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In Response To: Wake wave paranoia ()

I just wanted to thank everyone for their opinions. I guess it's time to practive my carved turns.

On the second issue (powerboats) I have a slightly different opinion. I own both a 23 Sea Ray and a 17' Coho. In a collision, there is no doubt about who will win. If you see a powerboat, assume he can't see you, and stay out of the way. Chances are that even if the powerboat does see you he may not realize how much damage his wake can do, especially if you happen to be crossing a shallow sandbar at the time (voice of experience). The life you save will be your own.