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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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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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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First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach

<!– New Products: First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach –> Racers and fans in Englewood Beach, Fla., this weekend for the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach Waterfest World Championships will have brand-new—and at this point unique—engines to ogle before and after races. WMF Watercraft and Marine, an Avalon/Tahoe pontoon dealer that is […]

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DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15

<!– New Products: DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15 –> When DCB Performance Boats introduced the M28R Widebody catamaran in 2017, the boat was paired with then-white-hot Mercury Racing 400R outboard engines. And the El Cajon, Calif., company built seven of those 28-footers with supercharged 400-hp mills, which were the most powerful offerings in the […]

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Mercury Marine Launching V-10 Verado Outboards

<!– New Products: Mercury Marine Launching V-10 Verado Outboards –> During a press event yesterday at its Lake X product development and testing facility, Mercury Marine introduced the first-ever V-10 outboard engines in the form of 350- and 400-hp Verado models. According to a press release from the Fond du Lac, Wis., company, the SmartCraft […]

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Cigarette Racing Team Backing Toys Tour Fun Run

<!– In the News: Cigarette Racing Team Backing Toys Tour Fun Run –> One of the last—if not the last—significant organized go-fast boating events of the season, the annual Toys Tour in Palatka, Fla.,  is set for December 2-4. The gift-gathering event for children in need has grown during the years since it was founded […]

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Key West Worlds Finale: Twice as Nice

<!– Racing: Key West Worlds Finale: Twice as Nice –> After finishing second in day one of Class 1 racing at the offshore racing world championships in Key West., Fla., last Friday, throttleman John Tomlinson and driver Carlos de Quesada in the 49-foot Victory catamaran, Huski/Alegra Motorsports, took advantage of some early chaos to leap […]

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Media Blitz Lights Up Greene Street

<!– Event Coverage: Media Blitz Lights Up Greene Street –> Even before the Sandbar Sports Grill on Greene Street reopened yesterday at 7 p.m. for the Speed On The Water “Racing To Rebuild” Key West Bash presented by CMR Construction and Roofing, the street itself was nuts. The street closed at 3:30 p.m.—Powerboat P1/P1 Offshore […]

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