Redemption Reigns In Race World Offshore Clearwater ‘Nationals’

Created: September 26, 2022 by: Written by Eric Colby During last Saturday’s test session before the 13th annual Baystar Clearwater ‘Nationals’ offshore powerboat race ahead of yesterday’s main event, owner/throttleman Tyler Miller and driver Myrick Coil weren’t happy with how their M CON Skater 388 catamaran felt. With time in the testing window for the […]

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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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Race World Offshore On Deck For First Race Of 2022 Season In Clearwater

Though the first Race World Offshore-produced event of the 2022 season is called the Baystar Clearwater ‘Nationals’ per longstanding tradition, the September 23-25 event in the Southwest Florida actually is the penultimate contest in the eight-race American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series and the fifth of eight races in the concurrent Class 1 […]

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Anatomy Of A Super Cat Spin

With a hard spin in the first turn on the first lap of the St. Petersburg Grand Prix in Southwest Florida, the Super Cat M CON team’s race for the checkered flag last weekend ended abruptly and early. Neither owner/throttleman Tyler Miller nor driver Myrick Coil was injured when their Skater Powerboats 388 catamaran swapped […]

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Class 1 df Young Team Making Power Move To Mercury Racing 1100s

Buoyed by a second-place finish in their first Class 1 outing last weekend at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix in Southwest Florida, the df Young team of owner/throttleman Rich Wyatt and driver Marc Granet plans to order a set of Mercury Racing 1100 Comp engines for their 50-foot Mystic raceboat this week. Though the team […]

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St. Petersburg Grand Prix Defines The Heat of Competition

After qualifying in lane No. 1 for the Class 1 race at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix presented by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater and produced by P1 Offshore, the 47-foot Victory, Huski Chocolate, had the advantage that driver Travis Pastrana and throttleman Steve Curtis coveted heading into the fourth race yesterday. A combination of advantageous lane […]

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JBS Racing Building New Skater 46 Catamaran

And the plot—as the saying goes—thickens. Two weeks ago, Jeff Stevenson, the owner and driver of the JBS Racing 42-foot MTI catamaran currently competing in the Class 1 World Championship Series produced by P1 Offshore, ordered a 46-foot raceboat from Skater Powerboats. Lamination of the canopied catamaran began this week. Lamination is underway for the […]

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St. Petersburg Grand Prix Essentials: What To Watch And How To Watch It

Offshore racing returns this weekend to Southwest Florida with the St. Petersburg Grand Prix, the sixth event in the eight-race American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series and the fourth of eight contests in the Union International Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series. For the second consecutive year, P1 Offshore is producing the St. […]

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