World’s coolest yachts: Biscuits Cantreau 2

We ask top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times. Vincent Laurent Prevost nominates Biscuits Cantreau 2 Biscuits Cantreau 2 was a Formula 40 trimaran designed for Jean Le Cam in 1987. “Formula 40 was a class born in France with a very simple rule for […]

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Six-Race Class 1 Schedule Set For 2023

With eight teams representing countries including Australia, Norway, Sweden and the United States expected to compete this season, Powerboat P1 has released its race-schedule for the 2023 Class 1 Union Internationale Motonautique World Championship Series. The new was announced this morning in a press release from Powerboat P1, which is based in the United Kingdom […]

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Thankful Turk Purchases Class 5 Team Woody Phantom

Since joining the team in the pandemic-shortened season of 2020, J.J. Turk and Micheal Stancombe have been a major part of the outstanding Team Woody Offshore Racing presence at events—both on and off the racecourse—competing in the team’s Class 5 Phantom. Teammates J.J. Turk and Micheal Stancombe are excited to continue racing the No. 527 […]

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Dirty Money Racing Super Cat Team Selects Go-Fast Community Notables For Cockpit Duty

For more than a decade, South Florida-based Brand X Hi-Performance Marine principal Jason Ventura and Bill Pyburn, Jr., his longtime customer and friend who lives in the northern part of the state, have worked closely together on the well-known and respected custom high-performance powerboat enthusiast’s many exquisite catamarans. But come 2023, they’ll be sharing the […]

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Super Stock Class Releases 2023 Competition Schedule

With 15 teams committed to running at least some portion of the seven-race 2023 Super Stock-class owners group internal schedule, fans of the outboard-engine-powered spec catamaran category will not want for offshore racing action this season. The group released its schedule this afternoon via social media, and it includes the following dates and events, five […]

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Sneak Peek: Progress On The Class 1 M CON Skater

Earlier this week, M CON offshore racing team owner Tyler Miller and his wife, Lindsey, paid a visit to Skater Powerboats in Douglas, Mich., for a cockpit “fitting.” The hull and deck of their new Class 1 Skater 438 catamaran, which will be powered by class-spec Mercury Racing 1100 Comp engines, were joined earlier this […]

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Former Justice League Skater Raceboat Under New Ownership

Though the 2022 season was a one-and-done for the Southwest Florida-based Justice League Super Cat team, fans enjoyed seeing the colorful Skater Powerboats 388 catamaran on the racecourse, however infrequently. Now the 38-footer, which formerly ran as STIHL and later Gone Again, has a new owner. Well-known performance-boat owner Beau Renfroe of Atlanta has purchased […]

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Extraordinary boats: Scow-bowed Ace 30

The Ace 30 is a new design intended to bring the scow bow concept, popular among offshore racing machines, to IRC yachts Scow bow designs are still very rare in the UK and mostly elsewhere in northern Europe. The exception is France, especially on the Atlantic coast, where their distinctive spatula-shaped forward sections are an […]

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