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A wakeboard rope with little or no stretch is recommended. The materials used in the construction of the wakeboarding rope will contribute to whether or not it stretches, as well as the degree of stretch. Ropes with minimal stretch are usually made of polyethylene. This material will result in stretch of about 1%. Those who prefer no stretch will like a wakeboard rope constructed of spectra. These ropes will stretch by less than 0.5%.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|