Find a Line
Although people often avoid them, there are lines on the lake. Don’t be the rookie driving in circles — you’re better than that. If everyone runs the same lines and shares the water, everyone will have a calm set. First, don’t try to run opposite sides of the lake because you think farther away is better. Your rollers have to go somewhere, and they’ll eventually make their session-wrecking way into the other boats’ paths. Instead, drive the same line as your fellow boaters, running a straight parallel path on the same line. When you turn around, first turn slightly in the opposite direction and then make a long arc back into the same line. For example, if you’re making a left, first make a right for a bit and then a long left back into the line. This maximizes your riding length and keeps the water as calm as possible without doing a drop.