Your question: What size Wakesurf board should I buy?

What size of Wakesurf board do I need?

Wakesurf Board Size Chart

Rider Weight Surf Style Skim Style
Up to 110 lbs Up to 4′ Up to 4′
100 – 170 lbs 4′ – 4’8 4′ – 4’4″
150 – 200 lbs 4’8″ – 5′ 4’4″ – 4’10”
190 – 250+ lbs 5’+ 4’10″+

How long is a wake surf board?

Most boards are between 4 1/2 feet and 5 1/2 feet in length. Here’s what you want to keep in mind: Smaller boards are best for smaller people and/or bigger wakes.

How do I choose a Wakesurf?

Bigger wakesurfers have more surface area and more float, which means they work well for heavier riders. If you are riding behind a boat that throws a smaller wake, choose a bigger board. Larger wakesurfers move more slowly through the water and are easier for beginners to learn on.

How much weight do you need to wake surf?

The first step to creating a tasty wake is to distribute the total weight of your boat evenly. That includes people, the engine, and any additional ballast. For a V-drive boat, we recommend placing around 60% of the weight near the stern and 40% toward the bow.

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What makes a wakesurf board fast?

Wakesurf Board Tail Shape

The most common tail shape on surfboards, a bigger, wider tail will catch the wave easier and get more “push” for dropping the rope and surfing the wave. The extra “push” from a square or big, rounded tail typically makes for quicker acceleration and increased overall speed.

Can you use a skim board to wakesurf?

but a 48 skimboard is perfect. skimboards are not as bouyant as wakesurfs, so the longer the the skim the easier it will be to ride and stay riding.

How hard is Wakesurfing?

Getting up on a Wakesurf board is easy learn. … Wakesurfing is a low impact, fun and social watersport. Wakesurfing is much easier to learn because of how slow the boat is moving, usually not more than 12mph, and because the rider is so close to the boat when they are learning.

Whats the difference between skim and surf?

Skim riders typically prefer a longer, less steep wave with a trick-saving pocket that goes way back, which generally means a more bow-weighted boat. Conversely, surf-style riders usually appreciate a steep, tall, powerful wave, produced by a mostly stern-weighted boat.

How much does a wakesurf board cost?

Our broad wakesurfer selections range from $199 to $1500. You’ll find boards manufactured by the most prestigious brands in the business: Connelly, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, Phase 5, and O’Brien. Every wakesurf board we sell comes with free, lighting fast shipping to get you out on the water quickly.