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For a beginner's board, I can't find anything wrong with it. We've had it for three seasons now. The first two seasons we tried, unsuccessfully, to teach our then, 5 y/o daugther how to board using Rave's Aqua Buddy (mistake) and this board - so the board has seen three seasons, albeit there wasn't much ride time, just lots of ups and down with the typical loading and unloading of the board for each trip.
This year was the year for our daughter. Now age 7, 4ft 3inches tall and 60lbs, we finally decided to get rid of the Aqua Buddy and teach her the 'right way'. After watching some much needed coaching videos, practicing at home on the rear deck, she nailed it the first try and has never looked back.
The board has been solid from the beginning. The bindings are fine for what they are and appear to be like new at after some solid ride time. She's ridden it 6-12 times per trip and we've been out at least 8 times since she finally got up.
To be fair, this board and our other adult board are entry level boards, so we really don't have high end boards to compare them to, but both are holding up just fine.
The video I included was a short film I put together of her 5th and 6th days riding. It show's off her riding the board, plus a few close ups.
Used it the first time last weekend. Both 10 yo kids got up twice but the motor had a problem so no actual wake boarding. Their feet squeezed into the boots, and cinched up nice, getting out of the bindings was a breeze.Hope to update once they actually wakeboard.
First board arrived severely damaged from shipping. Replaced easily. Received second board quickly. After a month, the top is already chipping away along the sides. I don't expect the board to last long. Disappointed.