Performance Powerboats

Performance-Boat Loans Still Tough, But Not Impossible
Without question, the consumer credit crunch has played a huge role in slamming the high-performance powerboat industry. But that doesn’t mean qualified buyers in search of loans for go-fast boats should abandon all hope. To find out where things stands ...
MTI Fired Up on Mercury Racing Turbo Power
Just got off the phone with Randy Scism, the founder and owner of Marine Technology, Inc., which builds high-performance pleasure and racing catamarans, in Wentzville, Mo. Scism told me he has ordered 10 Mercury Racing turbocharged ...
Commentary: Powerboat P1 Class Disintegration Isn’t the End of the World
Before you start launching nasty emails at me for using the word “Disintegration” anywhere near “Powerboat P1,” please let me explain. I am not saying that Powerboat P1, which announced last week that it is bailing on its Super Sport ...
Sanborn On Powerboat P1 USA: “No Change in the Plan”
Yesterday’s announcement by Powerboat P1 chairman Asif Rangoonwalla that the organization was shelving its Evolution and Super Sport classes for the 2010 season stunned the offshore racing community. The Evolution and Super Sport classes, which exist in the ...
Powerboat P1 Done for 2010
Despite its recent announcement of plans for expansion into the United States market in the next two years, Powerboat P1 is pulling the plug on its 2010 season. Below is a statement by Asif Rangoonwalla, the chairman of ...
Powerboat Transport Services Expanding Stateside
Internationally renowned powerboat transportation and shipping firm Peters & May is making a domestic push into the powerboat racing market. Most recently, noted offshore racer Gary Ballough used the outfit to transport his race boats to and from ...
Mystic Powerboats Pumping Big Turbine Cats
From the exotic side of the high-performance powerboat world, the “good news story” of early 2010 has to be Mystic Powerboats in DeLand, Fla. According to John ...
Platinum Powerboat Club Starts Strong
Not all that long ago I had my doubts as to whether the ...
MacClugage/Yamaha Take First Triple Crown PWC Offshore Race
Legendary PWC champion Chris MacClugage dominated the 38-mile Dana Point-to-Avalon sprint race on Sunday to take the opening round of the U.S. Offshore Triple Crown. Aboard his own MACC Racing-prepped Yamaha FX SHO, MacClugage bested 34 competitors in the race ...
Commentary: Small-Boat Poker Runs Are Simple Brilliance
My father is a semi-retired physicist who founded a think-tank in Los Angeles. He’s one of those guys who is so gifted on one level that he is challenged on many others, such as basic communication with his fellow earthlings....

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