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Obrien 1-Section Deep-V Combo

A fantastic rope for teaching or assisting anyone struggling to do a deep-water slalom start. The bridle section is vinyl coated to protect the rope from ski abrasion. Just rest your ski inside the DEEP-V, and let the V hold the ski straight. Makes deep water starts vastly easier. Once you’re up, the rope simply pulls out from underneath the ski and performs just like a regular ski rope. Crossbar in bridle section keeps ski tip in perfect starting position and protects against crunched knuckles. A 70 foot mainline with a 5 foot detachable DEEP-V bridle section and a 12-inch wide aluminum-core handle. 16 strand, 40 filament polypropylene rope construction

Obrien Pontoon Bridal 12′ | 16′

This high-impact plastic float/pulley system that allows for easy attachment of ski rope. Snap hooks attach quickly to existing boat hardware. 1800lbs max. pulling weight. Available in 12′ or 16′

Obrien Conquer Slalom 64.5″ | 66″ | 67.5″

The Conquer gets most of its design from its big brother the G5, but with a “parallel forward profile” which allows the skier to rail through the offside turn without worrying about tip bite, The Conquer is a great ski for 34 o 36 MPH skiers and after one day on the Conquer, you will wonder why all skis aren’t this enjoyable to ride.

Obrien Synchro Slalom 63″ | 66″ | 69″

The Synchro’s widebody is designed to let you ski the course or take on aper water in equal style. If you want to slow down and work on technique this is the tool to use. the synchro is designed to ski 30 to 34 MPH. Easier to get up on, turns on a dime, and maybe you can back off the speed a couple of MPH.

Obrien 1-Section Deep-V Combo

Obrien 1-Section Deep-V Combo

A fantastic rope for teaching or assisting anyone struggling to do a deep-water slalom start. The bridle section is vinyl coated to protect the rope from ski abrasion. Just rest your ski inside the DEEP-V, and let the V hold the ski straight. Makes deep water starts vastly easier. Once you’re up, the rope simply pulls out from underneath the ski and performs just like a regular ski rope. Crossbar in bridle section keeps ski tip in perfect starting position and protects against crunched knuckles. A 70 foot mainline with a 5 foot detachable DEEP-V bridle section and a 12-inch wide aluminum-core handle. 16 strand, 40 filament polypropylene rope construction

Obrien 10-Section Mainline

Obrien 10-Section Mainline

10-section 75′ Pro Waterski mainline with 4-rope construction for an extremely durable braid. Made from USA Waterski approved 1/4 Polypro rope. 10 sections allow for USA Waterski sanctioned line 75′ to 45′ off.

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Obrien 5 Section Ski Combo

Obrien 5 Section Ski Combo

Take your skiing pretty seriously? Then you’ll want to check out this rope. Begins at a total rope length of 75′, but with 5 sections for skiing at 15′, 22′, 28′, or 32′ off (or line lengths of 75′, 60′, 53′, 47′, or 43′). A 12″ wide aluminum-core EVA handle on a 5′ detachable bridle section. The rope is made of top-quality 16-strand, 40 filament polypropylene rope. One of the most versatile ropes in our line.

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Obrien 8′ Boat Harness

Obrien 8′ Boat Harness

If your boat does not have a center tow pylon or a center towing hook (most older I/O’s, outboards, and pontoon boats), then you probably need a ski tow harness to equalize the pull of a skier/tuber/wakeboarder, etc. This is our least expensive option, and does its job quite nicely. 8′ width, with two high-strength coated steel snap-hooks. A vinyl float to keep the rope out of the propeller. 12 Strand x 84 Filament Polypro Rope

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Obrien All-Star Trainer 46″ with bar

Obrien All-Star Trainer 46″ with bar

They looks like the skis the big kid’s ride, and they deliver some of the same performance benefits, but the O’Brien All Star Trainer Water Ski Package is designed first and foremost to make sure young first-timers have a great experience on the water. The stabilizer bars help keep skis in position during starts and can be removed for more dynamic performance when they’re ready for “real” skiing. The Included bindings offer support and keep their feet where they need to be, and it even comes with its own trainer rope so that’s one less thing you have to worry about.

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