Matt Trulio

Pyburn Targeting for 175-Plus mph at Shootout
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 the 44-foot-long Marine Technology, Inc., Mercedes, catamaran, Pyburn s...
Lake of the Ozarks Shootout: Beyond the Boats
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 for August 23-29. Next up in terms of sigh...
Speed Shootout Will be Family Affair for Janssen
More than a month away, this year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout August 23-29 is looking to be another classic speed battle on the liquid mile. Already committed to being there is local favorite Dave Scott, who took Top Gun ...
Deep Impact Adding 39- and 42-foot Center Consoles
Caught up with Tim Gallagher, sales director for center-console boat builder Deep Impact Boats in Miami. According to Gallagher, the CNC tooling for the company’s new 39-foot-long center console, which will be offered with triple or quad outboard eng...
Mystics at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout: What Will Compete?
Dave’s Scott’s 4,000-hp Nauti Marine catamaran won’t be the only 50-foot Mystic at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout August 23-29, but it could be the only one running. That’s according to John Cosker, the owner and found of Mystic ...
Scott to Defend Top Gun Title
Former offshore racing notable Dave Scott can be one of the most gracious, engaging people you’ll ever meet. Back when he was racing in the various Anheuser-Busch-backed catamarans including Bud Light and Bacardi Silver with John Tomlinson, he and hi...
Braver on Cigarette AMG: “Running Like a Dream”
About six months ago, Cigarette Racing Team made a big-splash with its AMG-inspired 46-footer powered by twin 1,350-hp turbocharged engines from Mercury Racing at the Miami International Boat Show. But since then, the boat has fallen off radar. So w...
Spellberg at Cigarette Racing Team
Movement of one person or another within the high-performance powerboat industry doesn’t usually qualify as news for the average go-fast boat enthusiast. But when someone who is as well known outside the industry as he is inside it makes a ...
Shore Dreams: One Boat Closer
Just checked in with Mike Fiore of Outerlimits Offshore Boats in Bristol, R.I. Earlier today, Fiore agreed to bring and pilot a boat at the July 17 Shore Dreams for Kids event in Seaside Heights, N.J. “I’m bringing a 44-footer down ...
Spectre Adding 30-Foot V-Bottom
Just got off the phone with John Cunningham of Spectre Powerboats, who said that the company’s new SV300 V-bottom is being laid up and should be ready by October. Base price for the 30-footer, which will ride on a 24-degree ...

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