From Wakeboard Boat to Wakesurf Machine

Join us as we walk through refurbishing a Malibu Wakesetter
This DIY video series takes you through the process of turning your wakeboard boat into a wakesurf machine.



We've spent the last few months dialing in this 2006 Malibu Wakesetter 247 LSV, transforming it from a stock 2006 to a killer wakesurf and cruising boat for 2021 and beyond! 

Malibu 247 Collection


Putting on Gatorstep and brand new graphics!

In this video we continue the 2006 Malibu Wakesetter Build and we walk you through the steps on how to install a new Gatorstep swim platform and rails, and install updated Malibu Wakesetter graphics from Domed Numbers.

Malibu 247 CollectionGatorStepDomed Numbers


It sounds daunting to drill a hole in your boat, we show you that it is actually surprising easy.

With a few tools and a little knowledge drilling these holes is no problem at all.

FULL BALLAST KIT1/2 in. Super Strong Magnets1 1/2 Hole Saw BitMilwaukee Hole Saw Kit3M 5200 Sealant


Installing a new Fresh Air Exhaust system. This makes the boat much safer for anybody surfing behind the boat.

A relatively simple upgrade that makes all the difference.

Fresh Air ExhaustIrwin Cobalt 5/16 Drill BitStepped Drill Bit Set


We get to work with the upgrades by taking everything apart!

Arguably the most fun part is taking it all apart! Learn how to break down the boat and remove troublesome graffics and adhesive.

Decal Remover WheelHeat GunFULL BALLAST KIT


In this video we will introduce the project and talk about the steps we will take to get this boat surfable.

With the help of these sponsors we will be taking this super clean old boat from average to the ultimate cruising and surfing machine. Follow the links below to check out some of the gear we will be using!

FULL BALLAST KITFresh Air ExhaustFatsacLiquid LumensGatorStep