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Old    Deepcove (deepcove)      Join Date: Mar 2004       09-16-2009, 9:40 PM Reply   
I think his yacht is some where around 40' and we were doing 12 knots. Apparently the wave really cleans up at 16 knots....maybe next time! Anyway there was a huge surface area to carve up....it was great! BTW this is a twin direct drive.Upload
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Old    Rob Flaherty (mc_x15)      Join Date: Jul 2008       09-17-2009, 6:20 AM Reply   
Sweet!!!. Always wanted to try that.
Old    Petr (hawaj)      Join Date: Aug 2005       09-17-2009, 7:03 AM Reply   
woohoo
Old    MF Noel (littlelady)      Join Date: Jun 2009       09-17-2009, 10:38 AM Reply   
hope its an inboard...and not an I/O!! YIKES!
Old    Brian (TXSurf) (bac)      Join Date: Feb 2008       09-17-2009, 1:18 PM Reply   
I have always wanted to surf a yacht. Looks like yall had a blast! The one thing I havent yet. I saw some vid on Youtube of Slater behind one, no idea on the size of the yacht, but they were movin' and Kelly was chargin it.

(Message edited by bac on September 17, 2009)
Old    waterdog (h20k9)      Join Date: Aug 2007       09-17-2009, 1:18 PM Reply   
sweeet!
49' formula we surf cleans up after 16 knots too
Old    Brian (TXSurf) (bac)      Join Date: Feb 2008       09-17-2009, 1:19 PM Reply   
Here ya go, at 34 seconds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xRAArIXNH8
Old    Wotan (wotan)      Join Date: Jul 2008       09-18-2009, 3:37 PM Reply   
I've got a friend with a Formula 49 and haven't been able to convince him it's worth the gas. We got lapped by a ~40ish SunSeeker this weekend and our wave was bigger than theirs!
Old    Drew Danielo (ollies_drew)      Join Date: Jan 2008       09-19-2009, 8:01 AM Reply   
Even it that is an I/O They are like 20 feet back. Not saying it is safe. But probably not gonna full from that far back and come any where near the boat. I am going to surf behind a 90ft yacht that is being built in Ft. Myers right now. I will post some pics when it happens.

These pics look like you guys were having a blast.
Old    Rob (wakesurf_ohio)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-19-2009, 8:08 AM Reply   
BTW this is a twin direct drive

Looks like a blast!
Old    Deepcove (deepcove)      Join Date: Mar 2004       09-20-2009, 8:05 PM Reply   
I would not even think about surfing behind a I/O

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