions to restore your boat hull's finish.
Before You Buy a Waterskiing Rope
Tips on buying a waterskiing tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
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.
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.
Water Ski Lake Communities
Go waterskiing in your own neighborhood by purchasing water ski lake community real estate. Lakefront lots are available for wakeboarding.
Before You Buy a Wetsuit
Make sure a wetsuit fits your waterskiing or wakeboarding needs before you purchase it for boat-towed sports.
2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 Review
In depth review of the 2014 Sea Doo Wake Pro 215 PWC jetski.
5 Reasons Why Wakeboarders Should Consider...
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should consider buying a PWC or jetski to supplement their riding.
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.
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.
The 5 Best Cable Parks in the World
Cable parks can be found in 6 continents, these are the top five.
How To Wakeboard at a Cable Park
The biggest fun to be had at a cable park is by getting tons of air. Learning how to hit ramps properly at a cable park will ensure you have tons of fun. Page 4.
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.
USCG Approved vs Non USCG Life Vests
The Pros and Cons of having a US Coast Guard Approved (USCG) Life Vest.
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.
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.
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.
The Cream of the 2014 Crop of Wakeboard Bindings
Five of the very best wakeboard boots on the market for 2014.
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.
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.
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. Page 2.
Before You Buy a Wakeboard Rope
Tips on buying a wakeboard tow rope. Consider rope material, rope handles, and rope length.
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.
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 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.
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.
Why Wakeboarders Should Snowboard
Five great reasons why wakeboarders should also snowboard in the winter time.
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.
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.
Waterskiing Terms Glossary
Here is a collection of waterskiing terms in a glossary format to get you started.
Ease into Wakesurfing with these Five Amazing...
Five of the very best Wakesurf boards on the market.
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.
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.
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.
Inboard/Outboard
: A boat in which the engine is inside the hull at the back of the boat. With an inboard/outboard engine
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 Mail or Ship Your Water Skis and...
Proper packaging will aid in a safe arrival with mailing or shipping water skis or wakeboards.
How to do a 360 Surface Spin while Wakesurfing
If you are having trouble pulling off a 360 surface spin while wakesurfing, then these easy quick tips will help you get better rotation on the water. Page 3.
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.
Collegiate Waterskiing Scholarships and...
List of colleges or universities that offer waterskiing collegiate scholarships, along with recruitment information.
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.
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
3 Great Wakeskates for Riders of Every Profile
The top three wakeskates for the year 2015.
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.
Holeshot
: The speed at which a boat takes off when put into gear quickly. A quick holeshot is useful when pulling
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.
How to Replace an Inboard Boat Prop
This guide will take you through all of the steps necessary to replace your damaged inboard boat prop. In the first step you will learn what you need to have in place before you start the process of pulling your prop.
How to Buy a Wakeboard Tower for a Boat
An in-depth guide full of information and analysis to help you select a wakeboard tower for your boat.
A Brief History of Wakeboarding
The History of Wakeboarding and all of the major events that have shaped what the sport has become today.
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.
How to Grip a Wakeboarding or Slalom Waterskiin...
How you grip or hold the tow rope makes a big difference in how you will perform behind the boat and on the water.
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.
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.
How to Become a Pro Wakeboarder
Learn how to become a professional wakeboarder, or at the very least, have a great career in a rapidly growing sport.
2013 Epic 232 SE Wake / Ski Boat
The 2013 Epic 232 SE is the only completely electric wakeboard boat on the market. This in depth review and profile of the will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a 232 SE from Epic wake boats.
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.
Tips For Trailering/Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 2.
Twiggy - "The Water-Skiing Squirrel"
Twiggy The Water-Skiing Squirrel travels around the world showcasing her amazing talent.
Stern
: Rear end of a boat. : sturn : Stearn, Stur
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.
Beginner Wakeboard Grabs
Learning how to grab your wakeboard is essential to becoming a great rider. If you want to learn some of the most basic grabs, then check out this instructional outlining the easiest beginner wakeboarding grabs. Page 2.
Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside Edge
Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside Edge About> Sports> Waterskiing/ Wakeboarding> Tips-Wake-Beginner> Articles> Wakeboarding Progressive Heelside... Your Guide to one of hundreds of sites Beginner Wakeboards>
Alleviating Forearm Soreness In Water Skiing
Stretching Forearms For Skiers: water skiing jennifer ward sore arm training fitness forearms
Before You Buy Wakeboard Bindings
Consider overlay, underlay, footbed, hardware, and baseplate before you buy wakeboard bindings for wakeboarding.
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.
How to Spin a 180 on Wakeboard
Knowing how to 180 on a wakeboard sets the foundation for bigger and better spins. Use this simple tutorial to master the 180 in all of its many forms on a wakeboard. Page 2.
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.
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.
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens
Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show Reopens, Winter Haven, Florida, Malibu Boats, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding
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 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.
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.
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.
Anatomy of an Inboard Boat Part 2 - The Drive...
How an inboard boat transmission works. Page 3.
Boat Wax Plus, Removes Water Spots, Spray On...
Boat Wax Plus, just spray on and wipe off to remove water spots from your waterskiing or wakeboarding boat.
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
Slalom
: Waterskiing in a zig-zag fashion while a boat runs in a straight line through a course marked by buoys
The 2014 Mastercraft NXT Series
2014 Mastercraft NXT Series Preview and profile of budget friendly price point inboard wakeboard boats.
Winterizing Your Boat
Tips on winterizing your boat for after the waterskiing or wakeboarding season has ended. Prepare your boat for cold weather winterization and off season storage.
Tips for Boating with Dogs
Boating With Pets. Here are some tips that will make your day on the water safe and enjoyable for all the pet participants when water-skiing or wakeboarding. Boating safety resources and articles.
Choosing a Summer Camp for Kids Who Like to...
Summer camps are a great place for kids and teens to learn how to waterski or wakeboard. They can all improve their skills on the lake.
Port
: The left hand side of a boat. : 'por
Shaped/Wide Body Slalom and Combo Water Skis
Shaped water skis, wide body slalom and combo water skis make deepwater starts easier and require less effort by the waterskier.
Inboard
: A boat in which the engine is inside the hull at the center of the boat. With an inboard engine the
How To Crash Properly on a Wakeboard
Methods to prevent injury when crashing and bailing on a wakeboard.
Ladder Rax Water Ski & Wakeboard Storage Rack
Store your wakeboards and water skis on the wall or ceiling with the Ladder Rax Ski & Wakeboard Wall Storage Rack.
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.
Finally a True Hybrid Wakeboard from the Folks...
A review of the 2014 Liquid Force Watson Hybrid wakeboard.
What is a WakeKite?
A WakeKite is a relatively new accessory to wakeboarding and waterskiing. They put the rider in control of their flight and hang time by tethering to the existing rope handle. This article will tell you everything you need to know about wakekites.
Watersports Warm Up and Stretch Routine
Knowing how to stretch properly for wakeboarding and waterskiing will help prevent big injuries. Follow this easy guide to get your muscles warmed up before you hit the water.
Tips For Trailering / Towing A Boat
Tips on trailering / towing, launching and retrieving boats. About.com - Guide. Page 3.
The Greatest Aluminum Boat this Year
The new Pavati 2015 PLV S. Waterskiing.
Wetsuits and Dry Suits - How They Protect You...
Wetsuits and drysuits keep you warm while waterskiing or wakeboarding. Prevent hypothermia.
Wakeboarding
: A form of waterskiing where both feet are attached to a board that resembles something in between a
2013 Super Air Nautique G25 Wakeboard Boat
The 2013 Super Air Nautique G25 is the pinnacle of wakeboard masterpieces. This in depth review and profile will let prospective buyers know exactly what they should look for in a Super Air Nautique from Correct Craft.
YouTube.com Wakeboarding and Waterskiing Videos
YouTube.com Wakeboarding, Waterskiing Wakeskating, Wakesurfing Videos. Also kneeboarding, barefoot waterskiing, jump water skiing videos and more.
Simple Beginner How to Articles for Waterskiing...
Step by step instructions that can be done by most people in connection with waterskiing, wakeboarding, barefooting, and boat driving
Malibu Creates an Iconic Boat for an Iconic Rider
For 2015 Malibu has released an iconic boat for Pro Rider Phil Soven.
Pavati Shows an Impressive Lineup for 2015
Aluminum Boat Maker Pavati Releases an amazing 2015 lineup of new inboard wakeboard boats.
Trampoline Training Can Help in Learning New...
Trampoline training can aid you in learning new wakeboarding skills
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.
Hardline Sticker-On! - Product Review
Hardline Sticker-On! makes applying stickers and decals to your wakeboard or boat easy.
Top 8 Training Equipment Products and Ideas for...
Proper training off the water can lead to injury prevention on the water while waterskiing or wakeboarding.
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.
Coming out of a Slalom Water-Skiing Turn
Tips on how to effectively come out of a slalom waterskiing turn
The Top 5 Destinations for Watersports Travel
Traveling for wakeboarding or waterskiing isn't quite the norm unless you are on the pro tour. Nonetheless, there are amazing places to go and get a change of scenery. Check out this top list for great places to take a watersports vacation.
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.

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