What speed should a boat go for wake-boarding?
For a beginner the boat should be driven between 15-18 mph. Most riders prefer to rider between 19-22 mph. Some professional wakeboarders will reach speeds up to 25 mph.
It depends on the the boat and how it is set up. Most race boats go 100mph +. However, speed boats usually go upwards of about 60. The term "speed boat" mostly refers to the design of the hull of the boat, and its intended purpose(to go fast) not the speed. The current record is 317.596 mph, set by the well-know Australian racer, Ken Warby.
While the power of the engine affects the top speed of a boat, it does not determine the speed of the boat, as other factors influence the speed. Those include the shape and design of submerged part of the boat, the shape and design of the not submerged part of the boat, the wind and water conditions, the drive (gears, propeller, etc). While it is not possible to determine the top speed of this boat…