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TheGunMan
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2013 11:39 am    Post subject: Pull with jetski Reply with quote

Hi all,

New to the sport and two days with no luck to get up.

I have jetski Seadoo 215 hp wake edition /i know that this is not the best option but this is what I have/.

I managed to get up 2 times for couple of seconds each.

I was reading a lot and watching videos how to make it. There is a lot of info but all the info is focused to the person with the wakeboard and no info for the person operating the watercraft.

I have no idea how it is supposed to pull the wakeboarder - start slow with slow acceleration, with fast acceleration, just pull slow until the boarder is up....

I will appreciate any info regarding how to do it right.

Thank you
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FlyZone CR
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2013 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When learning I recommend taking of slow, with slow acceleration. This will give you time to learn properly and make corrections if you're not in the right position.
As for the rider: stay small, arms straight, do nothing! (Doing nothing meaning: don't pull your arms in, don't stretch one leg, don't lean back (actually lean forward, go along with the pull), don't try to stand up immediately. Be patient.)

Good luck!
And take some video and post here so we can give some more tips.

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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2013 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FlyZone CR wrote:

And take some video and post here so we can give some more tips.


That's the best to get help with if you can do it.





The wake edition ski is pretty solid! Obviously no wake, but the pylon will be helpful in getting up.
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2013 1:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So slow increase of the spead

What speed is needed go get up and how fast I have to reach that speed.
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2013 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

To get someone out of the water you only need to go around 10mph or so. If he's up and stable on the board accelerate up to 15 or so, after that slowly increase along with the riders comfort level up to 21-ish. Especially behind a jetski you don't want to go too fast or the little tiny wake will totally disappear.
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PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 1:16 pm    Post subject: SeaDoo Fine For Pulling Reply with quote

We have a SeaDoo and it will pull wake boarders fine. They are more than adequate to pull skiers and wakeboarders. I am just learning so I am not that experienced and have never been pulled behind a boat but I can tell you I have been up on the board 8+ times.
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