i was just about to say that myself. there are few things more annoying than a salesman who believes everything malibu touches turns to gold, or one who thinks mastercraft can do no wrong, or those who just can't understand why anyone would even dream of buying a wake boat without the nautique name on it, etc. etc. passion and bias is one thing, blindness is quite another.
i don't really see anything wrong with making two boats out of the same hull. one with more ballast and bling for the wakeboarding crowd; the other for people who wakeboard but also use their boat for cruising and relaxing. if malibu had the v25 wake hull (rather than the diamond) on sunscapes, i would have gone that route and added extra ballast as an option instead of buying the more blinged out vlx