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About: Matt Trulio

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Matt Trulio is the co-publisher and editor in chief of speedonthewater.com, a daily news site with a weekly newsletter and a new bi-monthly digital magazine that covers the high-performance powerboating world. The former editor-in-chief of Sportboat magazine and editor at large of Powerboat magazine, Trulio has covered the go-fast powerboat world since 1995. Since joining boats.com in 2000, he has written more than 200 features and blogs.
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Recent Posts by Matt Trulio

Shootout Updates: Record Speeds, Titanium Props and More
Posted on August 28, 2010.
Just finished Day No. 1 of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and I could sum it up with one word: Wow. Of course, you deserve a little more detail ...
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Flying to the Shootout
Posted on August 27, 2010.
By the time you read this, I’ll be on an airplane headed for St. Louis, Mo., which is about two hours and change by car from the Lake of the ...
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Sterling 1700 Engine: “Ready for Christmas Time”
Posted on August 25, 2010.
On August 4, I reported on the development Sterling Performance’s new 1,700-hp turbocharged engine. At that time, the engine was headed for dynamometer testing. Company principal Mike D’Anniballe told me ...
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Dave’s Custom Boats Cat Slated for Display at Shootout
Posted on August 24, 2010.
Regardless of what you think of “West Coast custom” catamarans, no company builds them better than Dave’s Custom Boats in El Cajon, Calif. DCB’s workmanship and attention to detail in ...
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Outerlimits SV-52 Quad Diesel: A Closer Look
Posted on August 23, 2010.
Last week I caught up with Mike Fiore of Outerlimits on the Bristol, R.I., custom V-bottom and catamaran builder’s in-house engine program. Near the end of our discussion, Fiore mentioned ...
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Sunsation Will Be Represented at Shootout
Posted on August 19, 2010.
While the fastest catamarans and V-bottoms rightly get top billing at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout—it is after all a top-speed event—the fastest entries don't comprise the entire fleet. ...
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Fiore On Outerlimits Engine Program: “Pleased With Our Progress”
Posted on August 19, 2010.
In October 2009, Outerlimits started its own in-house engine program. The project included buying a dynamometer and building a testing cell to house it, acquiring the tools for the job ...
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Whipple Offers Kits for Mercury Racing Engines
Posted on August 17, 2010.
When it comes to engine upgrades, most notably supercharger kits, I lean toward the conservative side. First—and this should be obvious—anyone who upgrades an engine while it’s still under warranty ...
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JBS and Nauti-Marine to Go Head to Head at Shootout
Posted on August 13, 2010.
This year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout August 28-29 is looking to be a battle of the 50-foot Mystics, at least when it comes to the fight for Top Gun ...
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Skater Shootout Purse: “For the Boat Owners.”
Posted on August 12, 2010.
Caught up with Peter Hledin, the owner of Douglas Marine, which builds Skater catamarans in Douglas, Mich. Hledin remains one of my favorite people in the high-performance marine industry to ...
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