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Heyday pro team names brand’s first female riders

Heyday Wake Boats has announced that Caroline “Carro” Djupsjö and Allison Rain Hansen have joined the Heyday pro roster – the first two female riders to team up with the company.  The new additions to the pro lineup align with the brand’s efforts to disrupt industry stereotypes in its “We’re All Surfers” campaign that feature wake sports enthusiasts. The campaign ...

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Heyday unveils WT-2 Dual Console

Heyday’s latest model combines the overall length of its WT-2 with the popular dual console layout of its largest model, the WT-Surf.   The WT-2 Dual Console maintains an overall length of 22 feet, 6 inches and Heyday’s signature hull that’s specifically engineered to create a clean, powerful wake for boarding and surfing. The new dual console layout creates an ...

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Axis Wake Research announces new A22 towboat

Axis Wake Research recently announced the latest version of the A22, a new performance watersports towboat for 2019. The A22 — the first model released from Axis Wake Research — has been redesigned for 2019 for a new look inside and out.  The new A22 seats 15 people. It also comes complete with a pickle-fork bow, Wake Plus hull, upgraded ...

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Malibu introduces new 2019 22 LSV model

Malibu Boats introduced the Wakesetter 22 LSV, for 2019. The 22 LSV offers the most space for a boat its size. The 22-foot length allows for towing and garage storage with all the accolades the LSV family offers. It has seating for 14 in a traditional-bow design with easy access to the spacious front lounge area.   New advances in ...

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Everybody’s gone surfin’…

As the Beach Boys predicted in 1963, everybody’s gone surfin’. But not at the beach – today’s surfers are mostly found playing behind boats. With affordable surf boats and high-end tow boats appealing to a wider range of buyers than ever, the watersports category has never been stronger. Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys must be feeling more than a ...

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New wakesurf boat regulations approved in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission recently approved a change to its tow sports regulations that will allow wakesurfing behind boats powered by props or jets, but only if the propulsion system is specifically designed by its manufacturer for wakesurfing. The state previously allowed wakesurfing only behind boats with direct drives. The revision was written to be broad enough to ...

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Boot 2017: Water sports take center stage

It's been another packed day here at Boot Dusseldorf. The halls were even busier today (Sunday) than yesterday as it seems to be the family day here at the show -- lots of people with kids today. That's always good news. Just like back home in the States, Europe is facing the same problem of getting younger people into boating. ...

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Water sports attract young buyers and appeal to current consumers

It’s been another good year for the tow boat segment. According to data from Info-Link, sales of inboard boats were up over 10 percent year-over-year. Most manufacturers feel extremely confident about their future. And why shouldn’t they? They’ve been able to achieve something the whole industry is aiming to accomplish: attract Millennials. The average age of inboard boat buyers was ...

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