I have a 04 LSV and keep hearing about it and the Outback V taking water over the bow anyone had this problem before? Sounds like someone just not paying attention to the water or wakes of other boats.Thanks
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Thread: Water over the bow?
01-16-2014, 12:34 AM #1Member
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- Sep 2013
- Bennett, N.C.
Water over the bow?2004 Mobius LSV 340 HP
Gravity III Ballast
01-16-2014, 08:54 AM #2
paying attention or not, eventually a roller or 2 ends up inside
Mostly happens when I have someone else pulling me. Less likely on models with larger draft but the Outback and Outback V it's easier to have happen for sure.2007 Moomba Outback - going, going........
Why Not? Play Hard! Get wet
01-16-2014, 09:04 AM #3Senior Member
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- Jul 2008
- Flowery Branch Georgia
Usually driver error.
01-16-2014, 09:19 AM #4
01-16-2014, 09:26 AM #5
I'll never forget the time we had the boat LOADED down with sacs and 8 people. Had people up front and the rider fell. Dropped throttle, made my turn, right into a roller from another boat. I saw it coming, tried throttling up to avoid a submarine but...... TSUNAMI!!!!!!!!! The nose didn't pick up in time and shot straight into the roller like a torpedo. People on the back bench even got soaked on that one! Fun times, fun times!Stephen
2009 Mobius LSV
Black and Yellow
01-16-2014, 09:53 AM #6
Ha Stephen, reminds me of a time I drenched a guy that fell asleep in the bow. Great time. I've also been known to see how close I can get to it coming over in an effort to fake out the people in the bow.
It's avoidable but inevitably there will be a time you aren't paying attention, a buddy is driving, a huge roller comes through when you can't position, etc and you take one over the bow.
A pic of Dusty cutting close ....
2006 Supra 24SSV
01-16-2014, 11:54 AM #7
01-17-2014, 09:20 PM #8
Water over the bow?2010 Moomba XLV
Gravity 3, wake plate
I have a love for ballast and large wakes.
1100 v-drive lockers
1180 under the playpen
+ lead and a collection of other ballast bags
01-17-2014, 10:18 PM #9Malo <--- Means--Evil or Mean One. This explains a lot.
2013 Mojo 2.5 Skylon Tower. Bestia < Beast >
01-17-2014, 11:12 PM #10
Water over the bow?
It blows my mind how many wakeboats power turn!-Jake