The art of wakeboarding takes into concept of finding the perfect board, and when looking at all the qualities this is impossible for many. You’ll spend days looking for a well-rounded board that offers a great deal of balance when looking at speed, performance, durability and looks good at the same time. This is what we do best as our next review takes a glimpse at one of the best all-around Hyperlite wakeboards we’ve seen yet.
The Hyperlite 2016 Destroyer Wakeboard is very affordable, and its technological advancements makes it very appealing to riders of all skill levels. This board is based on the Murray and Marek Pro models which is another Wiredsport exclusive and gives riders the ability to customize their ride with a great deal of precision based control.
Intermediates and advanced riders typically look for a board that is highly customizable can do just that with the Hyperlite 2016 Destroyer Wakeboard. The Destroyer gives the rider all control which will most noticeably be seen in turning, speed, and pop off the wake. Riders of any style can ultimately get a different experience every time by removing simply removing the fins.
Coupled with the 3 Stage Hybrid Rocker which helps to create a very stable platform which also offers a flatter center which makes a big difference when coming off the wake. Providing a catch free ride while moving through the flats, riders will see much less resistance than most other wakeboards.
Murray and Marek Pro Sensation
The 2016 Destroyer was created with a combination of Murry and Marek pro models as this sensation stems from a joint venture between two of the biggest names in water sports. Wiredsport provided the concept while Hyperlite provided the footwork which helped to create a well-balanced wakeboard which shed 33% of its depth from the previous model.
Lightweight and extremely thin, this significantly adds to the rider experience with must less resistance and drag. This makes moving through the water a breeze which more speed and control which is what those looking for big air and stunts will need the most.
Specifications and Features
- Available in 135, 139, and 143cm length
- 3 Stage Hybrid Rocker
- Durable layered glass construction
- Enduro Base
- Bio3 Core for Maximum Weight Reduction
- 4 Removable Fins
- Variable Edge Design
- One Year Warranty
- Recommended for riders of all skill levels
- Customizable ride
- Great warranty
- Bargain price
- Three sizes to choose from
- Slower than other Hyperlite wakeboards
- Good pop off the wake, but not great
The Hyperlite 2016 Destroyer Wakeboard is a good board, but far from a great board. Some beginners have stated that the learning curve is somewhat difficult while others find it very easy. The stable platform offers greater control over most and intermediates love the idea of the great customization options thanks to the four removable fins.
Considering the price which comes in under $180 which gives you three size options to choose from for the same price it’s definitely a great deal for the money. Those looking for a quality board that can handle the wake, strong, and highly durable should pick up Hyperlite’s 2016 Destroyer wakeboard before its gone as it always sells quite well.