The fastest-growing water sport these days is wakesurfing, a natural evolution of wakeboarding. The critical difference is, of course, that in wake surfing the person on the board riding the wake is not being towed and is relatively close to the stern of the boat, sliding down the wake toward the boat’s transom.
First, we tested iDock on a large, triple-tube, luxury pontoon boat. Let’s review the components and how they’re installed. The joystick is the hub of the system and it has a contoured handle that’s spring-loaded and always returns to the neutral position when released.
Mercury Marine’s Active Trim relieves boat owners of the chore of — and the mistakes involved with — trimming the engines while underway. It is fully automatic, and it starts as soon as the gears are engaged and trims the engines at any speed.