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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

Extreme Boating Series Coming to Boats.com
Posted on August 11, 2010.
Anything “extreme” makes for good copy and even better video. And across the boating spectrum, there’s plenty of stuff that qualifies as extreme—even in sailing. (What do you expect? I’m ...
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Mercury Racing 1350 Engines in Production
Posted on August 9, 2010.
Had a nice chat with Fred Kiekhaefer, the president of Mercury Racing, over the weekend. Kiekhaefer told me that construction of the first “production” pair of the company’s twin-turbocharged 1,350-hp ...
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Nor-Tech Going for Big Number at Shootout
Posted on August 5, 2010.
Caught up with Terry Sobo, the director of sales and marketing for Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats in Cape Coral, Fla. Sobo told me he’d just finished the lottery drawing for a ...
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Cosker on Mystic Delamination: I Don’t Expect to See Any Other Issues.
Posted on August 4, 2010.
With the recent delamination problems experienced by JBS, a 50-foot-long Mystic turbine-powered catamaran owned by Jeff Stevenson, speculation on Mystic delamination issues has run rampant. Just about everyone in the ...
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Sterling 1,700-hp Engine Coming
Posted on August 3, 2010.
Dynamometer testing on Sterling’s new twin-turbocharged 1,700-hp engine should start this week, according to Mike D’Anniballe, the principal of the Milford, Mich., engine company. The new engine is based off ...
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Phenomenon Out for Shootout
Posted on August 2, 2010.
Fans of Copeland’s Phenomenon, the 56-foot-long catamaran powered by four 3,000-hp turbine engines will have to wait a little longer to catch the boat in action again. Unconfirmed reports had ...
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Ozarks Shootout: Beyond the Boats
Posted on July 30, 2010.
Without question, the catamarans and V-bottoms running at “ludicrous speeds”—OK, I confess, I saw and actually liked “Spaceballs”—are the highlight of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, set this year ...
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SkaterFest Coverage Coming
Posted on July 29, 2010.
If memory serves—and I have to admit it does less and less these days—the first “SkaterFest” happened and was spearheaded by Rich Luhrs, a true Skater catamaran aficionado. No stranger ...
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MTI Turnout Looking Light for LOTO Shootout
Posted on July 27, 2010.
Blazing-fast catamarans from Marine Technology, Inc., are something of a tradition at the speed runs for Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, which will happen this year August 29-30. Plus, as ...
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Pyburn Targeting for 175-Plus mph at Shootout
Posted on July 26, 2010.
Caught up with Bill Pyburn via email a few days ago. Well-known to poker-run enthusiasts around the country for his ongoing top-speed battle with Gino Gargiulo, who owns and drives ...
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