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Shootout Updates: Record Speeds, Titanium Props and More
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 than that so:•Best Moment of the Day: David Scott and ...
Yamaha Unveils 2011 VX Models With 1.8L Engine
Yamaha released the details of its 2011 line on the company's own website Thursday afternoon, and the big news is a pair of craft — the VXR and VXS — that promise high-performance at a low price. As some web observers ...
Flying to the Shootout
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 Ozarks, the site of this weekend’s top-speed Shootout. OK, so that’s ...
Yamaha To Unveil 2011 PWC Lineup Aug. 27
Yamaha to unveil 2011 WaveRunner line at noon PST on Thursday, August 27 on the company website www.yamaha-motor.com.
Win A Trip To Lake Havasu For IJSBA PWC World Championships, Including Transportation In Private Jet!
Win a trip for two to Lake Havasu, Arizona for the IJSBA World Finals. Includes transportation aboard a private jet, accommodations, and admission to all races.
Sterling 1700 Engine: “Ready for Christmas Time”
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 he hoped to have the engines ready to debut ...
Dave’s Custom Boats Cat Slated for Display at Shootout
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 construction not only lead the genre, they rival that of ...
Outerlimits SV-52 Quad Diesel: A Closer Look
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 that he was in the final stages of sea trials ...
Sunsation Will Be Represented at Shootout
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. Fact is there are plenty of production and semi-custom perf...
Fiore On Outerlimits Engine Program: “Pleased With Our Progress”
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 of building high-performance marine engines and hiring engine build...

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