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Do you do installations?
Yes we do! Installations are done right here in our shop!

How hard is the tower to install?
The towers generally will take two people around 4 to 6 hours to install. Most of that time will be drilling the various installation holes. Please contact our sales office at [email protected] and we will gladly email a copy of the instructions to you.

My boat’s hull is less than 3/8” thick, can I still install your tower?
Yes, for hulls under 3/8" thick, you will need to reinforce.  Recommended reinforcement materials are aluminum sheeting (scrap yards are good places to find this), marine grade plywood, or a fiber glass kit.  Reinforce the hull until the hull thickness is 3/8" or greater.  The optimum area to reinforce is roughly 4" by 8" but we understand that you will probably be working with a limited space, so just do the best you can with what you've got.  If you use aluminum, or marine plywood, we do recommend that you put a little epoxy or some other sealant between the hull and the reinforcement material and then use the gasket and backer plate that we provide. Wake Essentials also offers a reinforcement kit.

Will the tower crack my gel coat?
The most common cause of a tower damaging the gel coat is abuse. The more accessories you put on the tower (racks & boards, speakers, lights, etc) the more stress there will be on the boat. Wake Essentials is not liable for any incidental or consequential damage caused by installation or use of the tower