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Product Highlights

  • Holds wakeboards, wakesurf, skis, and kneeboards!
  • Designed for boats with fishing rod holders
  • UV protected paint, Stainless steel hardware
  • Ocean tested and approved
  • Made in America!
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Wakeboard Rack for Fishing Boats

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Product Highlights

  • Holds wakeboards, wakesurf, skis, and kneeboards!
  • Designed for boats with fishing rod holders
  • UV protected paint, Stainless steel hardware
  • Ocean tested and approved
  • Made in America!
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Product Description

Not everyone rides behind a wakeboard boat. Whether you wakeboard, water ski, or kneeboard, you know that storage racks for fishing boats are pretty much non-existent. Fortunately, this wakeboard rack provides a solution!

This wakeboard rack is designed to slip right into your rod holder without tools or any setup! You can take it in and out of your boat as you need or even switch to the other side of your boat. Once installed, you can rotate the two arms to create storage spaces parallel with the side of your boat. The rack arms should be spaced approximately 2 to 4 feet apart on your boat to ensure best rack stability.

Will this rack fit my boat's rod holders? The rack is available in 2 options: (i) to fit 15 degree flush mounted rod holders or (ii) to fit 30 degree flush mounted rod holders. The relevant angle is not how the rod holders sit on the gunnel, but top to bottom. Don't know what angle your rod holders are? Download the Angle Meter App: For Android or For Apple to determine the angle. The app is easy to use and the most reliable way to figure out the angle you need! The rack fits rod holders that are 8.5" or shorter. For rod holders with a depth between 8.5" and 10.5" our Rack Extension may be used. Contact us for help if your boat has longer rod holders or happens to have rod holders of different angles.

What are some features of this rack? The Wakeboard Rack for Fishing Boats has tons of awesome features. One of the best features is it is not just for wakeboards. This rack will hold wakeboards, wakesurf boards, wake skates, some kneeboards, and water skis. So basically it is good for just about any watersport possible. The rack will hold up to 2 wakeboards and 1 wakesurf/wake skate boards at once. Your boards are held securely in place with the integrated bungee cord. Another great feature about this rack is the built-in swivel mechanism. With just the pull of a pin, you can swivel the rack into the boat. This makes loading and unloading boards much easier, then you can swivel it back out to take up less room. 

How sturdy is this rack? The Wakeboard Rack for Fishing Boats is ocean tested and approved. This rack will not only withstand the salt water and sun, but will also withstand choppy water and can take a beating. 

  • Fits Wakeboards, Wake Surfers, Wake Skates, Water Skis,
    Kiteboards, and some kneeboards (depending on the type of kneeboard)
  • 1/4" Aluminum Powder coated with UV protected paint
  • Forks are made out of 3/4" Starboard material
  • Stainless steel bolts
  • Outside Slots have a gap of 1" wide
  • Inside Slot has a gap of 1 7/8" wide
  • Forks are 10" wide x 7" and is offset 7 1/2" from the center of the Rod mount
  • Fits Rod Holders that are up to 8.5 inches in depth or shorter -- contact us before ordering if your boat has longer rod holders
Solid product but use of is a little disappointing
Posted: August 3, 2016
Written by: Jack R.
Rating:4

This is a very well designed product and fits my 30 degree rod holders perfectly. I bought it for skis and a kneeboard. The disappointment is that it will only hold our full size skis. The junior skis won't fit nor will our kneeboard. The kneeboard is too thick but yet it is a standard kneeboard.

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Q:
Would a surfboard fit this rack?
 
A:
Our wakeboard rack for fishing boats will hold wakeboards, wakesurfs, skis, and kneeboards; it won't work for a surfboard, not even a shortboard surfboard. Most surfboards will be too thick for the forks, and the length is a problem as well.
 
Q:
What material the rack is made out of? Is it okay to use in salt water as well, or if it is best to only use in fresh water?
 
A:
Our Wakeboard Rack for Fishing Boats is made out of 3/4" Starboard - this is a marine grade plastic. It has stainless steel bolts, and is fine for use in saltwater areas.
 
Q:
I want to install a fishing rod holder -- what angle degree would be best for use with this wakeboard rack, the 15 degree or the 30 degree rod holders?
 
A:
The angle of the fishing rod holder, whether 15 or 30 degrees, is really one of personal preference. Both will work with this wakeboard rack. The thickness of the gunwale of your boat will play a role in determining which angle is best -- if your boat has a narrow gunwale then we would suggest a 15 degree rod holder, but your boat dealer or marina might be able to help determine what is best for your particular boat, if you aren't certain.
 

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