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Setting Up Centurion Surf Waves

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BoardCo    109

We put together a series of videos on how to best optimize the surf wave on your Centurion boat. The videos are broken down into Wakesurfing 101, 201 and 301. Here are some details on each video:

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 101 – This video is for when you are first getting started and goes through the basics of how to create a great surf wave that anyone will be able to jump on and enjoy.

 

 

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 201 – Once you have the basics down this video will help you take it to the next level. In the 201 video we show you how you can use all of the features on your Centurion boat to customize the surf wave based on the rider size, rider skill level, board they are riding on and more. If you are ready to take your wave from great to amazing this video will help you do that.

 

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 301 – In this video we go the extra step to show you how the professional riders and drivers set their boats up. This gets to a level of customization and intensity that is more than a lot of people want to get into but if you want to see how we set things up for pro riders, check this one out!

We hope these videos will be helpful and that you can use them to get the most out of your boat.

Happy Surfing!

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WakeDoc    488

Videos are great thanks for taking the time to make them.

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BoardCo    109

We don't discuss CATS since about 75% of boats that are being built now aren't equipped with it. It's just my opinion (a well informed one, but an opinion nonetheless) that CATS is irrelevant on the boats with Opti-V when talking about surfing and people should run it at 0 most of the time. There are some things you can do to the surf wave, but it has such a minor impact if you are setting your boat up properly that most of the time people just end up getting confused on how / when they should use it. CATS is an awesome feature and helps immensely when wakeboarding or cruising, but not so much for surfing.

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Dreamer    88

We list our SV244 for wakesurfing and find that the CATS makes quite a difference in the wake. I like riding a mellow wake for doing surface tricks so we keep the CATS centered. My kids want huge airs so we crank the CATS to the max (0 for port or 100 for starboard) to get a vertical lippy wake.

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Gdmatson    26

Could you post another link to the 301 video? The thread is only showing 101,201,201. Sort of weird and I’m very interested in the 301

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BoardCo    109

Here is a link to the 301 Video:

 

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mbroyles3    0
On 1/30/2019 at 11:24 AM, BoardCo said:

We put together a series of videos on how to best optimize the surf wave on your Centurion boat. The videos are broken down into Wakesurfing 101, 201 and 301. Here are some details on each video:

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 101 – This video is for when you are first getting started and goes through the basics of how to create a great surf wave that anyone will be able to jump on and enjoy.

 

 

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 201 – Once you have the basics down this video will help you take it to the next level. In the 201 video we show you how you can use all of the features on your Centurion boat to customize the surf wave based on the rider size, rider skill level, board they are riding on and more. If you are ready to take your wave from great to amazing this video will help you do that.

 

Setting Up Your Wakesurf Wave 301 – In this video we go the extra step to show you how the professional riders and drivers set their boats up. This gets to a level of customization and intensity that is more than a lot of people want to get into but if you want to see how we set things up for pro riders, check this one out!

We hope these videos will be helpful and that you can use them to get the most out of your boat.

Happy Surfing!

Any set up tips for a direct drive T5 comp 

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BoardCo    109
20 hours ago, mbroyles3 said:

Any set up tips for a direct drive T5 comp 

As much weight as the boat can handle and a wakesurf shaper. That's pretty much it with a T5 - you are working to take boat that is designed to produce a small wake and get a big wake out of it. It's hard and takes a lot of extra work.

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mbroyles3    0
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ABSOLUTELY.   i just have been fighting with it trying to place weight in the correct spots and still haven't found enough push.  i have 1500 in the back, a mission delta, and 370 in the bow with a small amount of passengers, maybe 400lb.   still no luck. we got mad last weekend and pulled out the slalom ski! 

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Jake707    169

Got a picture of your wave? I think the problem is two fold. You’re trying to surf in the worst boat design possible and you’re learning to surf at the same time. So you don’t already have the feel for the pocket etc. 

most of the time people on here say they don’t have enough push it’s because they’re still learning and not understanding all the variables involved. Board size to rider ratio. Foot placement. Amount of pressure per foot. 

With the amount of weight you said you have you should at least have an ugly but surfable wake. But even an experienced surfer would struggle a bit with your set up. Just keep trying and if possible you could add more weigh with lead

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mbroyles3    0

well. i am learning yes.  i have tried moving my feet forward , backward, left right, i surfed for 20 minutes straight holding the rope moving around , trying to experiment.  i read that people do it all the time with a Direct Drive.  I was hoping someone had experience with a T5 and could tell me some set up tips.  i have a hyperlite broadcast, 2018 model, im 6'0 tall and 175.

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BoardCo    109

What size Hyperlite Broadcast? Board size will make a big impact on a wave that size. You may want to look at a longboard style setup that can handle the smaller wave better.

Also, more weight - seriously as much as the boat can handle is your best bet and you will PROBABLY want it ALL at the rear of the boat. With the center mount engine the weight is already moved forward enough that you probably won't need any bow weight or weight in front of the engine other than people.

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