If you haven’t heard of the name Liquid Force yet, then you’ve been listening in all the wrong places. On the water, there are very few names which have become synonymous with amazing water sport products like LF, and even less who are as respected. Continually looking to enhance their newest additions to their lineup of Liquid Force Wakeboards which always bring out the best is relentless technology.
Liquid Force Wakeboards bring out the very best in ideas from many of the sports best innovators. Designed by professionals, they constantly look at everything it is that riders of all skill levels depend on, and need the most. Introducing some LF exclusives such as 4D graphics and FlexTrack technology have helped them standout when comparing them with all of the biggest names in wakeboarding.
The following review takes an in-depth look at the Top 10 Liquid Force Wakeboards and detailing all the reasons why.
|Image||Name||Skill Level||Price||Rating||Check Best Price|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 DOSE SHANE WAKEBOARD||Advanced||$$$||10.0|
|LIQUID FORCE WATSON HYBRID MEN’S WAKEBOARD||Intermediate and Advanced||$$$||9.9|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 FLX WAKEBOARD||Advanced||$$$||9.8|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 BUTTER STICK WAKEBOARD||Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 ARRIS WOMEN’S WAKEBOARD||Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE 2016 LF'N PEAK WAKEBOARD||Intermediate and Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE RAPH MEN’S WAKEBOARD||Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 RDX WAKEBOARD||Intermediate and Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE RDX MEN'S WAKEBOARD||Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced||$$$||9.7|
|LIQUID FORCE 2017 DREAM KID'S WAKEBOARD||Beginners and Intermediates||$$$||9.6|
The 2017 Dream wakeboard by Liquid Force is just that, it’s every kid’s dream. This board brings out the very best for newbies and beginners looking to make the best out of water sports as this very stable and easy to use board is an upgraded version of the 2016 model. Scoring a modest 9.6 out of 10, there are numerous similarities, but even more differences over the former model.
This wakeboard was specifically created to make beginners better as the handling and control is something that is hard to find with most other boards. Liquid Force did a great job introducing a very durable and smooth riding wakeboard that is perfect to control, and even better to learn some amazing tricks with. Complete with a hybrid rocker, slight V-hull center, low volume rails, and beveled edges, this beginners board is highly recommended for youth wakeboarders.
The Liquid Force RDX was created for male riders and offers numerous customization options that make it perfect for riders of all skill levels. The RDX has great weight bearing capacity and tailors the ride depending on the size of the rider itself. Offering great control and even better performance, this wakeboard is perfect for those looking to be on the water for long periods of time.
Boasting impressive graphics with its shiny black colors, but can also be found in green, maroon, and blue. The versatility goes well beyond the color options as this board is the perfect complement for all water sports in mind. Some of the best features include a V-tip channel, low volume rails, and a pro glass combo layup.
Coming in at #8 on our list of the Top Liquid Force Wakeboards of 2017 is an upgrade over the one above. The 2017 RDX improves upon the performance package and features some amazing visuals as well. The unique and modern color scheme is unlike any other board out there and features many of Liquid Force’s performance options as well.
Some of what you’ll find inside include an aggressive 3-stage rocker, PU core, lightweight design, and PRO Glass construction which gives it a boost in durability. Smooth riding, improved flexural rebound, and great pop off the wake are some of what you’ll expect, and is highly recommended for intermediates and advanced riders alike.
For some of the most aggressive male wakeboarders out there, meet the Liquid Force Raph wakeboard. This highly specific board was tailor crafted to meet the needs of the most advanced riders and gives them the security of having a board that can tolerate the most rugged conditions. This board provides torsional rigidity with increased longitudinal flex which gives riders a competitive edge for those big air wakes.
The graphics of the Liquid Force Raph are some of the most impressive on this list, and if it’s more than looks you’re after than this board has it all. Riders looking to dominate the cable park can take full advantage of the of Liquid Force’s exclusive Liquid Rail along with the concave hull with edge channels. Constructed with a precision CNC Wood/PU Core which means less weight and you’ll be able to control the wake completely with its progressive 3-stage rocker.
If it’s an impressive experience you’re after, then the 2016 LF’N Peak will give you just that. This 2016 upgrade improves on the ridged ride of the former model thanks in part of the full wood core. The amazing construction comes in lighter and much more flexible over the 2015 model which is the perfect adaption for all riders. Available in three distinct sizes which include 137, 141, and 145cm, both youth and adult rides can ride the 2016 LF’N.
Recommended for male riders, but women riders can enjoy the benefits of this board as well. Offering a 3-stage rocker, wood construction, and appealing visuals will give you a great deal of pop off the wake, and have you looking good while doing it.
The 2017 Arris is the best women’s Liquid Force wakeboard of the year. This high performance board is lightweight, but very durable thanks to Liquid Force’s patented technology. The PU Wood Core construction weighs significantly less and is much more durable than your average wakeboard which means this board is everything but the status quo. The exclusive Grind Base offers an extra layer of strength while not taking away from flexibility which is something cable park riders look for the most.
Complete with a 3-stage rocker, finless construction, wide center concave, along with liquid rails, this board has everything all riders could ask for. Available in 133 and 138cm length, youth females and adults alike can enjoy the 2017 Arris which gives you a very stable ride, amazing speed, and a great deal of pop.
If the visuals of the 2017 Butter Stick don’t impress you, then nothing will. This board is an amazing specimen a unique shape that means more speed which makes wakeboarding more of a lost art. The effortless riding can be seen in turning and gaining speed while moving into the wake while giving you soft landings each and every time.
Some of the highlight specs include a Triax Glass Layup, 3-stage rocker, Grind Base, Liquid Force’s exclusive Flex Track technology, single concave design, and liquid rail sidewalls. This board deserves the 9.7 out of 10, but you’ll have to pay for it as it will set you back just over $450. The great thing about this board is it’s highly recommended for all skill levels, so those beginners looking to transition won’t have to ditch the 2017 Butter Stick for a different board at all.
For intermediates and advanced riders, the Liquid Force 2017 FLX wakeboard comes highly recommended. This board is a performance upgrade over the 2016 model and brings with it some very unique graphics. For those looking for something truly different while giving you performance features specifically designed for experienced riders, the 2017 FLX is definitely it.
Some of the biggest professionals have fallen in love with this board as the appearance is the only thing that keeps it from scoring a perfect 10. You’ll either love the visuals or hate it, but there’s no confusion that performance is what this board is all about. The full wooden core construction offers the perfect balance of rigidity and stiffness which fully complement its cable park design.
If you’re looking for a board to give you the best chance of scoring some big air tricks, then meet the Liquid Force Watson Hybrid wakeboard. This board has it all if you have plenty of experience as its recommended intermediates and advance riders, and not for beginners. From the first time on the board, you’ll see a much smoother ride, amazing pop and boost, along with plenty of air coming off the wake.
The Watson Hybrid was specifically designed with the needs of male riders in mind which features Liquid Force’s Special Triax Glass construction. The hybrid technology gives you a smooth, but aggressive ride while the Spiral V triple concave will set the stage for an effortless wakeboarding experience. Durability won’t be an issue either thanks to the Grind Base which is becoming the hallmark of all Liquid Force wakeboards.
Scoring a perfect 10 out of 10 is the Liquid Force 2017 Dose Shane Wakeboard. This is the perfect specimen which was specifically designed for professional riders. This board is not fit for your average enthusiast as it takes a special breed or wakeboarder to handle what this board makes so easy. Riding in any condition will feel the same and the stability and smooth riding experience is something that will set up one hell of a ride.
Outfitted with quad fins which were specifically introduced by Dose Shane himself which has proven to handle some of the most aggressive wakeboarding. Some of the best features include Liquid Force’s Flex Track, full wooden core, Pro Glass Layup, slider quad fin setup, liquid beveled concave rail, along with a blunted square tail.
For some, the over $500 price tag may seem like a lot, but if you’re looking one hell of a wakeboarder than it won’t.