Is Salt Or Fresh Water Better For Water Skiing?

Watersports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, tubing, kneeboarding, and many more are great activities that people can do in both freshwater and saltwater. For the casual person, either saltwater or freshwater will do just fine for any water sport including skiing, but if your more competitive here’s what you need to know. Freshwater is …

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What’s The Best Water Depth For Wake Surfing?

Believe it or not, water depth actually has a large effect on how large your wake will be. Sometimes you can even tell when you ride over drop-offs or shallow spots because of how much the wake changes. Riding in water that’s too shallow also could cause some other problems such as vegetation de-rooting by …

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How Old Is Too Old For Wakeboarding And Skiing?

Obviously, age affects the body and its ability to do things, especially when it comes to sports. We all know this, but for many, it’s hard to stop doing what you love. Although wakeboarding and water skiing are seen as a somewhat extreme sport, older folks can still enjoy it. There isn’t any true age …

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How Fuel Efficient Are Outboard Motors?

Outboard motors are the most common marine propulsion type for small watercraft because of their compact design. Generally, fuel efficiency can be summarized by taking the horsepower rating and dividing it by 10 and you get the gallons per hour number, but this article goes a little more in-depth. To find much of the data …

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6 Wakeboarding Tips To Stay Safe On The Water

Although very hard at first, wakeboarding is a lot of fun once you finally learn how. The fun never stops as you slowly get better and learn many tricks. What many people fail to realize though is the danger in wakeboarding. A study from the U.S. National Library of Medicine showed that around 47.9% of …

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How Much Do Boats Depreciate? (Helpful Chart)

Depreciation is something all boaters should take into account especially if you’re buying something new. There are many different kinds and brands of boats, so not every boat’s depreciation curve is the same, but this article will tell you how much depreciation you should expect. Here’s on average how much boats depreciate: All boats are …

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Why You Shouldn’t Get A Jet Ski

Yes, jet skis (or personal watercrafts) are a whole lot of fun, and about every kids dream to have one, but they might not be as great as you think. Believe me, I was one of those kids, and now that I have grown up, I’ve finally been able to get my hands on one …

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Why Bass Boats Are Not As Safe As You Think

We all want a more powerful and faster boat to get to the best fishing spots as quickly as possible. I mean, with awards of over a million dollars for some bass tournaments, who wouldn’t? As we continue to raise the horsepower on our motors, we forget about something even more important, safety. So, are …

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