Lake Austin

Since 1998

Wake, Surf, or Foil on Lake Austin

Executive Watersports

EW has been been teaching Austin Lake Rats how to shred since 1998. Offering private charters, lessons, and summer wake camps, EW is your first stop for experiencing all Lake Austin has to offer.

 

 

About Executive Watersports

THE BEGINNING

Executive Watersports was started in Austin, Texas in 1998 by Chad Eppes, who had a dream of creating a summer wakeboard camp for kids.  Known for its talented instructors and its commitment to water safety, Executive Watersports over the past 25 years has evolved into the pre-eminent water sports company on Lake Austin.  Through quality instruction and a fun encouraging atmosphere, Executive Watersports has nurtured thousands of kids who affectionately refer to it as EW. 

The Next Generation

In 2018 Wilson Allen, one of Chad’s previous students and instructors, took over as owner for EW.  Inspired by his love of watersports, Lake Austin and his memories as an EW student, Wilson saw an opportunity to continue teaching and being a role model to the next generation of water sports enthusiasts. He is excited to continue the EW legacy of building lasting friendships and the love of the water by running the summer Wake Camps and offering private wake instruction.

EW Instruction Style

Safety is our highest priority, and all instructors and counselors are USA Watersports Level 1 certified, as well as having CPR/First aid certifications.  Our counselor to camper ratio is at a minimum of 1:3, which is the best for any wake camp on Lake Austin.  For beginners, we ride doubles (towing two people at once), allowing us to have an experienced instructor in the water with the student at all times providing encouragement and hands-on instruction.  As the student advances, we continue this method in order to give instruction as they ride instead of yelling from the boat over the noise of the engine.  This also allows us to show them how to do tricks in real time as their skills progress.

About Wilson

Executive Watersports is owned and operated by Wilson Allen. 

Wilson grew up attending Executive Watersports as a camper, then worked for the previous owner before taking over the business at age 18. His favorite part about being the owner of Executive Watersports is meeting all of the amazing kids and families that EW services. He is proud to help kids learn skills that will last a lifetime, and to have created a community within Lake Austin 

Wilson is a watersports enthusiast and loves to do it all behind the boat; he can be seen wakeboarding, slaloming, hydrofoiling, or barefooting on any given day on Lake Austin. Wilson has also developed a passion for surfing since graduating highschool, and has traveled in South America, Europe, and Africa in search of waves. 

Wilson is currently a student at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Sustainability Studies. He cannot wait to graduate in May.

Charters

Our luxury boat charters are great for creating the perfect day cruising Lake Austin with friends and family! Our 2022 Malibu 23 LSV offer the most comfortable and enjoyable ride around the lake, including our premium JL Audio sound system. Book your private charter today, and spend an unforgettable day with us cruising the emerald waters of Lake Austin.

Lessons

EW provides hourly private lessons for anyone looking for more specific instruction in wake boarding, wake surfing, skiing or hydrofoiling.  We routinely book groups of teens and adults throughout the summer.

Hourly lessons include the boat, equipment, and both a driver and instructor to insure you receive personalized instruction.

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Wake Camps

Our day camps provide a safe and fun atmosphere for kids to actively enjoy Lake Austin. The perfect outdoor environment for youth who are bored of being indoors all summer. The only screens we use are sunscreens, so sign up today.

Testimonials

Lake Austin’s finest, EW has been a summer highlight for our kids for many years. Experts in shredding at all things lake, dance parties, and extra sunscreen
Glint G

Our kids love EW and the team out there. They’re out all day having fun on beautiful Lake Austin, what more could you ask for!
Travis F

Executive Watersports has been my daughters’ summer home away from home for four years now! Not only did they learn to slalom ski, wakeboard, and surf, but they had tons of fun and learned boat etiquette and safety. They have made lasting friendships with fellow campers and counselors who they look forward to spending time with on the water every summer. Executive Watersports has given my daughters confidence in their ability to do challenging things. I’m very grateful for the whole staff and we will be back every summer as long as they’ll have us!
Natalie T