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Old 09 February 2014, 09:46   #21
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You want to jump at 90 degrees to the wake if possible, otherwise you'll land on one side.
You mean straight up
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Old 09 February 2014, 12:07   #22
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You can read theory and talk to people for ages about this, nothing beats time at the wheel and on the throttle practising. Just take it easy and gain the experience slowly.

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Old 09 February 2014, 12:31   #23
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It's all part if the fun, just look at the kids screaming!!
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Old 09 February 2014, 13:19   #24
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I think it's fine every now and then
If you do it to death you make an arse out of your self and a nuisance to others unless you are miles out, every thing in moderation
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Old 09 February 2014, 14:24   #25
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Here is an excellent video showing one of USA's finest rednecks wake jumping.


I was wakeboarding behind my Nautique that threw a really nice BIG wake, and had a PWC spot the wake for jumping, come tearing from the starboard side across the lake and head for the wake about 40 feet behind the boat, which was 35 feet in front of me. Had I not thrown the handle/rope into the air, it would have ripped her and her kid right off the PWC. Her husband on shore immediately started yelling at her, and drove out in his boat to us to apologize profusely, saying she had never ridden a PWC before. Point being, be VERY aware of your surroundings.

Surfing a boat is fun too, but you had better be comfortable with big wave action.
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Old 09 February 2014, 17:26   #26
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You can read theory and talk to people for ages about this, nothing beats time at the wheel and on the throttle practising. Just take it easy 6
Totally agree!
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All part if the fun! Just take it steady till your used to it!
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Old 10 February 2014, 03:56   #28
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I would imagine the average RIB is way more stable than that Bass boat.

That looks like a disaster waiting to happen.
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The only person to have got Indaba properly airborne so far is either Matt or Maximus. Neither will admit as to who was driving at the time!
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The only person to have got Indaba properly airborne so far is either Matt or Maximus. Neither will admit as to who was driving at the time!
Did she land the right way up?
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