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Malibu Improves SurfGate For 2014

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by | posted in Boats, Industry Press Releases


“Innovation Of The Year” for 2014 has been improved for 2014. The actuator ram that drives the gate has been given more power and speed. The side to side transfer has been reduced from 3 seconds to 1.5. Timing the transfer was the most difficult part until Malibu added a horn on the transom with a series of beeps to keep you notified. Because competitors came out swinging with a more refined product visually, Malibu stepped up with a finished off stainless steel overlay on the gate plate. Surfgates do not work without ballast. Remember that they do not increase the displacement of the hull. They only redirect the flow of water from the opposite side. Buy the biggest Malibu Plug and Play Ballast Bags you can find.

PTM Edge Mirrors Available At WakeMAKERS

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by | posted in Boats, Industry Press Releases

Bend, OR – WakeMAKERS.com is excited to offer PTM Edge high performance marine mirrors, the best optics available on the market. PTM Edge engineers and manufactures precise high-end boat products in the USA to ensure every product exceeds the end user’s expectations. This unmatched combination of quality and captivating design allow PTM to offer the highest quality products in the industry.

Super Air Nautique G21 Announced Today

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by | posted in Boats, Industry Press Releases

Nautique is thrilled to launch the Super Air Nautique G21 featuring the same groundbreaking G-Series hull design that has taken the wake world by storm. After dominating the market, awards, tournaments, market surveys, and every other way the past year with the Super Air Nautique G23 and G25, customers all over the world have been asking Nautique to build a 21 foot version of the now coveted G-Series boats. Based on those requests, Nautique is thrilled to introduce the new G21.

WakePROPS.com Meets It’s MAKER

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by | posted in Boats, Industry Press Releases


Bend, OR – Nov. 1, 2013 – WakeMAKERS is excited to announce the combination of their two industry leading websites, WakePROPS.com and WakeMAKERS.com (www.wakemakers.com/props). The combined shopping experience will offer watersports enthusiasts convenient access to the largest selection of wakeboard and wakesurfing ballast systems, boat propellers, marine audio products, and wakesurfing gear.


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WakeMakers Introduces Marine Audio, Says Goodbye To WakeSounds

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by | posted in Industry Press Releases


We work hard to maintain our reputation as the best source for wakeboard ballast products, design and implementation. What many of our friends and customers don’t know is that we are also the premier source for marine stereo components from brands like Exile Audio, Skylon Audio, Rockford Fosgate, Infinity and more, which we sell through our website WakeSOUNDS.com. We work hard to make sure you have as much fun on your boat as possible, and it was becoming increasingly obvious that having two separate websites was not only cumbersome for our team, but also inconvenient for our customers. So today we’re announcing a big change, as we’ve made all of the audio products we offer on WakeSOUNDS.com available on WakeMAKERS.com.

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Ronix Wakeboards Announces Lake Ronix in Florida

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by | posted in Industry Press Releases

In 1968 Herb O’Brien started his dream of a waterman’s sanctuary where the best athletes in skiing would swerve, jump and trick in his backyard at Radar Lake outside of Seattle, WA. Over the next 6 years he designed countless new products there, records were shattered, and despite the random hospital runs everybody had a blast living out the new lifestyle of watersports. Shop Ronix Wakeboards, Ronix Wakesurf Boards and Ronix Wakeboard Vests

WakeSOUNDS.com Launches Wakeboard Boat Audio Specific Store

Posted on February 1st, 2013 by | posted in Announcements, Industry Press Releases


(Bend, OR) Getting the perfect audio experience on your boat, whether you just want some background music when floating, or you’re after a high end system with plenty of volume and clarity to hear at the end of an 80 foot rope, shouldn’t be that difficult. WakeSOUNDS.com was created to simplify the process, making it easy to get exactly the results you’re looking for from your boat’s stereo system.

WakeSOUNDS.com promises to provide boat owners with the highest quality products, knowledge and customer service possible. Specializing in both tower and in-boat audio and accessories from brands like Exile Audio, Skylon and more, WakeSOUNDS.com is excited to provide complete solutions that include everything necessary to install and use your new stereo equipment.

With over 30 years of collective experience in the wake industry, the addition of marine audio to WakeSHOPS’s product offering continues the tradition of selling and supporting everything you need to have more fun on your boat.

Since 2009 WakeSHOPS has built a reputation by helping customers have more fun behind their boats with a combination of knowledge and product selection that is unmatched. Dedicated to their goal of “making sure you’re having as much fun as possible when on the water”, WakeSHOPS is located in Bend, Oregon and serves customers on the web at WakeMAKERS.com, WakePROPS.com, WakeSOUNDS.com, and EasyBoatCare.com.

Hyperlite Welcomes | Nick Kamper

Posted on December 18th, 2012 by | posted in Announcements, General, Industry Press Releases, Media, Riders

“Nick is a great addition to our team. As an athlete and coach, Nick inspires with both his level of riding and with his ability to teach others. Our partnership at OWC has allowed us to get to know Nick and we’re excited to have him on our team.” –Greg Nelson, Hyperlite Wakeboards

Hyperlite is the longest-standing brand in the wakeboarding industry. Based in Snoqualmie, WA, Hyperlite has been a pioneer in the wake industry for over 20 years. The company produces revolutionary wake products that are the result of thousands of hours of research and development from an innovative team of shapers, riders and manufacturers.

2013 King Of Wake Schedule

Posted on December 17th, 2012 by | posted in Announcements, Contests, Events, General, Industry Press Releases, Media

Three New Venues Featured on 2013 King of Wake Schedule

2013 King of Wake Schedule
DATES CITY EVENT VENUE
April 25-28 Orlando, Fla. Nautique Wake Games Orlando Watersports Complex

May 18 Acworth, Ga. MasterCraft PWT Stop #1 Dallas LandingPark

June 1 Mooresville, NC. MasterCraft PWT Stop #2 Lake Norman

June 29 Mossdale, Ca. MasterCraft PWT Stop #3 Mossdale Quarry Lakes

July 13 Monroe, Wash. MasterCraft PWT Stop #4 Lake Tye

July 25-28 West Chester, Oh. Nautique WWA Nationals Voice of America Park

Aug. 15-18 Pleasant Prairie, Wi. Rockstar WWA Worlds Prairie Springs Park Presented by Supra

Aug. 24 Grand Rapids, Mi. MasterCraft PWT Stop #5 Millennium Park

WakeMAKERS.com Launches Wakeboard Ballast Specific Site

Posted on March 14th, 2009 by | posted in Boats, Gear, General, Industry Press Releases

WakeMAKERS Wakeboard Ballast Shop

Wakeboard Ballast is a key part of most riders time on the water, which is why it makes sense that WakeMAKERS.com has launched a wakeboard ballast site dedicated to providing all of the products wakeboarders need to build the perfect wake for riding or surfing.

They carry fat sacs, pumps, fittings and complete ballast systems from Fly High, and have knowledgeable and friendly wakeboarders available to answer any of your wakeboard boat ballast questions. They also have a pretty impressive try before you buy program that allows you to demo ballast on your boat to ensure it’s exactly what you’re looking for.

Check out WakeMAKERS.com for wakeboard ballast bags, wakeboard ballast pump and all of your wakeboard ballast needs.