Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule

<!– In the News: Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule –> For the balance of 2023, Stu Jones of the Florida Powerboat Club gets to drop the event organizing and production reins. The club’s 30th Key West Poker Run—held earlier this month—is successfully in the books despite challenges created by sub-tropical storm Nicole. But […]

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JBS Racing MTI Catamaran Coming To PRI Show

<!– Racing: JBS Racing MTI Catamaran Coming To PRI Show –> A 42-foot MTI catamaran powered by Sixteen Power engines, JBS Racing will be a “Featured Vehicle” at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show—better known as PRI—coming to Indianapolis December 8-10. Though the V-16 engine platform itself was displayed at the event in 2019, it […]

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Inside SOTW Mag: A Place In The Sun

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: A Place In The Sun –> Asked why he traveled from Osage Beach, Mo., for the Sunsation Powerboats 40th Anniversary Sun Run on Lake St. Clair in Michigan, Performance Boat Center’s Brett Manire offered an answer that would become a recurring theme during the celebration of the Algonac, Mich., company’s […]

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Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation

<!– In the News: Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation –> A manufacturing facility producing electrical components for engines and related parts, Mercury Marine’ Plant 7 in St. Cloud, Fla., has earned Fond du Lac, Wis., company’s “zero-waste-to-landfill” designation. Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury Marine facility to earn the designation, but is the company’s […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Extends Vessel Salvage Deadline

<!– In the News: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Extends Vessel Salvage Deadline –> Salvaging a damaged vessel can be an expensive, time-consuming proposition, and Hurricane Ian left hundreds of boats in need of such assistance. That’s why the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has extended its Hurricane Ian waiver program through the […]

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Commentary: 105,000 Thanksgiving Blessings

<!– Commentary: Commentary: 105,000 Thanksgiving Blessings –> Call us old school—we did, after all, start our careers when print newspapers and magazines were thriving—but we believe that publishers have a responsibility to the communities they cover and the people who call them home. That means giving back when you can and, at the very least, […]

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Weather Ends Final Day Of OPA Englewood Beach Worlds

<!– Racing: Weather Ends Final Day Of OPA Englewood Beach Worlds –> Never let it be said that Mother Nature lacks a dark side. After serving up a chamber of commerce forecast for the Saturday rounds of competition at the Offshore Powerboat Association’s world championships in Englewood Beach, Fla., she had other plans yesterday. Though […]

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OPA Worlds Day 1—Jumpstarting the Recovery

<!– Racing: OPA Worlds Day 1—Jumpstarting the Recovery –> When Hurricane Ian hit the southwest coast of Florida on September 28, one of the areas struck hard was Englewood Beach. Since then, the town of about 19,300 residents has been busy repairing their homes, cleaning up their yards and getting closer to back to normal. […]

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