Thursday, January 26, 2012

Gordon Bay Marine Sponsors New Talent

Straight out of Barrie, Ontario Canada comes 17-year-old ripper Christian Primrose, who just sealed the deal with his local Malibu dealer, Gordon Bay Marine. Their award-winning staff just helped Christian and his family get into a 2012 Wakesetter VLX and Christian is excited to continue shredding this spring, after another season of snowboarding.

Christian Primrose
Age: 18
Sponsors: Rip Curl, Ronix, Dragon, Rockstar Energy Drink, Muskoka Store, Gordon Bay Marine, Malibu

2011 Results:
WWA Worlds -- 2nd Jr. Mens
Canadian Nationals -- 2nd Open Mens
Canadian Nationals -- 2nd Jr. Mens
Canadian Nationals -- 4th Pro Rail
Sarnias Cable Boarderpass -- 1st
Ranch Cable Wakepark -- 1st

2010 Ontario Red Bull Wake Awards "Rookie of the Year"
2011 Waterski/Wakeboard Canada "Junior Wakeboarder of the Year"

Notable Moves:
Worlds first "Indoor" Switch Double Roll 180 (off kicker) -- Toronto Boat Show, 2012
Switch Toeside 900
Switch crow mobe 540

2012 Plans
Step up to Jr. Pro Division starting with Wake Games in April
Wakestock Pro
Roots Wakeboard Series
Canadian Nationals
Canadian Cable Nationals
WWA Worlds

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

"THE TANK" Unveiled in Minneapolis with Jared Allen

Check out the action from the Minnesota Inboard Watersports booth at the Minneapolis Boat Show as this custom Malibu Wakesetter 22 MXZ was unveiled with Vikings star Jared Allen at the helm! The custom Tank Boat was wrapped by Ultimate Boat Wraps and the audio was decked out by Polk Audio and Monster cable. Proceeds will benefit Allen's foundation, Homes For Wounded Warriors.

If you are interested in this one-of-a-kind machine, call Minnesota Inboard at 952-474-1742.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Vikings Football Star Collaborates With Minnesota Inboard Water Sports

Minnesota Inboard is proud to join forces with Jared Allen, All Pro Defensive End for the Minnesota Vikings for a special, one-day event at the Minneapolis Boat Show. Allen will be in Minnesota Inboard booth (#1902) on Thursday, January 19 from 4-8 p.m., promoting his non-profit organization, Homes for Wounded Warriors. 

Founded in 2009, this organization builds handicap accessible homes nationwide for our wounded vets. To commemorate this event, Minnesota Inboard has designed a custom wrapped boat, which will be displayed and available for sale at the show. This boat is Malibu’s all new Wakesetter MXZ, which offers the largest open bow in the industry, and a new unique look that is sure to turn heads!

Minnesota Inboard, Malibu Boats, Ultimate Boat Wraps, Polk Audio and Monster Cables have all partnered in creating the Jared Allen Homes for Wounded Warriors custom Tank Boat. Each individual company has donated equipment to allow a portion of the proceeds in the sale of this boat to go to the foundation. We will have a special unveiling of the boat at 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 in booth 1902. In addition, there will be limited edition Jared Allen H4WW Tank Boat T-shirts being sold at the show, with all proceeds from the shirts will go directly to the foundation. Come down and check us out, and help benefit a great cause at the same time!

In addition to our featured Tank Boat, we will have 10 other great Malibu and Axis boats displayed in our booth. Minnesota Inboard has been selling Malibu boats in Excelsior, MN for 20 years. We are the largest inboard boat dealership in the Midwest, and have been the #1 selling wakeboard and water ski boat dealer in Minnesota for 15 years straight! We look for forward to seeing you at the show!

Minnesota Inboard Water Sports Booth #1902

Boat Show Dates and Times: January 19th (12-9pm), January 20th (12-9pm), January 21st (10-9pm) and January 22nd (10-5pm)

Jared Allen Special Event: Thursday, Jan 19th 4-8pm

For Sales Information, Contact Matt at

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January Boat Shows

Come check out the brand-new 2012 Malibu and Axis boats at a boat show near you in January. And check below for our special promotions.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Travis Scott Scores Cover Of THE WATER SKIER

Congrats to Tyler Scott for earning himself an awesome cover shot on the current issue of The Water Skier Magazine. This up-and-coming phenom has set multiple national records throughout the Boys I, II and III divisions and now holds the title of National Collegiate Slalom Champion. 

Tyler is psyched on the performance of the all-new Response TXi, and Malibu's Research and Development team have leaned on him for input. Off the water, Tyler is a focused student and takes his education seriously. Malibu is proud to support this rising star and we wish Tyler the best of luck this season.

About The Water Skier:
The Water Skier magazine is the official publication of USA Water Ski, the national governing body of competitive water skiing in the United States. For more, go to:

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Friday, January 6, 2012

Polar Plunge Charity Supported By Idaho Water Sports

Hundreds of Treasure Valley, Idaho locals plunged into the water at Lucky Peak to start off the New Year. Groups were working together to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, all supporting the chilly swim with tons of team spirit, including wakeboarding and water skiing behind Axis and Malibu boats provided by Idaho Water Sports ( Over $30,000 was raised for the foundation, and you can be sure to see the same group out there next year.


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