Performance Powerboats

Huge Thumbs Up to Supercatracing.com
For the past couple of months, I’ve been meaning to check out the much-hyped Supercatracing.com website, which is owned by Marty Russon and Tony Marcontonio, who drives the J.D. Byrider racing catamaran. Well, I finally got to it ...
Konrad Marine Completes Clinic
Konrad Marine of Hudson, Wisc., just finished up its first drive clinic of 2010 for dealers of its various stern-drive products—including its high-performance ACE drive. The company offers the three-day clinic twice a year for up to 15 ...
The Facts On Boat/PWC Graphic Wraps
WAKEBOARDING Magazine has in interesting article online about boat wraps, those custom graphic decals that can make your boat or PWC one of a kind, or dress up an aging hull. Like the wraps you now see on cars, trucks, ...
Cigarette Sees Domestic Sales Push
Just spoke with Tim Gallagher of Cigarette Racing Team in Miami. While Gallagher told me the company is still filling orders for buyers in the Middle East and Europe, sales in the United States have picked up substantially....
How To Be An Eco-Friendly Boater
Discover Boating, that "national awareness campaign" funded by the North American recreational boating industry, recently revealed seven ways for all of us to become more "eco-friendly" boaters. I'm passing them along not only because I think the environment could use ...
Go-Fast Good News Stories Dominate
Even in the marine industry, journalists often get accused of reporting “only” bad news. And it’s funny, because while I have reported bad news in 2010, most notably that Geico vs. SBI lawsuit and the demise of Powerboat P1, in ...
Jim Nichols on Desert Storm
With the April 22-25 Desert Storm event in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., just a week away, organizer Jim Nichols of LakeRacer LLC is—to put it mildly—slammed. But that didn’t stop him from taking a few minutes to chat ...
Commentary: Desert Storm is the New Worlds
There was a day when I considered going to Lake Havasu, which is formed by dams and fed by the Colorado River, time off my sentence in hell. Lake Havasu is in the middle of the severe Arizona/California desert, and ...
Mystic Adds Bullock as Western Dealer
It’s probably no coincidence that on the heels of adding a second mold for its popular 50-foot-long catamaran, Mystic Powerboats has added Bullock Marine as its West Coast dealer. Despite a still-down peformance-boat market, demand for ...
Commentary: Way to Go Sunsation
This being Friday—and you know how much I like to report good news on Friday—I submit the following from Joe Schaldenbrand of Sunsation Performance Boats, which unveiled its new 36-footer at its Open House in Algonac, Mich., earlier ...

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