ezDrive Thruster, designed specifically for active wake surfing, wakeboarding and watersports and other small boat enthusiasts, is again sponsoring the World Wake Association’s (WWA) women’s division at Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships. 2023 marks the third year of ezDrive Thruster’s sponsorship and supporting WWA’s mission of promoting and growing competitive wake sports around the world.
WWA’s women’s initiatives focus on increasing attention and participation of female contestants to compete in the sport. ezDrive is also the official sponsor of the WWA’s 2023 Malibu Rider Experience/WWA Regional Championships as well.
ezDrive Thruster is a compact, powerful, energy efficient thruster that puts small boat enthusiasts in total control of their wake surf, wakeboard and watersports boats. It allows users to U-turn in under 10 seconds to pick up downed riders for increased swimmer safety, easier maneuvering, docking/trailering and provides fuel savings of 30%.
The 2023 Malibu Rider Experience/WWA Regional Championships dates are:
- Central: April 15-16 – Marble Falls, Texas
- South: April 22-23 – Guntersville, Alabama
- West: June 2-3 – Hurricane, Utah
- North: July 9-10 – Laconia, New Hampshire
The women’s division at Nautique USA National Wakesurf Championships will take place July 27-30 in Pine Mountain, Georgia.
As part of its Worldwide dealer network expansion, ezDrive Thruster is also sponsoring WWA events in Europe as part of the Boats Rider Experience Jr. Pro Women Series:
- 2023 Nautique European Wakesurf Championships Spain: June 16-18 – Sesena, Spain
- 2023 WWA Wake Park World Championships: July 13-16 – Windsor, England
- 2023 Nautique European Wakesurf Championships London: July 15-16 – Windsor, England
- 2023 WWA Wakeboard World Championships – Sept. 8-11: Ferreira do Zezere, Portugal
“ezDrive Thrusters is committed to supporting women in the sport of wake sports,” said Anthony Valiente, COO & Managing Partner of The Yacht Group. “The Jr. Pro Women’s Division is a foundation for younger generations to follow. In addition, our support of international events is a testament to ezDrive and the sport’s continued growth outside the U.S.”
“At ezDrive Thrusters, we continue to enhance the boating experience for wake surf, wakeboard and other related watersports, through our evolving technology,” he continued. “We believe supporting the WWA’s efforts, and further exposure of ezDrive thrusters in the European market will advance both of our organizations.”
For extreme performance and safety, ezDrive Thrusters are ignition protected, and use advanced technology such as waterproof cabling and connections, military grade components such as the IP 69K illuminated joystick, vibration absorption, noise reduction materials, special mounting hardware and water flow nozzles with protective grates.
About The Yacht Group: The Yacht Group is a trusted name in the marine industry for over 20 years with products that bring greater ease and safety and improve the boating experience. Precise control with its Yacht Controller System has been utilized by more than 26,000 boat owners over the last 20 years since its debut at the Miami International Boat Show in 2003. The company is supported by international research and development, engineering and manufacturing teams and a worldwide network of sales and service dealers. The Yacht Group’s main office is located at 4545 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, FL 33146. Its showroom office is located at 1300 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. For more information, visit www.theyachtgroup.com or call 1-888-898-8608 or 305-667-5811.
About the WWA: The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA rider experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com