How to Drop a Water Ski

Eight beginner steps for slalom skiing. By Pete McDonald May 9, 2017,  I learned to water-ski behind the family’s old lapstrake Lyman with a 40 hp Evinrude. It proved more than capable of hoisting 8-year-old me out of the water on two skis at our lakefront home. But as I grew older and wanted to […]

How to Buy a Water Ski

by Whether you’re buying your first water ski or simply upgrading your current setup, finding the perfect ski for you has never been easier. More than ever before, manufacturers are tailoring their lines to suit the skiing style and ability level of every potential skier out there. As a result, when armed with the […]

Four Great Wakesurfing Tips

Tips to help first-time wakesurfers get stoked. By Charles Plueddeman, Boating Magazine: My demo session with the WT-1 was also my first chance to try wakesurfing. Here’s what I learned. Don’t Use Ben Dorton’s Board It was like trying to ride a cafeteria tray. It’s only 3 feet 6 inches long with triple fins and […]