Class 1 Team Defalco Planning Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach Debut

Though Team Defalco’s New York-based owner/driver Mike Falco and throttleman Chris Hanley of New Zealand had hoped to be up and running in the Class 1 World Championship series a few races into the eight-contest season, supply chain delays and a shortage of qualified labor have sidelined them so far. The fifth Class 1 event […]

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Avalon Returning As Official Pontoon Of Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach

Though it raised a few grey eyebrows among chronically grumpy old offshore powerboat racing fans, a 27-foot Avalon Excalibur tri-toon powered by twin Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines, also turned happier heads as the paceboat for the inaugural Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach event in 2019. That event—the final contest of the eight-race American Power […]

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BRP sets single quarter record in Q2

BRP Inc. today reported its financial results for the three- and six month periods ended July 31, 2022. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. “We delivered record second quarter results while continuing to advance on our strategic initiatives. Our team’s agility and resilience and the strength of our portfolio allowed us […]

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20 of the best new boats at the 2022 Southampton Boat Show

We pick out 20 of the best new boats heading to Britain’s biggest boat show, the 2022 Southampton International Boat Show. This weekend will see Mayflower Park reopen its temporary marina for the Southampton International Boat Show, the biggest of its kind in the UK, and there will be dozens of brand new boats waiting […]

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Lowe Boats Launches 2023 Lineup

PHOTO COURTESY OF LOWE BOATS Lowe Boats has announced the launch of its new 2023 SF pontoon series, boasting bold new styling and a host of premium features for enjoying the water. “For over half a century, Lowe has been building quality boats with a reputation for performance and versatility,” says Greg Falkner, general manager […]

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Pure Watercraft to Open Manufacturing Plant in West Virginia

PHOTO COURTESY OF PURE WATERCRAFT Pure Watercraft, manufacturer of high-performance electric boats, announced plans to open a manufacturing plant for its electric pontoons in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. The direct-to-consumer brand will move production into an 80,000-square-foot production facility at Beech Bottom Industrial Park that is a revitalized former steel plant on the banks of […]

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