Knowledge Center

Towing Safety

Do not tow more than two persons at one time on a tow tower. The tow tower should be used only for water skis, wakeboards, or recreational towables and not for parasailing, kite flying or towing other boats. Do not ...

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Operation Checklist

Before Each Operation: 1. Check the weather report, wind and water conditions.2. Check for recommended on-board tools and parts.3. Check that all drain plugs are installed properly, including bilge and rear drain.4. Check the propeller and shaft for damage.5. Check the ...

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Unleaded And Leaded Fuels

Unleaded gasoline should meet the specifications ASTM D4814 in the United States and CGSB 3.5-92 in Canada.If you operate your engine in a country other than the United States or Canada, unleaded fuels may be difficult to locate. Using leaded ...

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Loading Your Boat

Never overload your boat. The maximum weight capacity as listed on the certification plate includes all items added to the boat (persons and gear). Also, proper distribution of weight is critical to boat performance. Allocate the load as evenly as ...

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High Speed Boat Operation

Your MasterCraft boat was designed to be a high performance ski boat. You may have seen professional drivers with advanced operating skills perform high speed maneuvers and on a dime turns. DO NOT attempt to duplicate or simulate these feats. ...

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Lifting Eyes And Slings

An overhead hoist with two-ton capacity (minimum) should be used to lift your boat. Cables should be rated for at least 3,500 pounds each. When lifting, keep the bow slightly higher than the stern to prevent any possibility of water ...

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Getting a Tune-Up

A complete engine tune-up, including replacement of the PVC valve, spark plugs, distributor cap, rotor and ignition wires (if needed) should be performed annually. Also, some engines require adjustments for spark, dwell and idle. All of these functions require special ...

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Tower Safety

Do not tow more than two persons at one time on a tow tower. The tow tower should be used only for water skis, wakeboards, or recreational towables and not for parasailing, kite flying or towing other boats. Do not add ...

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Safety Lanyard

The emergency engine safety switch, called the lanyard, is an ignition cut-off switch designed to stop the engine in the event of an operator being thrown from position or moving too far from the helm.The lanyard is equipped with a ...

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MasterCraft Team Talk

Recent Forum Activity

  • 1998 prostar 205 redo

    I don't know how I ever missed this thread. Wingnut, you are a rockstar! To see what that boat was to how it looks now is amazing. Great effort to keep another MC alive!...

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  • Painted Window Glass

    Looks great. Going the clean look or haven't gotten in touch with mikeg205 for your MC graphics yet?...

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  • Scotts winter upgrade thread.

    Those steps are awesome. May have to change mine out for one. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk...

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News & Announcements

Updates and News From MC

  • The Wilson Brothers Signed to MasterCraft Pro Waterski Team

    MasterCraft Boat Company is pleased to announce the addition of Brooks and K.C. Wilson to the MasterCraft Pro Waterski Team. The brothers, branded as The Wilson Bros., bring both young life and high energy to the ski team, making the brot...

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  • Australian Waterski Championships

    The Victorian Water Ski Federation Tournament Division in conjunction with the Darwin Water Ski Club and the Northern Territory Tournament Division are pleased to invite you to the 2014 Australian Waterski Championships. Held on Apr...

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