It might not even dawn on you while you’re doing your first set. Even though you’re riding on the biggest wakes you’ve ever seen, shaped perfectly by the integrated wake shape plate, it’s hard to comprehend there’s room for 4,000 lbs. of ballast considering all the storage space. You may not realize it when you first step onboard the Epic 23V. That’s understandable. You can only appreciate the ease of all-foam flooring and marine-grade vinyl seats when it’s cleaning time, and all it takes is hosing it out to keep it looking like new.