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The 6 Best Wakeboard Ropes & Handles of 2020

When choosing how you’ll be pulled behind a wake boat, safety and performance are what the best wakeboard ropes bring to the table. Selecting the best wakeboard rope for your needs will set you up to land those tricks and maneuvers that could otherwise end up coming painfully short. No one needs to be out there getting injured because they’re using an inferior or improper rope for wakeboarding, when they should instead be having a blast shredding the wake. Hop in the water, grab the handle, and hold on. Here is a rundown of the best wakeboard rope and handle combos of 2020.


Ronix Combo 6.0 Nylon BarLock Hide Grip Wakeboard Handle ​+ R6 80 ft Mainline

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

Dyneema, one of the strongest materials around, makes this offering from Ronix bombproof. The rope material has a strong resistance to saltwater, UV, and abrasion. This stellar rope is 80 feet long with 6 sections for control on your desired length. The handle features an anti-roll nylon barlock because nobody needs tangles. To give you some float and make the handle easy to find in the water, the handle is built with EVA foam fill. 3mm thick memory foam on the handle grip will give you maximum comfort and customization while shredding behind the boat.
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
80 ft$159.99

Hyperlite Relapse Pro Wakeboard Handle ​+ Adjustable Flat Line

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

To ride like the pros sometimes it helps to gear up like the pros. JD Webb’s signature wakeboard rope and handle is a great way to start. The Dyneema core rope sports a new flat silicone cable coating. This snag-free outer surface helps you avoid hang-ups everywhere from out on the water, to making winding up the rope smooth and easy. A 15” bar length handle provides maximum grip while still being soft and cushy, because let’s face it, everyone likes being comfy.
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
85 ft$189.99

Hyperlite SG Wakeboard Handle ​+ 70 ft X-Line

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

An ultra-durable Dyneema core rope coated in floating Silicone is what starts this package. But the real hype comes from Hyperlite’s new SG handle, with its sublimated Stitched Grip and new lightweight endcaps. Add in the fact that the handle floats and has an Anti-Roll System equipped as well, and your confidence levels will shoot up to 10 the second you get your hands on it.
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
70 ft$164.99
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Liquid Force Team Handle ​+ H-Braid Dyneema 70 ft Mainline

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

Durability and functionality are the name of the game with the Liquid Force Team Combo. No more hand fatigue or handle pop thanks to LF’s proven ergonomically teardrop shape. The aircraft aluminum bar is wrapped in a precision cut and brushed EVA. The grip is then finished off with the stout, anti-roll Team End Caps. Packaged with the handle is the newly designed H-Braid mainline. A "Y" Connect secures the splice lead line connector for reduced tangles. The line then has an ultra-durable Polypropylene woven jacket over 100% Dyneema. No stretch and no recoil allows anyone to ride like a pro!
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
70 ft$159.99

Proline Team Handle ​+ 80 ft Dyneema Mainline Package

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

Sometimes all you need to keep yourself out of sticky situations, is something abnormally sticky. The Proline Team Handle is here to provide just that. A 15” Super Tacky sublimated neoprene grip with square stitching will leave you feeling like your hands are coated in glue. Less attention on gripping with all your might allows you to redirect your focus towards pulling off some mega airtime. A zero-stretch Dyneema line attached to the handle will tow you along with its extra strength. Package it all together and you have one of the best wakeboard ropes and handles.
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
80 ft$179.99

Obrien Pro Wakeboard Handle ​+ 80ft Flight Mainline

The best wakeboard ropes & handles of 2020
 

The Obrien Pro Wakeboard Handle with their Flight Mainline is a setup that pros would gravitate towards. Featuring Obrien’s Armor Line, a zero stretch Spectra line coated in smooth silicone, it’s an extremely predictable rope made for boosting big. An aluminum core handle wrapped with EVA on the end gives the ultimate level of grip. With a handle length of 15”, there is plenty of room for whatever new trick you throw it’s way.
 

 Total LengthOriginal Price 
80 ft$179.99