How do I choose a wakeboard tower?
Matching The Style of Your Boat
You want your wakeboard tower to complement your boat. If you have a stylish boat with lots of curves, you will probably want a tower with curved legs and a modern appearance. If your boat is more traditional than sporty, you should get a more traditional wakeboard tower.
Are wakeboard towers worth it?
No, you don’t need a wakeboard tower to wakeboard—but it’s much more fun with one! It’s very simple. Towers allow you to achieve more hang time when you are doing tricks while you are wakeboarding. You can jump higher on your wakeboard and enjoy more time in the air for awesome tricks when you have a wakeboard tower.
Is it easier to wakeboard with a tower?
No, you do not need a wakeboard tower in order to wakeboard from a boat. However, a wakeboard tower does make it much easier to wakeboard, kneeboard or wakeskate. A wake tower gives much higher tow point that helps keep the tow line elevated.
Can you put a wakeboard tower on any boat?
All our universal wakeboard towers are designed to be adjustable and can fit just about any inboard boat made in the last 50 years. Aerial’s “universal” are carefully designed and tested so that strength and performance are not compromised when installed properly.
Do monster towers fold down?
The Monster Tower folds down flat to fit under your boat cover fast and easy. To fold the tower down remove the Quick Release bolts from the front bases. The Heim joints now allow the tower to pivot towards the back of the boat.
How much does it cost to install a wake tower?
Edge Wakeboard Tower Pricing
|*Installation & wiring w/purchase of new tower- $115|
|Halogen Tower Lights||Cost|
|Navigator series 55W tower lights – per Pair *Installation & wiring w/purchase of new tower- $115 per pair – front or rear light wiring $115. Both front & rear $175.||$140|
Is wakeboarding harder than waterskiing?
If you enjoy waterskiing then you should most definitely try wakeboarding. Wakeboarding is much harder and more complicated than waterskiing, but incredibly fulfilling once you get the hang of it! Plus, after you know how to waterski, then wakeboarding will be easier to learn.
Do wakeboard towers fold down?
Folding Wakeboard Towers
Towers are all designed differently and have a different process for breaking them down. Typically, you will remove some bolts to disconnect the upright leg sections and rest will lay down close to the level of your windshield.
How tall are wakeboard Towers?
4. How tall is the tower? All origin towers are designed around 50″-55” tall from the mounting level, and the exact height depends on the tower model and distance between the front and rear mounts.
Can you pull tubes with a tower?
Tower Can Collapse
Pulling tubes from a wakeboard tower will not only harm your boat, but it puts passengers in harm’s way. The weight of the tube can cause a hole at the mounting point, which will lead to the tower crashing down. Passengers can be seriously injured by a rogue wakeboard tower.
What is the best speed for wakeboarding?
The proper speed to tow a wakeboarder is usually between 15 and 25 mph. The bottom line when it comes to speed is that the faster you go, the cleaner and more firm the wake gets, making it easier and more consistent for riders trying to jump or learn new tricks.
What muscles does wakeboarding work?
It’s a full-body workout
Much like surfing, wakeboarding is great way tone your entire body. As you balance on the water, you make use of the resistance of your own bodyweight, working your core, biceps and triceps, as well as your legs, glutes, and the lumbar muscles in your back.
Can you install a wakeboard tower yourself?
Installing Your Wakeboard Tower Yourself
You will need a drill, drill bits, and a wrench to install your wakeboard tower. We suggest using socket wrenches, but you can also use adjustable wrenches. Many of our customers choose to install their wakeboard towers and have successfully done it themselves!