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Help!! VTX or VLX


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Can anyone help me with this, I love to ski, I surf as well but not great at it. My kids love to surf and wakeboard. We have a 08 Vtx and want to upgrade to a boat with surfgates. Our kids are getting bigger, would love more space but don’t want to give up my ski wake. We are looking at a 2016  22 Malibu VLX diamond hull. Do you think I’ll be disappointed? Has anyone skied behind both?

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The 2016 vlx is a different hull than the 2019 vlx. 2015/2016 the vlx was a 22 and wider beam then in 2017 it became the budget boat and dropped to 21 with a 98" beam. 

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Keep what you have that works for skiing. If you think you need surfgates add a GoSurf Assist (on sale at Wakemakers today). Put the money you save in the kids college fund.

My 2 cents.

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11 hours ago, jhartt3 said:

The 2016 vlx is a different hull than the 2019 vlx. 2015/2016 the vlx was a 22 and wider beam then in 2017 it became the budget boat and dropped to 21 with a 98" beam. 

I tell people, I bought the “cheap” Malibu and they laugh. 

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