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Old    brent661            10-14-2005, 4:27 PM Reply   
judge by time to plan would it be possible to get up behind like a viking 71 or something cuz i saw one last weekend and the wake behind it was about 3 foot tall and perfectly peaked
Old    Jeff Moore (jeff359)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-14-2005, 4:52 PM Reply   
Imagine how long it'd take to pull you out and to get to speed. The turn around to pick up a fallen boarder would suck to.

We never tried it, but I'd always thought about giving a go behind my dads cruiser before he sold it. Don't think it'd be worth the trouble.
Old    Mattato (mattyboyr6)      Join Date: Jul 2003       10-14-2005, 5:56 PM Reply   
Used to ride behind a 26' Searay with cuddy cabin. That threw a nice wake. Turn around wasn't bad and getting a rider up and on plane wasn't too long. Even got a few newB's up.

Also we were just out doing a photo shoot and the guys were riding behind a big 34' Regal. Now that was a huge wake. Giant dbl ups. We would pick up the fallen riders with the chase boat however.
Old    Mark Riley (madchild1)      Join Date: Mar 2005       10-15-2005, 12:11 PM Reply   
boats are quickly approaching the price of vikings....

pretty soon viking will be selling more than bu, mc, and cc. lol.

can you imagine the pwt behind a 71 foot yacht? haha.
Old    Tracktor (tracktor)      Join Date: Sep 2005       10-15-2005, 10:43 PM Reply   
I took a run behind a 40+ footer this summer. I don't know the exact length. We tied the rope off of the tower on the flybridge. The wake was real weird kinda like a step-up. It was almost impossible to get any air because of a hump before the lip. Too bad because the wake was easily as tall as I was. I would drop out of sight of the chase boat. We probably could've made it better but was kind of an end of day lark after a couple of beers. Besides the twin diesels were killin' me after a few minutes!.........
Old    moombakid8885            10-16-2005, 1:37 PM Reply   
i rode behind a 38 foot seaswirl, the giant one with 2-502's in it and sleeping for like 6. the wake at 21 was insane, no lip but it was up to my chest almost and im 6-foot, definitly an experience.

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