Image Of The Week: Below Sea Level In Cocoa Beach

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Below Sea Level In Cocoa Beach –> Rough-water races deliver the kind of high-flying action we all love, and speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden delivered dozens of them from yesterday’s American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series season-opener in Cocoa Beach, Fla. But when it […]

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Photo Essay: Testing In Cocoa Beach

<!– Racing: Photo Essay: Testing In Cocoa Beach –> Though the first race of the day at Thunder On Cocoa, the season-opener for the American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series, in the books—speedonthewater.com contributing editor Eric Colby is covering the event and will have a full report by the end of the day—some […]

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Inside SOTW Mag: Sun-Stoppable—Sunsation Turns 40

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: Sun-Stoppable—Sunsation Turns 40 –> Many years ago, I was talking with the late Paul Fiore, founder of Hustler Powerboats (and father of the late Outerlimits founder Mike Fiore), about single- engine offshore-style performance boats. When I asked him which offerings he liked, he said, “Sunsation has a really nice 25-footer.” […]

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Kuttawa Cannonball Run At 100 Boats And Counting

<!– In the News: Kuttawa Cannonball Run At 100 Boats And Counting –> No one was more pleasantly surprised when the 2021 Kuttawa Cannonball Run reached 180 registered boats than Jeff Hoefling, Terry Martin and Stephen Miles, the organizers of the Kentucky-based event. But with current registration for the June 3-4 run on Barkley Lake […]

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Sunsation ‘Sun Run’ Coming To Lake St. Clair

<!– In the News: Sunsation ‘Sun Run’ Coming To Lake St. Clair –> Between pandemic restrictions and booming demand for its center consoles, Sunsation Boats of Algonac, Mich., hasn’t held a customer-appreciation day on the water for a few years. That will change come August 4 with the company’s Sun Run, which celebrates the high-performance […]

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Powerboat P1 Releases Broadcast Plans For UIM Class 1 World Championship Series

<!– Racing: Powerboat P1 Releases Broadcast Plans For UIM Class 1 World Championship Series –> For offshore racing fans, the long wait—sixth months—between the 2021 Race World Offshore-produced world championships in Key West, Fla., and the first race of the 2022 American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series is almost finished. The season-opener in […]

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Featured Boat: 2021 Mystic M4200

<!– Featured Boat: Featured Boat: 2021 Mystic M4200 –> Offered by TNT Marine Sales of Miami, this 2012 Mystic Powerboats M4200 center console is powered by quad Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines with 139 operating hours. According to the listing, the engines are under warranty until February 12, 2024. The 42-footer, which is outfitted with […]

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Play Tradez And The Long Road Back To Cocoa Beach

<!– Racing: Play Tradez And The Long Road Back To Cocoa Beach –> One moment, veteran offshore racing throttleman Randy Sweers was setting up for the notoriously treacherous first turn on the four-plus-mile racecourse in Key West, Fla., in Play Tradez, a new 32-foot Doug Wright Super Stock-class raceboat. The next, he had the tip […]

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Two-Woman Team Designs New Sea-Ray SLX 260

<!– In the News / People: Two-Woman Team Designs New Sea-Ray SLX 260 –> Popular as they are in the general powerboating world, Sea Ray products rarely appear on speedonthwater.com. We’ve reported on exactly one product in 13 years—the aggressively styled Sundancer 370 Outboard sport cruiser released in 2021—from the Knoxville, Tenn., Brunswick Boat Group-owned […]

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Highlights From The Kort 200–3.0, Part Two

<!– Event Coverage: Highlights From The Kort 200–3.0, Part Two –> Although I fell behind on some reporting duties starting on Mother’s Day and throughout the rest of the week thanks to celebrating with my wife and mom, jumping on some breaking news stories and filming a couple of upcoming episodes of In The Lead […]

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