Image Of The Week: The Young Lions Of Offshore Racing

When 22-year-old Nick Imprescia, the son of legendary offshore racing throttleman Joey Imprescia whose career spanned the 1980s and 1990s, started competing in the sport he often heard he “had big shoes to fill.” Though Imprescia, who earned this first Mod V-class world title last November in the Race World Offshore Championships in Key West, […]

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Image Of The Week: Cigarette Victory At Sea

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Cigarette Victory At Sea –> With the Old School team officially retired, Cigarette Racing Team didn’t have much representation——with the exception of Justice League—on the racecourse at the Race World Offshore World Championships in Key West, Fla., last month. But the Opa-Locka, Fla.-headquartered V-bottom and center […]

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Sequence Of The Week: Sheriff Lobo Takes A Quick Spin

<!– Image of the Week: Sequence Of The Week: Sheriff Lobo Takes A Quick Spin –> When it came to spectacular spin-outs during last week’s offshore powerboat racing world championships in Key West, Fla., the V-bottom classes delivered immediately, starting Friday when the Mod V-class Sheriff Lobo raceboat piloted by Shameel Mohammed and Pete Riviero […]

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Image Of The Week: CELSIUS Warms Up

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: CELSIUS Warms Up –> With the first race of the American Power Boat Association/Union International Motonautique Offshore World Championships for the catamaran classes in Key West, Fla., exactly two weeks away, teams are busy with final prep and testing before they head for the city at […]

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Image Of The Week: Your Friendly Neighborhood Fountain

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Your Friendly Neighborhood Fountain –> Captured by contributing photographer Jeff Helmkamp during last Saturday’s Performance Boat Center Fall Fun Run on the Lake of the Ozarks, a photo of a colorful—and not-so-strangely familiar—Fountain Powerboats 42 Poker Run Run Edition sportboat caught our eyes. The 42-footer powered […]

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Image Of The Week: DCB Breaks Own Formation Record

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: DCB Breaks Own Formation Record –> During the late-August Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and concurrent Super Cat Fest events in Central Missouri, eight DCB Performance Boats catamaran owners ran in a then-record-setting formation of models from the El Cajon, Calif., company. And speedonthewater.com chief photographer […]

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Image Of The Week: Seventy Six Falls

With the Lake Cumberland Poker Run going off in Kentucky this weekend, there won’t be a whole lot of quiet time at State Dock, the event’s host venue, or pretty much anywhere else in the area. The annual end-of-season happening is a high-energy affair, the last organized go-fast boating event of the year on the […]

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Image Of The Week: The DCB Breakfast Club

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: The DCB Breakfast Club –> So there speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden was yesterday morning, capturing images in advance of this weekend’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout top-speed competition in Central Missouri, when eight DCB Performance Boats catamarans happened to roar—in formation no less—under the helicopter […]

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Image Of The Week: Tilt, Take Two

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Tilt, Take Two –> Dubbed “Weekend At Ronnie’s,” last weekend’s informal gathering of 14 Skater Powerboats catamarans in the Detroit Metro area boasted some of the best-known hardware on the water from the Douglas, Mich., builder. Among those rides was Tilt, Ed Tirakian’s vibrant 40-footer, and […]

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Image Of The Week: The Wrong Stuff

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: The Wrong Stuff –> A new paring for the 2022 offshore racing season, rookie throttleman Alex Pratt and veteran driver Miles Jennings cannot catch a break, a common euphemism for “luck” as the Class 1 cockpit duo has already seen plenty of breakage. The team saw […]

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Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair

<!– Uncategorized: Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair –> Not known as a big-water race for obvious reasons, Michigan’s St. Clair River Classic does occasionally produce some wild aerial moments. Between sporty-plus wakes and strong currents, the aquamarine waterway can get sloppy, especially when you have 47 teams roughing it up as they did […]

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Image Of The Week: Choose Your Castle

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Choose Your Castle –> Fun fact: There are 1,864 islands in the St. Lawrence River between the United States and Canada. But “visit the 1,864 Islands” didn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Going with 1,000 Islands kept things simpler. Or the first folks to visit the […]

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Image Of The Year? MTI 390X Versus Stunt Plane

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Year? MTI 390X Versus Stunt Plane –> By reporting on some of his newest toys from the likes of Marine Technology Inc., Midnight Express Boats, Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats and more, and seeing his radical performance boats at events up and down the East Coast, we’ve come across […]

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