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Go Portland TrailBlazers!

As you may (or may not) know, we're located in Portland, OR, home of great coffee, fixed gear bikes, and most importantly, the Portland Trailblazers. Growing up in Oregon, the Dream Team was a part of our childhood, so after some rough years, and suffering through the Jail Blazers, it's great to finally have a team to be proud of.

Game 3 is coming up tomorrow night in Houston, and you can be sure we'll be tuning in.

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We're Ready For Spring, Are You?

caption="Gear Up For Summer, Warm Weather and Flat Water Will Be Here Soon!"
The weather is warming up, and that means it's time to start thinking about getting the boat out again and enjoying time on the water with family and friends. If you've been contemplating adding ballast to your wakeboard boat for the last couple of seasons, it's time to revisit those plans so you can be ready to hit the water. We're getting ready for longer days by making sure we have all of our products in stock and ready to ship out to you, so send an email or give us a call at (888) 338-6085 to get your wakeboard ballast questions answered. Shop For Wakeboard Ballast ProductsRead More

Mastercraft X-Star Gets Wedged?

We came across this picture on and figured it was worth sharing with our customers as some evidence of what some people will do to get a better wake out of their boat. Clearly not everyone is interested or willing to go to that much trouble, which is why we offer the best wakeboard ballast products and solutions available. So if you don't want to design and engineer a replacement Wedge for your boat, may we suggest some new ballast instead? Shop For Wakeboard BallastRead More

Pre-'09 Moomba Factory Ballast System Upgrade Information

Read this article fo a summary of how the factory ballast system on a 2002-2008 Moomba boat is setup from the factory so you understand what the options are to improve it.Read More PiggyBack System Voluntary Upgrade

We are continually refining our products in order to offer the best wakeboard ballast solutions available. As a result, we have issued an update to our PiggyBack OEM ballast integration system. We are offering this improvement as a free upgrade to existing customers experiencing issues with their current PiggyBack Systems. What This Means For You? We have updated our PiggyBack integration to improve compatibility with some Malibu models. If you purchased a system on or before May 20, 2009 and you are currently experiencing performance issues, you are eligible for a free upgrade. If your system is performing correctly, there is no need to upgrade! What You Need To Do? Email us with your original order number (can be obtained by logging into your account on our site if you no longer have the confirmation email or packing slip), along with the address you would like the updated PiggyBack parts and instructions delivered to. We will process your upgrade, and notify you when your new kit has shipped. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.Read More

Stop Unwanted Filling And Draining of Ballast With A Vented Loop

Whether you're designing a new ballast system, or trying to upgrade your existing system to fill and drain faster, one common question is how best to design the system so it is as uncomplicated (and also inexpensive) as possible.

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Cheaper Shipping Options For Canadian Customers

We've been asking ourselves why it's so expensive to ship a product to our friend's north of the border, when we can ship the same product twice as far to a customer in Florida for half as much. Well, today we're happy to announce new USPS Priority International service for most shipments to Canada. The advantages of USPS package delivery are two fold:
  • First, the service costs less than a comparable shipment from UPS.
  • Second, with USPS, there are no additional brokerage fees associated with the delivery of the package.
To take advantage of USPS shipping on your orders, simply add products to your shopping cart, and select the USPS Priority International shipping method. If you have any questions, or would like assistance placing your order, please feel free to contact us.Read More

Go Fourth And Improve Your Wake For the Fourth of July

There's still time to get the wake you've always wanted for the long holiday weekend, so give us a call to place your order or start shopping online. We have most products in stock and available for overnight delivery. Have a safe and happy 4th of July, hopefully you find some smooth water to enjoy. Shop For Wakeboard Ballast>Read More

Introducing Launch Pad Ballast Bags and Ballast Fittings

WakeMAKERS is now offering the complete line of Straight Line wakeboard ballast products. These high quality ballast bags, pumps and fittings offer a wide array of choices for adding additional ballast to your boat. Check out our product offering for more information, and let us know If you have any questions about Straight Line ballast bag solutions.Read More

How-To: Fill Launch Pad Link Bags With Fly High's Tsunami Pump

Now that we offer Launch Pad's line of wakeboard ballast products we've had a number of customers ask us how they can use their existing Tsunami Ballast Pump.Read More