Performance Powerboats

Sterling 1,700-hp Engine Coming
Dynamometer testing on Sterling’s new twin-turbocharged 1,700-hp engine should start this week, according to Mike D’Anniballe, the principal of the Milford, Mich., engine company. The new engine is based off Sterling’s supercharged, 557-cubic inc...
Phenomenon Out for Shootout
Fans of Copeland’s Phenomenon, the 56-foot-long catamaran powered by four 3,000-hp turbine engines will have to wait a little longer to catch the boat in action again. Unconfirmed reports had the cat, which was designed to break the propeller-driven ...
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...
Tampa Bay Jet Boat Show Aug. 14-15
Tampa Bay Jet Boat Show scheduled for August 14-15 at St. Petersburg's Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort and Marina.
SkaterFest Coverage Coming
If memory serves—and I have to admit it does less and less these days—the first “SkaterFest” happened and was spearheaded by Rich Luhrs, a true Skater catamaran aficionado. No stranger to the high-performance boat business—Luhrs built the suc...
MTI Turnout Looking Light for LOTO Shootout
Blazing-fast catamarans from Marine Technology, Inc., are something of a tradition at the speed runs for Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, which will happen this year August 29-30. Plus, as MTI is based in Wentzville, Mo., a couple of hours ...
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...
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 ...

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