M-CON Racing to Compete in UIM Class 1 Next Season

Powerboat P1, the exclusive worldwide rights holder for the UIM Class 1 World Championship, announced today that M-CON Racing will be joining the race series in 2023. Based in Kansas and currently focused on defending their APBA Super Cat national title, the M-CON team of Tyler Miller and Myrick Coil will be competing next year […]

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Drag Boat Racing Champion Tony Scarlata Joins Wozencraft Insurance Team

Multi-time world champion drag boat racer Tony Scarlata, best known for covering a 1000-foot liquid race track in record time, will now be covering boaters with insurance, in presumably the same manner. Scarlata recently received his insurance license and will be taking his talents into the marine insurance market by teaming up with California-based Wozencraft […]

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MTI vs. Skater: New LOTO Dam-to-Dam Record Challenge Planned

World champion offshore racer and 2022 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Honorary Chairperson Taylor Scism has announced she will drive her MTI 390X Team Marine Technology in an attempt to set a new Dam-to-Dam Challenge speed record on the Monday morning of Aug. 22, prior to LOTO’s popular Shootout Week. Scism will pilot the boat alongside her father, MTI […]

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M-CON’s Tyler Miller to Take on Dam-to-Dam Challenge Today

Offshore racer Tyler Miller, who owns and throttles the Super Cat M-CON 388 Skater in offshore racing with driver Myrick Coil, will attempt to set a new Dam-to-Dam Challenge speed record in the Lake of the Ozarks, MO this morning. This run had originally been scheduled for the week following Florida’s Sarasota Grand Prix, July 1-3, […]

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New GBX Racing Team Joins UIM Class 1 World Championship

Powerboat P1, the exclusive international rights holder to the UIM Class 1 World Championship, has announced that Alex Pratt is launching a new Class 1 race team ahead of the next event in Michigan City on Aug. 7. Throttleman Pratt competed alongside driver Miles Jennings for Cayman Islands-owned 345 Racing in the opening two rounds […]

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Huski Wins in Sarasota; Super Stock Race Cancelled After 3 Accidents

The Sarasota Offshore Grand Prix wrapped up prematurely, when the final race of the weekend—featuring a field of 10 Super Stock entries—suffered three separate accidents, leading to officials calling an end to the competition. (None of the racers involved were seriously injured.) The field of 10 first narrowed to nine when driver Cole Leibel and […]

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DCB Delivers Stunning Open-Bow M37R to Randal Walker of South Carolina

DCB Performance Boats of El Cajon, CA, has just delivered an open-bow version of its popular M37R catamaran to first-time customer Randal Walker of South Carolina. The boat is powered by twin Mercury Racing 450R outboards. East Coast native Walker, who has owned a variety of go-fast boats built by West Coast builders, says he […]

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Celsius Named Official Energy Drink of P1 Offshore and P1 AquaX

Powerboat P1 has announced a new partnership with Celsius Holdings Inc., a global consumer packaged goods company with a proprietary, clinically proven formula for its master brand Celsius. A lifestyle energy drink born in fitness and a pioneer in the rapidly growing energy category, which sees it become a Series Partner and designated Official Energy […]

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Suncoast Powerboats Adds Industry Professional Cole McGowan to its Brokerage

Suncoast Powerboat and Yacht Brokerage, the boutique sales firm based in Sarasota, FL, specializing in performance powerboats, performance fishing boats, and express cruisers, has announced the addition of Cole McGowan to its lineup of brokers. McGowan, a Sarasota native and Tampa resident, has been in the high-performance powerboat industry for ten years, working closely with […]

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Deep Impact: One of Speedboating’s Greatest Turnaround Success Stories

How Deep Impact and exclusive dealer Plantation Boat Mart joined forces to achieve greatness. Once upon a time, center consoles were exclusively associated with sportfishermen and bluewater tournaments. Over the years, they became faster, roomier and more competitive. The evolution of the center console from fishboat to high-performance juggernaut has been our industry’s most astonishing chapters, […]

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 XINSURANCE Signs Sponsorship Deal With Powerboat P1 

International marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 has announced a three-year sponsorship agreement with leading insurance broker XINSURANCE. Established some 40 years ago in Sandy, UT, and regarded as an industry innovator offering customized specialty liability insurance for businesses and individuals, XINSURANCE will be an official partner of Powerboat P1.  The XINSURANCE name is already familiar […]

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Powerboat P1 Announces Expanded Partnership with Mercury Racing

 International marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 has announced a two-year renewal and expansion of its partnership with Mercury Racing. This will see Mercury Racing, a leading provider of high-performance marine propulsion, become a centerpiece of the P1 Village fan zone at the P1 Offshore Sarasota Grand Prix over the July 4 weekend celebrations and P1 […]

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Race World Offshore Introducing the 7 Mile Offshore Grand Prix for 2023

The Key West, Florida-based organization Race World Offshore has announced their newest race event: The inaugural 7 Mile Offshore Grand Prix. The dates have been set for April 28-30, 2023, and will be based out of Marathon, FL. It has been sanctioned an APBA National Series Race and will be the kickoff to the offshore […]

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 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Returns for 37th Year 

Powerboat P1, the London-headquartered international marine motorsport promoter, has announced the historic Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix will return on the weekend of July 1-3. As one of Sarasota’s longest running events, the grand prix generates millions of dollars in economic impact for the community annually. More than 60 race teams are expected to attend this […]

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Good Boy Vodka Signs 3-Year Sponsorship Deal With Powerboat P1

Photo by Jeff Gerardi Powerboat P1, the international marine motorsport promoter, has announced a new sponsorship in the United States with Good Boy Vodka, the premium, lifestyle vodka brand founded by Alex Pratt in the Lake of the Ozarks in 2020. The new partnership brings together two of Pratt’s great loves—business and powerboats—in a three-year […]

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Charlie’s on a Roll: Behold His Magnificent MTI V-50

Omaha, NE-based Charlie Roll is every boatbuilder’s dream come true: a repeat customer who epitomizes loyalty. By his own accounting, he has owned eight different models from Marine Technology Inc.—a 42′ race/pleasure I/O-powered catamaran, two MTI V-42 center consoles, two 340X outboard cats, two 390X outboard cats and his latest ride, an MTI V-50 center […]

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Performance Boat Center Named Presenting Sponsor of RWO World Championships in Key West

Race World Offshore is excited to announce Performance Boat Center as the presenting sponsor of the RWO Offshore World Championship in Key West, FL. This three-year agreement, starting November 2022, comes after discussion earlier this year. No financial agreements have been disclosed. Performance Boat Center is the largest performance boat dealership in the country, with its home location in Lake […]

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TV Broadcast Plans Announced For UIM Class 1 World Championship

As the final countdown begins to the opening round of the UIM Class 1 World Championship this weekend, Powerboat P1 has unveiled its television broadcast and livestream schedule for the new season. Six teams from three continents are heading to Cocoa Beach on Florida’s Space Coast and this international fleet reflects the momentum that has […]

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