Gloucester Tall Ships Festival is playing host to the latest extreme sport sweeping the UK and Europe. Wakeboarding is a thrilling surface water sport where the riders are towed along the water either by a speedboat or by a closed-course cable system. The riders can reach incredible speeds of up to 25 mph all while performing daring tricks including jumps, grabs, spins and flips. The use of ramps, rails and various other obstacles all add to the adrenaline fuelled experience.

The award winning Tall Ships Festival will be the location for one of the Industry Pro Wakeboard Tour’s legs where some of the worlds top riders will be battling it out for the championship using their best tricks and stunts to impress the judges!

The competition will be running across the whole weekend so be sure to grab your access all areas tickets to ensure you don’t miss a thing!