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Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-21-2010, 5:44 PM Reply   
Has this info been leaked or does someone need to come in and save us? I have my guesses, but I can't say for sure. I see signs. And it's not who we all think - MasterCraft (because of Nicola, and the fact that there's a MasterCraft logo in a couple of his newer videos). MasterCraft is a red herring in this plot I predict.
Old    TS (kcrider)      Join Date: Jul 2008       01-21-2010, 6:52 PM Reply   
Why because of Nicola?
Old    Brad S (wakeskierbrad)      Join Date: Dec 2009       01-21-2010, 6:59 PM Reply   
Just cuz Norbi is filming him behind Nicola's MC doesn't mean he gunna be sponsored by them. I'm sure he ride any chance he gets, doesn't matter who its behind!
Old    Luker (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-21-2010, 6:59 PM Reply   
Yeah... Rathy needs Nicola's help to get a boat sponsor
Old    murrayair            01-21-2010, 7:48 PM Reply   
Agreed. With his skills, he can take care of himself.
Old    Soli (nsolis220)      Join Date: May 2007       01-21-2010, 7:56 PM Reply   
he is saying its not mastercraft. read more carefuly guys
Old    Adam Levitt (alevitt)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-21-2010, 8:26 PM Reply   
I don't think anyone knows what Red Herring means.
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-21-2010, 8:31 PM Reply   
who's gonna leak it first?
Old    Jeremy (jsweat)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-22-2010, 12:05 AM Reply   
watch it be axis
Old    Alan Slabaugh (alans)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-22-2010, 5:35 AM Reply   
...
Old    A-dub (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-22-2010, 5:44 AM Reply   
MC because of Nicola would prob actually work out. No need for a boat, just some money and perks and he uses hers. 2 for 1, and the top riders of both worlds. win win
Old    Justin Lamoureux (lives2wake)      Join Date: Apr 2002       01-22-2010, 6:02 AM Reply   
But what does Red Herring mean?

Surprised to see that he doesn't have a boat sponsor. He's an incredible wakeboarder but is that all it takes to represent a boat company?
Old    Michael Cook (mcook77)      Join Date: Feb 2004       01-22-2010, 6:40 AM Reply   
Red Herring - a deliberate attempt to divert attention
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       01-22-2010, 7:11 AM Reply   
Elementary dear Watson!
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-22-2010, 7:27 AM Reply   
Adam -
Old    Adam Levitt (alevitt)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-22-2010, 9:01 AM Reply   
Chris: I know. It's the only thing that keeps me coming back here.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-22-2010, 9:01 AM Reply   
Good one Chris!!
Old    Spencer (spencerwm)      Join Date: Feb 2009       01-22-2010, 10:34 AM Reply   
Watch it be Mastercraft but because of corp financial concerns they give him an X1.
Old    anthemwake (anthemwake)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-22-2010, 12:28 PM Reply   
Wait a minute...So let me get this straight...Mastercraft's starting a new brand called Red Herring???
Old    Alan Slabaugh (alans)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-22-2010, 12:32 PM Reply   
No...

A company called Red Herring has purchased Mastercraft.
Old    Stuey (stuey)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-22-2010, 12:53 PM Reply   
lol!!! Thread of the month award for sure..
Old    anthemwake (anthemwake)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-22-2010, 1:35 PM Reply   
Man, I know a guy that knows a guy who knows a lot of pros in Florida, and when I asked him about it, he said that Red Herring is going to take over in 2010.

Kind of an insider secret though...don't tell anyone.

(Message edited by anthemwake on January 22, 2010)
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-22-2010, 2:19 PM Reply   
Laughs.

I know!

Who else does?

Somebody from the company had better fess up before people that know say something. Out of profound respect for my source I can not. Word is out though.
Old    A-dub (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-22-2010, 2:26 PM Reply   
you'd be surprised how many people don't really care
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-22-2010, 2:37 PM Reply   
The truth?? Maybe you should change your name.
About this anyway.
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-22-2010, 3:30 PM Reply   
Chris, what do you mean? Maybe you aren't reading my posts correctly. You may know who it is, I do (with 100% certainty), he's got to have one already, I know the terms of the deal, so the beans must be spilled. That message should come from the company. Not me. If there was a way for me to drop a hint to prove "The Truth" and not bone my resource, I would. Unfortunately the guy is one of my wake heroes so I won't.
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       01-22-2010, 3:36 PM Reply   
There were signs of the impending buyout of Mastercraft by Red Herring Enterprises a while ago... just look at the bottom boat here: clearly, it's the 2010 "Red Herring" Wrap!!

http://wakeboardingmag.com/files//2010/01/mastercraft-boat-wraps-2.jpg
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-22-2010, 3:37 PM Reply   
I would guess Axis.
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       01-22-2010, 4:28 PM Reply   
Yea, and maybe he is switching to Company Wake too since Nicola rides Company

but for a more serious GUESS if a sponsor is in the works... Malibu?
just going off the "truth" as a potential tip and going off http://www.wakeworld.com/getarticle.asp?articleid=2680
which is probably totally on a limb anyway
Old    Stuey (stuey)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-22-2010, 4:45 PM Reply   
I typically like the Sirlin wraps I've seen, but those two look like bad Ed Hardy shirts. Next we'll start seeing boats with sworawski crystals glued down the sides.
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-23-2010, 4:43 AM Reply   
It's not Axis, it's not MasterCraft and it's not Malibu.
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       01-23-2010, 5:22 AM Reply   
Correct craft re signed him?
Old    schooledrider (rmcronin)      Join Date: Aug 2002       01-23-2010, 5:42 AM Reply   
Bayliner's getting back into the wake boat market. Remember Murray's old red one. They're bringing it back-the Bayliner Red Herring Rathy signature edition, $19,900 out the door.
Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 6:44 AM Reply   
It may be cc but pics of the last riders meeting early this week don't show him there.

Well we're left with Moomba, Tige, Svfara, Sanger, Centurion, etc ....

If I had to bet it would be on Moomba.
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       01-23-2010, 6:54 AM Reply   
Don't forget Gekko and Standard!
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-23-2010, 7:36 AM Reply   
And Supra...
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-23-2010, 7:37 AM Reply   
And Regal..............
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-23-2010, 7:46 AM Reply   
Calabria, MB, Wakecraft... who's it gonna be?
Old    Norbi Vasko (norbiv)      Join Date: May 2009       01-23-2010, 7:47 AM Reply   
all of you are way off the truth
first of all he doesnt need nicolas help to get sponsored.
second: Im sure you will all know when its time to make it public;)
until then... keep guessing
Old    Matt Johnston (mattjj23)      Join Date: May 2008       01-23-2010, 8:18 AM Reply   
MB
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-23-2010, 8:35 AM Reply   
Norbert I didn't say he needed that. The Nicola connection is only that - a connection. Of which Rathy has MANY.

Christ you guys take the smallest thing and run with it like a bunch of Olympic sprinters. What is this a tigeowners.com reunion?
Old    Chris Butler (xistential)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-23-2010, 8:35 AM Reply   
Norbi - nobody is saying he needs Nicola's help. Most of this thread is conjecture, some of it is tongue in cheek and the rest is misunderstood.
The whole thread has become a parody of itself.

Oh, and there is a red herring as well which is either a boat or some kind of fish???
Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 9:21 AM Reply   
No u guys I'm pretty sure the guy who won the world wake championships, king of wake, and oakley move of the year is going to need help landing himself a boat sponsor.

Maybe Red Herring was the code name for Mastercrafts relationship with Cash Rewards.....
Old    Alan Slabaugh (alans)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-23-2010, 10:24 AM Reply   


You guys are a trip.
Old    Alan Slabaugh (alans)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-23-2010, 10:25 AM Reply   
I am guessing it is a company that starts with an M
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-23-2010, 10:35 AM Reply   
that would be my guess as well.
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-23-2010, 11:13 AM Reply   
Mine too.
Old    rodney (azwakekid)      Join Date: Apr 2005       01-23-2010, 11:19 AM Reply   
no i want the last word
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       01-23-2010, 11:33 AM Reply   
Well that "M" covers a few manufacturers then, It makes your chances of being right a lot better.
Old    Evan Miller (mtownrydr)      Join Date: Apr 2008       01-23-2010, 12:00 PM Reply   
I heard he was getting sponsored by Sea Doo keepin it Canadian. Gonna be ridin the speedster wake edition. Jet boat wakes for life!

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Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 1:25 PM Reply   
Haha I was gonna bring up the sea doo challenger..... Like that would happen
Old    Nick Schrein (wakeboardern1)      Join Date: Aug 2007       01-23-2010, 1:38 PM Reply   
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As you can see, we have a picture of him clearly riding behind a red herring. These new boats have one problem though, a lack of seating for other people...


Realistically, if I had to guess at a sponsor for Rathy, I'd go with Epic. Specifically because right now they are working pretty hard at getting their name out on the East Coast, and if they were able to get the KoW on their team, well, that's fantastic publicity.

(Message edited by wakeboardern1 on January 23, 2010)
Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 2:01 PM Reply   
Sweet ride Nick I would love the honor to be signed onto the red herring team.
Old    Jacob Krigbaum (kriggs)      Join Date: Nov 2009       01-23-2010, 2:50 PM Reply   
Yea, I would also think epic..

(Message edited by kriggs on January 23, 2010)
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-23-2010, 3:00 PM Reply   
It's not Epic.
Read the thread.
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-23-2010, 3:19 PM Reply   
"If there was a way for me to drop a hint to prove "The Truth" and not bone my resource, I would. Unfortunately the guy is one of my wake heroes so I won't."

yet here you are starting a worthless thread that does nothing but send out more rumors about one of your "wake heroes"? not sure why you would even start a thread like this. such a waste.
Old     (bill_c)      Join Date: Apr 2009       01-23-2010, 10:17 PM Reply   
Rathy is better than chuck norris,
rathy doenst need a boat !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-24-2010, 12:25 AM Reply   
I about peed my pants when I saw the red herring boat picture.

+1 for him riding for Red Herring.
Old    Bret Rogers (bmr82)      Join Date: Jul 2008       01-25-2010, 1:53 AM Reply   
I wish we could hurry up and find out so I can go buy that boat brand. This is why I love wake world. And the red herring pic is classic. Love it.
Old    Matthew Spencer (canadian_waterboy)      Join Date: Apr 2008       01-25-2010, 7:49 AM Reply   
please let it be MOOMBA, that'd be sick If he was rocking an XLV
Old    Ray Markham (wakeborder5)      Join Date: Jun 2002       01-25-2010, 8:23 AM Reply   
What was the point of this thread if you werent gonna share The Truth?
Old    Jason Buffalow (buffalow)      Join Date: Apr 2002       01-25-2010, 8:32 AM Reply   
I heard from a reliable source, he was on the west coast last week meeting with a wakeboard boat company. However I questioned the source when he said Jessica Alba was with him.....
Old    Mike McB (ehwake)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-25-2010, 8:34 AM Reply   
It would be nice to see a west coast Canadian boat builder sponsor a west coast Canadian rider...great opportunity here for Campion if they truly want to build the Svfara brand...unlikely I know.
Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-25-2010, 8:49 AM Reply   
Yeah that's exactly what I thought Mike....unlikely...but it would be a great opportunity for Campion / Svfara and for Rathy to support the wake industry of Canada.
Old    Dave (daveronix199)      Join Date: Feb 2009       01-25-2010, 4:07 PM Reply   
come on!!!

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