The Miami International Boat Show and EZ Drive Announce The Wakeboard Experience Center at MIBS


Miami, Fla. –The Miami International Boat Show and ez Drive Thruster (A division of the Yacht Group) are pleased to announce a new addition to the Miami International Boat Show, The Wakeboard Experience Center.

This wakeboard themed modern lounge provides a convenient meeting point for wakeboard & sport yacht enthusiasts to relax and share their knowledge and excitement of this rapidly growing sport which is sweeping the waterways and lakes of North America and Europe.

This comfort & information center will feature a captivating display of audio and visual presentations showcasing the sport, manufacturers, products and events in the world of wakesurfing and wakeboarding.

Wakeboard Boat thrusters A thruster has proven itself to be the perfect companion to the more than 50,000 wakeboard boats being sold each year and is able to be retrofitted to the many hundreds of thousand wake surfing boats enjoyed by enthusiasts. Thus, thrusters are becoming embraced by the industry as an easy and safe aid to help control a single engine inboard wakeboard boat. In general, they provide the ability to turn and pick up a swimmer in less than 10 seconds for safer operation and deliver fuel economy of 30%. Gerald Berton, of ez Drive, a Yacht Group division, stated that thrusters have now become popular since they provide owners and operators greater confidence of control in handling their boats and thereby improve their safety and boating experience.

Miami International Boat Show “We are excited to have the new Wakeboard Experience Center at the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, Presented by West Marine” said Larry Berryman, Show Director. “The social experience enjoyed by wakesurfers and wakeboarders on the water is now brought to life at the show with the Wakeboard Experience Lounge providing a forum for information and discussion for our attendees.”

For more information Press contact:

EZ Drive Thruster Anthony Valiente, Chief Operating Officer, Ez Drive, The Yacht Group Phone: Direct +1-305-761-8161, email:,