As we mentioned in our general guide to wakeboard selection, models are becoming more specific by the year and consequently it is now impossible to cover both cable and boat boards in one guide. Here we look at the former, including boards designed for use at both full cables and two tower parks.
Choosing a wakeboard for boat use As we mentioned in our general guide to wakeboard selection, models are becoming more specific by the year and consequently it is now impossible to cover both boat and cable boards in one guide. Here we look at the former, which is applicable to both jet-ski and boat users.
The range of wakeboards on the market is huge and purchasing what should be an exciting decision can feel overwhelming. Of course, our specialist staff are here to help but if you prefer to do your own research then read on.
As we move into a new year and decade it’s natural that thoughts tend toward resolutions, challenges and that dreaded diet following the excesses of Christmas. Keep these achievable and you are much more likely to maintain motivation. However, rather than the traditional challenges why not take one on related to your passion and hobbies. You're welcome to make up your own but we’ve taken inspiration from the outdoor industry and crafted a potential list for those who love to kayak or canoe!
Before we start to look at brand, profile and shape it is important to understand that length is the most important factor and thus should be your first consideration when choosing a new snowboard. Here we look into the pros and cons of each board length. Grab a brew and enjoy!
When selecting your new ride our recommendation would be to look at length, shape, flex and profile as the primary determining factors, so feel free to read our associated guides for further information on these. Snowboard base quality is an additional factor well worth consideration and one that is traditionally overlooked due to a general lack of technical knowledge in this area. Most will know the two differing constructions, terms sintered and extruded. On a crude level you can translate these into being ‘good’ and ‘bad’ respectively. However, it isn’t quite as simple as this and here we explain why.
When picking your next snowboard there are massive number of factors to consider. Once you’ve nailed down the size we recommend looking at flex, shape and profile. This information guide covers the former and we hope you’ll feel well informed as to the pros and cons of the different snowboard flex patterns after reading. Enjoy!
When picking your next snowboard there are massive number of factors to consider. Once you’ve nailed down the size we recommend looking at shape, profile and flex. This information guide covers the former and we hope you’ll feel well informed as to the pros and cons of the different snowboard shapes after reading. Enjoy!
The choice of snowboard shapes and profiles is ever increasing, which is in stark contrast to when many of our staff learnt to ride. This was at a time when one dominant profile existed, called camber, which had resulted directly from ski technology. However, while you could see the complexity of current ranges as a hindrance we would make a case that choice is a great thing in enabling you to make better informed decisions and thus ensure you end up with the right board to hit the mountains. In this guide we cover the varying camber and rocker styles, the reasons behind their creation and resulting performance. Sit down, grab a brew and enjoy!
The range of snowboard boots on the market can make choosing your next pair overwhelming. In this information guide we discuss the relative merits of different lacing styles. Whether traditional lace, Boa or speed lace we have the right model to suit your requirements.