Wakeboard Critic

Best Selling Beginner Wakeboards 2022

Great wakeboards for beginners to get you out on the water and enjoying the thrill of wakeboarding

Getting the right beginner wakeboard makes all the difference

When you’re starting to learn to wakeboard, at any age, having a beginner wakeboard with features that will make it easier to get up out of the water, will boost your confidence in no time.  And once your up and wakeboarding, you want a board that will be forgiving and give you a smooth, stable and predictable ride.  Our guide to choosing the best wakeboard for beginners will help you understand the different features to look for.  

Many manufacturers make wakeboards that are specifically designed for beginners.  They have deep,  molded in fins and removable center fins, which are great for stability and control.  You also want to choose a good sized board, one with a large surface area will be more stable and easier to ride.  

 

A continuous or hybrid rocker are often recommended for beginners as they tend to be easier to control, give height off the wake without requiring too much skill from the wakeboarder, and are great for carving out on the flats. 

best beginner wakeboards

Comparison of Wakeboards for Beginners 2022

WakeboardSizeSkill LevelRockerFeaturesReview
Ronix Vision Kid's Wakeboard Package
Ronix Vision Wakeboard Package
120cmKids
Beginner
Intermediate
3-StageGlows in the dark
Molded-in fins
Removable center fin
wakeboard review
O'Brien System Jr Wakeboard Package
O'Brien System Blank Wakeboard Review
119cm
124cm
Kids
Beginners
ContinuousGrab rail
4 molded-in fins, 2 removable Attack center fins
Traditional Flex
wakeboard review
Liquid Force Fury Kid's Wakeboard
Liquid Force 2022 Fury Kid's Wakeboard
115cm
120cm
125cm
Kids
Beginner
115cm & 120cm - Continuous
125cm - Hybrid
Edge, tail and base features vary on different sized boards
Designed to progress as children grow
Fins crisper on larger boards
wakeboard review
O'Brien System Wakeboard Package
O'Brien System Wakeboard Package
119cm
124cm
135cm
140cm
Kids
Men
Beginners
ContinuousFeather core
Grab rail
2 removable Attack 1.4" center fins
Traditional flex
wakeboard review
Hyperlite Divine Jr Wakeboard Package
hyperlite divine jr wakeboard package
119cmKids
Beginner
Intermediate
ContinuousMolded in fins
Molded landing feature
Full bevelled edge
wakeboard review
Connelly Blaze Wakeboard
Connelly Blaze Wakeboard Review
141cmWomen
Men
Beginner
3-StageFull spine
Four long base molded fins
Two bolt-on 1.9" center Skater fins
Connelly Blaze wakeboard review
Hyperlite Eden 2.0 Wakeboard Package
hyperlite eden wakeboard review
125cm
130cm
135cm
Women
Beginner
HybridAssymetrical design
Molded fins
To-side footbed risers
wakeboard review
Ronix Krush Wakeboard Package
Ronix Krush Wakeboard Package with Luxe Boots
130cm
135cm
140cm
Beginner
Intermediate
HybridThinner, Sharper Toeside Rail
Fuller, Vertical Heelside Rail
Four 1.7" Hook Fins
Secret Flex
wakeboard review
O'Brien Valhalla Wakeboard Package
133cm
138cm
143cm
Men
Beginner
Intermediate
HybridTapered Thickness Profile
Four Molded Fins
Two Removable Flank 1.35 Center Fins
Variable Beveled Edge
wakeboard review
Liquid Force Butterstick Wakeboard
Liquid Force Butterstick Wakeboard Review
140cm
145cm
150cm
Men
Beginners
HybridSuper Flexi Rounded Squaretail Shape
2D FlexZone Tip Design
Variable Radius Single Concave Finless Design
wakeboard review
Hyperlite State 2.0 Jr Wakeboard Package
hyperlite state jr wakeboard package
125cmKids
Beginner
Intermediate
HybridAssymetrical design
Molded in fins
Toe side footbed risers
wakeboard review
Hyperlite Motive Wakeboard Package
hyperlite motive wakeboard package
134cm
140cm
Men
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
HybridMolded in fins
Fully beveled edge
V bottom tunnel
wakeboard review
Ronix Vault Wakeboard
RONIX Vault Wakeboard Review
128cm
134cm
139cm
144cm
Kids
Men
Beginner
Advanced
3-stageHeelside/Toeside construction
Traditional flex, neutral energy
Four molded-in fins, two 1.7” hook fins
wakeboard review

Our top 2022 wakeboards for beginners have been carefully chosen to help you have a successful wakeboarding experience.  If you are looking for more information about wakeboarding for beginners, we have helpful advice about safety, the gear you need, and don’t need, towing and more. 

 

In the following summaries, we provide a brief review of each wakeboard.  For more detailed information, click the Read More link to help you decide which wakeboard is going to be best suited to you.