If you’re new to wakeboarding, wakesurfing or the water sports industry in general, welcome to the party and congrats on choosing an activity and lifestyle that will bring you many years of happiness. If you’re unsure of how to go about getting the right wakeboarding gear for your needs, don’t fret. We’ve simplified the buying process by explaining the benefits of different equipment options and features and how they relate to performance for a broad range of ability levels. With so many options available to you when purchasing new wakeboarding gear, where do you even begin? Allow us to give you some key information on many of the features found on today’s equipment. Armed with this new knowledge, you’ll be able to purchase wakeboarding gear that’s a great match for your riding style.