Getting towed behind a high-speed boat and trying to stand on a small board is difficult enough, but it is more difficult if you lack the proper equipment. When it comes time to buy a wakeboard, you need to consider the board's size, whether it is single or twin tip, and if it is built for a beginner or advanced rider. The Hyperlite wakeboard is stylish and lightweight yet durable, and it lets you fly along the surface of the water. If you want the right equipment but do not want to spend a lot of money, consider used wakeboards. The boards are generally in good shape and often come with the original bindings, making it easier for you and your friends. Foam boards are often less expensive than the more flexible wood boards. eBay's many reliable sellers have new and used wakeboards, and the wide range of options ensures you find what you need.