Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet

<!– Event Coverage: Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet –> From a timing perspective, the annual Toys Tour event on the St. Johns Rivers seems ripe for failure. It happens in Palatka, Fla., on the first weekend in December, which isn’t inherently “bad,” but the happening does follow the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach […]

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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 Update: Marc Granet And Bobby Adams Running Justice League Super Cat

<!– Racing: Key West Worlds Update: Marc Granet And Bobby Adams Running Justice League Super Cat –> When the green flag flies for today’s Super Cat-class contest—the second of two races in the 2022 Race World Offshore-produced Offshore World Championship Series presented by Performance Boat Center—the Justice League Skater Powerboats 388 catamaran will have a […]

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Class 1 Pivots For The Key West Worlds

<!– Racing: Class 1 Pivots For The Key West Worlds –> Even the best plans change with the circumstances when necessary. Case in point, Class 1 offshore racing next week at the American Power Boat Association/Union Internationale Motonautique World Championships produced by Race World Offshore and presented by Performance Boat Center in Key West, Fla. […]

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In The Lead 2022 Season Wrapping Up With Bob Teague

<!– In the News: In The Lead 2022 Season Wrapping Up With Bob Teague –> For many years, I sat alongside lead test driver Bob Teague as a co-pilot/data collector during Powerboat magazine’s annual Performance Trials, as did my longtime friend and speedonthewater.com co-publisher, Jason Johnson. For the most part, those 12-hour boat test days […]

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‘Crazy’ Fort Lauderdale Show Heads Into Final Day

<!– Event Coverage: ‘Crazy’ Fort Lauderdale Show Heads Into Final Day –> With four days of the 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in the books, the Southwest Florida event closes today at 6 p.m. Show breakdown and move out begins tomorrow in earnest. But go-fast powerboat exhibitors including Adrenaline Powerboats, Cigarette Racing Team, Donzi […]

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Mystic Powerboats M5200 – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Mystic Powerboats M5200 Mystic Powerboats has launched its largest center console to date, the luxurious M5200. The new model joins its smaller siblings, M3800 and M4200, in the Florida builder’s lineup. The 52-footer (14′ beam) is powered by quad 600-hp Mercury Marine V12 Verado outboards and can achieve speeds of 80 mph. On board, there […]

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Whatever Happened To Mystic’s Rarest Catamaran?

On Monday morning following the early September Lake Cumberland Poker Run in Kentucky, a text message with a photo appeared on my phone. The message was from Jason Johnson, my partner in speedonwater.com, and it posed a simple question about the generic-looking white catamaran in the attached image. Captured during the Lake Cumberland Poker Run […]

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