Tige R20 2011

Wakeboard Boat Review

The 20 in Tige R20 refers to this new wakeboard boat's 20-foot length, but it could just as easily invoke Tige Boats' 20 years of boatbuilding experience. After all, the entry-level Tige R20 features the same proven construction as Tige's flagship RZ wakeboard boat series and the same ConvexV hull as the brand-new Tige RZR. It's also packaged with a host of standard features designed to get you out wakeboarding and wakesurfing without adding a single option. Tige's anodized Vector tower with fixed board racks, a 900-pound ballast system and Tige SpeedSet cruise control all come standard — all at Tige's best value.

The Tige R20 is the best wakeboard boat for you if: You're a first-time inboard boat buyer who wants all the wakeboarding essentials without breaking the bank.

How to max it out: Pump up the size of your wake with the 1,600-pound Surf factory ballast system; get out of the hole in an instant with the 6-liter, 409 horsepower PCM ZR engine; and crank up your sound setup with the Tower of Power system, which includes two amps, a 10-inch subwoofer, six interior speakers and two tower speakers.

2011 Tige R20 Specs

Length: 20 ft.

Width: 94 in.

People: 12

Load capacity: 1,740 lbs

Fuel capacity: 38 gal.

Dry weight: 3,489 lbs.

Standard ballast: 900 lbs

Max ballast: 1,600 lbs

Standard engine: PCM V8 ProSport 303hp

Maximum horsepower: 343

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