2019 TIGE LINE UP.
TAPS 3 SURF SYSTEM
YOU SURF, WE ADAPT.
The all-new TAPS 3 Surf System changes the way you wakesurf. Switch your side, style or size instantly, and without ever losing the quality of the legendary Tige surf wave.
HIGH ON YOUR LIST.
TAPS 3 conquers the demands of convenience and quality, all while intuitively connecting riders to their surf wave like never before. In tandem with the Convex V Hull, TAPS 3’s list-enhancement capabilities will result in the quickest, cleanest, most powerful transfer and a surf wave that’s second to none.
WE GOTTA HAND IT TO YOU.
The power to adapt to your ideal ride is in the palm of your hand with the unprecedented Surf Link™ remote. To transfer, just press the center button and you’re on the other side in no time.
Remember when you were surfing on the other side of the boat? We do. Your surf settings are stored into your Touch2 memory.
It all started back in 1995 with the development of the original TAPS (Tige Adjustable Performance System) technology and the Convex V Hull, making Tige the first inboard to give you full wake control and trim capability.
With over 75 years of combined experience in boat design and wake development, Charlie Pigeon, Blake Pigeon, Eddie Gugliemetti and more of TeamTige spent countless hours perfecting the TAPS 3 Surf System. Every component from the Convex V Hull and side surfaces, TAPS, swim platform, Surf + Wake XL Ballast, Raptor Series 6.2L engines, and propellers were evaluated, and then reevaluated. With integrated leading technology working together as one, the TAPS 3 Surf System makes Tige far and away the front-runner in versatility.
FROM OUR HANDS TO YOURS.
The greatest progress made is by pushing the status quo, not by conforming to it. The TAPS 3 Surf System went through rigorous testing to provide you with the best possible experience.
WELL-VERSED IN VERSATILITY.
The center plate, the original TAPS system, gives you precise control over the running attitude, planing, and maneuverability, as well as wake shape control for wakeboarding and waterskiing.
READY WHEN YOU ARE.
When you’re ready to surf, all three TAPS plates will get in on the action to perfectly form the most powerful surf wave on either side of the boat. TAPS 3 produces the quickest, cleanest, and most powerful surf wave on the market, all while making the other side of the wave fair game within three seconds.
TAPS3 SURF SYSTEM COMPONENTS
With the industry’s leading technology working together as one, the TAPS 3 Surf System now equips your endless wave with endless possibilities.
As your onboard driving and riding assistant, Auto TAPS is preconfigured to predict driving conditions. Sit back and relax because TAPS already knows your next move.
SURF & WAKE XL BALLAST
Your Tige has been highly calculated for turnkey performance. The Surf + Wake XL Ballast throws the right size wave or wake for every rider regardless of the number of passengers.
ZERO OFF™ GPS CRUISE CONTROL
GPS Cruise Control that's easy to use for recreational drivers and precise with immediate-response for world-class competitors.
ACTION COMES STANDARD.
Right off of the show room floor, your R-series Tige is ready for action. Equipped STANDARD with the Alpha M2 Tower, Tige Touch2, TAPS 3, Convex V Hull, Surf+Wake XL ballast, Zero Off Cruise Control, and a 6.2L closed cooled engine, you can be throwing down and living it up with world class waves and wakes within seconds.
LEAVE NO CORNER CUT.
The R-Series builds in the same production process as the flagship Tige line. That means when you buy an R-Series boat, you are getting the best that Tige has to offer. From the strongest lamination and premium vinyl ester resin to Ashland Gel Coat and quality vinyl, we don’t back off of our reputation for the highest level of production found anywhere.
POWERED BY THE BEST. CASE CLOSED.
The larger 6.2L Ford engine comes standard and provides additional torque and power than a 6.0L found in competitor models. Easily push the weight demands of every watersport with lower RPM, faster acceleration, and more fuel efficiency right out of the showroom.
The R-Series also comes standard with closed cooling—a feature that is nearly a $6,000 upgrade on the boat the other guys are telling you about. Closed cooling is critical for quality of ownership and even resale. It keeps lake water out of your engine, maintains consistent engine temperatures, better fuel economy, performance, and eliminates corrosion—all of which leads to longer engine life.
OUTPERFORM. OUT OF THE BOX.
Built on years of proven performance, TAPS 3 has pulled from the most effective and forward thinking technology available. It has quickly defined itself as the most versatile technology on the market. With TAPS 3 standard, the R-Series will outperform and leave competitive models trailing in their wake. For more info on the leading technology of TAPS 3, click here.
A TOUCH ABOVE...EVERYONE.
Did we say touch yet? Tige R-Series stays in line with the rest of the Tige lineup by offering a FULL COLOR TOUCH SCREEN—standard! Other boats offer black and white interfaces with old school switches, buttons, and paddlewheel systems that slow down response times and age the boat quickly. Many systems on the market are unreliable, with huge variations in speed. The R-Series comes standard with Zero Off Cruise Control and uses GPS for exact speed exactly when you need it. Other companies do offer GPS, if you want to pay around $1500 more for it.
IN STYLE. ON PURPOSE.
The R-series was created with custom appointments and original concepts, all designed and engineered with a purpose. The all-new Alpha M2 Tower is a custom design to accentuate all the lines of your Tige—not an off-the-shelf, one size fits all option. In addition, the Alpha M2 Tower has a cast aluminum base to finish off the styling and allow for more rigidity and the easiest lowering capability. The wrap-around windshield is full with intention—for the driest ride. The steering wheel, dash accents, and accessories are billet aluminum– for more style and higher quality. And the premium upholstery, hinged seats, and non skid flooring are all placed with intention – for a refined on-water experience.