Wake Prevention – a simple 3-step solution
Operating at slow speeds can generate a large, damaging wake if running bow-high. Here are three easy steps to follow for eliminating a boat’s wake:
- When slowing down for no-wake zones, throttle back to idle for approximately 10 seconds
- Wait for the bow to drop and the boat to level out before proceeding at the regulated speed
- Monitor the wake until clear of the no-wake zone
“Slow Down, Bow Down” social media campaign was launched to educate boaters on how to eliminate damaging wakes in no-wake zones by Craig Hamilton of BoaterSkills.ca.
Several other organizations have produced pamphlets on reducing your wake: