Improve your bond to the boat with these eight new wakeboard handles from Byerly, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, Proline, Ronix and Straightline.
Chamois wakeboard handle
($65, $75 with T; byerlywakeboards.com)
What we dig: The extra bit of hold you get from the tacky chamois grip.
Catalyst Composite wakeboard handle
Murray Chamois wakeboard handle
($65, $75 with T; hyperlite.com)
What we dig: The durability. Shaun Murray uses his old handles to swing from trees.
Watson Pro wakeboard handle
($60, $65 with T; liquidforce.com)
What we dig: The plush suede grip, which is backed up with EVA padding.
LG 3D wakeboard handle
What we dig: The 3D hold created by the synthetic leather grip and molded EVA.
Skate wakeboard handle
($139.99 with 80-foot mainline; remotewakeskates.com)
One wakeboard handle
($90, $100 with T; ronixwake.com)
What we dig: The versatility. Loosen two bolts to switch between four different grips.
Ugly Stick wakeboard handle
What we dig: Each Ugly Stick is unique.