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AndrewSchear

Help! Need more push on my wake

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AndrewSchear

Ok, so here was our setup yesterday:

'83 Skier:

550 lbs on each side of the motor box plus DIY gate on the starboard corner. Driver and passenger plus one body stern surf side (riding port wave). I had the rub rail on the water and the wave is clean. About 9.9-10.4 mph

The pocket is 18" from the teak and has almost no push.

Is this the best I'm going to get with a 19 6" Bu?

Do I need weight in the bow ? It seems that that would only make my wave smaller....

Thanks

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pook77

maybe slow down to 9mph. Stand the wave up a little.

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saidainc

You have no weight in the bow. More keel equals more push. Get it done.

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AndrewSchear

saidainc,

How much weight are we talking about? Another 550 or 200-300.

Thanks

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robbennett

Bow weight wont raise the back of the boat. It will push the front of the boat down so there is more boat in the water. On a DD I can't imagine you would need more than 4-500 up front

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AndrewSchear

Ok, added roughly 300 pounds under the bow. What a difference! The pocket is about 5 feet from the boat now, and we can ride it all the way to the swim step

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