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Equipping your sport boat with wakeboard tower speakers vs. standard marine boat speakers for better wakeboarding music enjoyment

If you’re an avid wakeboarder, you’ve likely already chosen a great board and invested in a tower. What more do you need?

Well, if you have been relying on your boat speakers, it’s time to consider wakeboard tower speakers. Boat speakers just don’t cut it when it comes to listening to your favorite tunes while trailing behind the boat. They can barely exceed the engine noise even in top volume and don’t stand a chance of being heard at a distance from the boat. They were designed for the enjoyment of onboard occupants.

Tower speakers, on the other hand, are designed to give you smooth and balanced sound while gliding along on the water, sometimes far behind the boat. No matter which configuration of tower speakers you choose, they are sure to leave boat speakers in the dust.

Here are some top choices to increase your wakeboarding listening pleasure.



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Pictured: Bullet Speakers by Big Air

Big Air Bullet Speakers

This set comes with two separate speakers, available in a choice of high polish or black powder coat housings. The speakers come prewired and ready for simple installation. These handsome speakers are made from aircraft aluminum and fit towers with a diameter of 2.0 to 2.5 inches.

Features:

  • Kicker 6130 speakers
  • 6 “ woofer and 1/2 “ tweeter in each speaker
  • 65 RMS power handling

The set also offers an LED upgrade that includes Kicker KM614L speakers, 20 color variations, 19 mode adjustments and a Kicker remote.

Kicker KMT67 Long-Range System

This system has four speakers in two housings and is made from black molded ABS. It includes all the mounting hardware, mounting brackets and removable grilles. The system is designed to fit all standard tower diameters. If you are looking for speakers with sound that really carries, this might be just the set for you. You will be able to hear all of the tunes from your favorite playlist at up to 50 feet away from your boat.

Features:

  • Four speakers in two housings
  • 6 ½” woofer and ¾” tweeter
  • 150 RMS power handling

Big Air Speaker and Light Bar Combo

This package has sound and light combined together in one sleek unit. It has four high-intensity LED lights with two speakers at each end. The unit is made from aircraft-grade aluminum and has a high polish finish. It is completely wired and ready to install. The end speakers can even be switched to vary the look.

Features:

  • Four high-intensity lights
  • Four speakers (two at each end)
  • 6” woofer and a ½” tweeter
  • 65 RMS power handling

An LED speaker upgrade is available on this unit. It includes a Kicker KM614L speaker, 20 color variations, 19 mode adjustments, and a Kicker remote.

All wakeboard speakers are designed to boost the audio performance in your boat, and send your tunes back to the wakeboarder. This is something that a boat’s speakers simply cannot do. The choice of how many speakers or the size of the speakers is largely a matter of personal taste, the size of the boat, and how far back you want the sound to travel.

In summary, adding a set of wakeboard speakers to your boat’s wakeboard tower will allow you to enjoy the full wakeboard experience. No matter which configuration you choose, each of the featured selections is sure to increase your enjoyment on the water and bring the party to you while you are practicing your moves.

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Patrick Gerald

Patrick Gerald is a freelance writer with a passion for boating and anything with an internal combustion engine. He resides in Northern California and enjoys sharing his knowledge with other boating enthusiasts.

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