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OFFICIAL BOATS APPROVAL LIST PUBLISHED

WHICH BOAT TO BUY – HERE IS YOUR BEST GUIDE There is a lot of choice out there but if you are going to invest your hard earned cash in a boat for Waterskiing of Wakeboarding, it makes a lot of sense to go for one which has been fully approved and which is used in most major Waterski and Wakeboard competitions. MasterCraft and Nautique lead the pack in terms …

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JAKE HELPS ULM WATERSKI TEAM TO WIN 24th NATIONAL TITLE

TWELVE UNIVERSITY TEAMS IN THE USA MEET FOR 34th NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS  The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) Water Ski Team won their 24th national championship title at the 34th Collegiate Waterski National Championships Oct. 18-20, at Tri-Lakes in Zachary, Louisiana in the USA. The Team captured the national title 24 out of the 34 years of the tournament’s history. With Teams from 12 of the top USA Universities involved, competition to …

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TWO IRISH TEAM RIDERS SELECTED BY WORLD CUP OFFICIALS

CONGRATULATIONS TO RIDERS DAVID O’CAOIMH & SIAN HURST The 35th World Cup Stop is scheduled to take place in Palembang in Indonesia on November 23/25. Only the World’s Top Riders receive invitations and the line-up on the official waiting is always extensive. That makes getting an invitation a very special honor. Congratulations to Irish Wakeboard Team members David O’Caoimh and Sian Hurst who have just received their official invitations – …

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ALL BOAT OWNERS BEWARE !

EASTERN EUROPEAN GANGS MAY TARGET YOUR BOAT             In Cork last weekend, the International Association of Marine Investigators met to share thoughts on the Europe-wide theft of boats and outboard engines. Over €75 million worth of this equipment has been stolen in the past year alone. It appears that criminal gangs travel thousands of miles in just days as they hit Marinas, moorings, etc – …

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ANOTHER NEW NATIONAL JUMP RECORD APPROVED

GEOFF’S NEW 55+ NATIONAL MEN JUMP RECORD RAISES THE BAR ! Having now entered the 55+ Waterski Jump category, Geoff Clarke (Golden Falls WSC) is not new to setting National Jump Records. In spite of the poor weather here at home this year, he made the most of his limited time on the water – and also trained hard at Hazelwood’s in the UK. The National Record to break was …

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NATIONAL OPEN MEN JUMP RECORD APPROVED

CONGRATULATIONS TO JAKE BRIDGES When Jake Bridges (Golden Falls WSC) had a nasty Jump accident in the UK almost two years ago, it could well have put him off the event forever. That is not the way real athletes think and so this new National Open Men Jump Record is a great credit to him. His previous National Record was set at 56.0m – and now he has pushed it …

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