Wakeboard Boats: V-drive boats with a wakboard towing tower designed specifically for wakeboarding. Equipped with wake control to provide various wave patterns for the wake boarder to jump from side to side.
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Wakeboard specific boats are usually v-drive boats with an inboard engine primarily in the middle of the boat. Most wakeboard boats will have several features that help to create large wakes. The quality and size of the wake is largely a function of the hull design and ballast weight of the boat. Other devices such as a wedges and plates are used to create different shapes of wake. Wakeboard boats will also have a wakeboard tower to provide the optimal tow rope angle to lift the wake boarder.
Wakeboard boats are manufactured from various building materials. Fibreglass with a gel coat finish is the most common. Other composite building materials for wakeboard boats are kevlar, dynel, carbon fiber and epoxy.
Kevlar was developed by DuPont and is a registered trademark. Kevlar can be used as a composite material in wakeboard boats due to its high strength-to-weight ratio (5 times stronger than steel on a weight basis).
Dynel is a trade name for a type of synthetic fiber used in fibre reinforced plastic composite materials that can be used in the manufacture of wakeboard boats. It is highly abrasion resistance with good tensile strength) and is flame resistance.
Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer or carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP or CRP), is a strong, and light composite material that can be used to manufacture wakeboard boats. Similar to fibreglass, this composite material is commonly referred to by the name of its reinforcing fibres (carbon fibre). Carbon Fibre is also referred to a as carbon fiber.
Epoxy or polyepoxide is a thermosetting polymer formed from reaction of an epoxide "resin" with polyamine "hardener" that can be used in the manufacture of wakeboard boats.
Gelcoat is used to provide a high-quality finish on the visible surface of a wakeboard boat typically 0.5mm - 0.8mm in thickness. The most common gelcoats are based on epoxy chemistry. Gelcoat is usually coloured to provide a coloured, glossy surface on the exposed areas of a wakeboard boat. Gelcoat is also referred to as gel coat.
English Terminology: wakeboard boats, wake board boat, bowriders, deckboat, deckboats, bow rider riders, runabout, sport, sports, motor, boating, towing, cruising, inboard, outboard, aluminium, aluminum, fibreglass, fiberglass, fibre glass, fiber, gel coat, composite materials, kevlar, dynel, carbon fiber, high performance
French Terminology: bateaux de wakeboard, bateau de wake board, bowriders, deckboat, deckboats, avant coureurs coureur, runabout, sport, sports, automobile, nautisme, de remorquage, de croisière, à bord, hors-bord, d'aluminium, aluminium, fibre de verre, fibre de verre, fibre de verre, fibre, gel coat , Les matériaux composites, kevlar, dynel, fibre de carbone, haute performance
German Terminology: Wakeboard Boote, Wakeboard Boot, bowriders, Deckboat, deckboats, Bow Rider Rider, Runabout, Sport, Sport, Motor, Bootfahren, Schleppen, Kreuzfahrten, Innenbordmotoren, Außenbordmotoren, Aluminium, Aluminium, Fiberglas, Fiberglas, Fiberglas-, Faser-, Gel-Mantel , Verbundwerkstoffe, Kevlar, Dynel, Kohlefaser, hohe Leistung
Spanish Terminology: barcos de wakeboard, barco de wakeboard, bowriders, deckboat, deckboats, el arco piloto pilotos, runabout, deporte, deportes, motor, paseos en bote, remolque, crucero, interior, exterior, de aluminio, aluminio, fibra de vidrio, fibra de vidrio, fibra de vidrio, fibra, gel coat , materiales compuestos, dynel kevlar, fibra de carbono, de alto rendimiento