Performance Powerboats

US Triple Crown Of Offshore Kicks Off This Weekend For PWC Racers
The 2010 U.S. Triple Crown of Offshore race series kicks off this weekend, March 28th, as racers contest a 37-mile "sprint" (hey, these guys are endurance racers - 37 miles across the Pacific is a sprint to them!) from Dana ...
Spectre Powerboats Revival
Truth be told, I was genuinely sad when Jay Pilini of Spectre Powerboats sold the molds for his high-performance catamarans and focused exclusively on building center-console fishing boats. First, Pilini and his crew built a great ...
Nasso Rules New Jersey Waves
No group in the go-fast powerboat world is more cohesive than the New Jersey Performance Powerboat Club. And within that 200-member tribe—and ...
What To Check Before Buying Used Boat Or PWC
Most people would probably agree it's a buyers market for those looking to buy a PWC or boat, and that some of the best deals can be found in the used market. It's there, however, that BoatU.S. notes they've seen ...
Livorsi LED Beverage Holders Create Instant Bling
Tell me that looks don’t matter in a high-performance boat and I’ll tell you that, frankly, you’re high. How else do you explain things like $60,000 paint jobs on go-fast boats, as well ...
Boat Name Dogs Senate Candidate
Over the years, I’ve seen some deeply tacky high-performance powerboat names—from “Money Shot” to “Wet Dream.” So on a 1-to-10 scale of tasteless boat names, “Sexy Bitch” rates about a 2—at least for me. It’s just not that offensive or ...
Inside Phenomenon: First Look
Please excuse the hassle of having to "link to a link"—it's a copyright thing—but the first photos of the interior of Copeland's Phenomenon, the quad-turbine-engine, 12,000-hp catamaran designed to attempt the propeller-driven water speed record are online at ...
Skater Hardtop Nears Completion
In mid-November, I reported on Douglas Marine Skater’s new hardtop 40-footer. According to Chris Mornes of the Douglas, Mich., company, the catamaran should be delivered to owner Gary College of Discovery Bay, Calif., in the next ...
Boat Count Down at Sanibel-Fort Myers Poker Run
Just got off the phone with Stu Jones, the owner and founder of the Florida Powerboat Club based in Pompano Beach, Fla. Jones is in Fort Myers, Fla., getting ready for the club’s Sanibel-Fort Myers Poker Run March ...
100 Great Hot Boat Book Planned
Talk about taking your project to the people: Kevin Spaise, the former editor of Hot Boat magazine and a regular contributor to Performance Boats magazine, is putting together a book called “100 Great Hot Boats.” According to a ...

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