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      Published on 03-02-2016 10:29 AM

      By Craig Ritchie

      The Chicago-based National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA) announced Wednesday that it has “reached an agreement to transfer ownership” of its Los Angeles Boat Show and San Diego International Boat Show to Duncan McIntosh Company, Inc., effective immediately.

      Described as a strategic change to its boat show roster, the move means that NMMA will close its western office later this spring. In a letter to exhibitors, NMMA president Thom Dammrich wrote “We are sad to say goodbye to Dave Geoffroy and his talented team of professionals ...
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      Published on 02-25-2016 01:04 PM

      By Craig Ritchie

      Fond du Lac, Wisconsin-based Mercury Racing has unveiled a pair of all-new four-blade, high performance propellers – the Revolution 4 XP and Revolution 4 XC.

      The Revolution 4 XP propeller is said to provide extreme precision when dialing in multi-engine, stepped-bottom performance center consoles (including triple, quad, quint installations) as well as single-engine bay boats. Well-suited for the Mercury Verado 350 and Mercury Racing 400R outboards, the new XP models offer an expanded range of 18-inch ...
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      Published on 02-22-2016 09:57 AM

      By Craig Ritchie

      Poker run organizers Poker Runs America and the Florida Powerboat Club have announced their respective 2016 event schedules.

      Poker Runs America (PRA) and its sister brand, Power Boating Canada, features new dates in its 2016 lineup for events in some of the most beautiful boating venues in North America. All PRA events are sanctioned by the American Poker Run Association.

      The schedule of events includes:

      July 1-2
      Ottawa River Festival Poker Run
      Rockland, Ontario

      July 22-24
      Alexandria Bay Poker Run
      Alexandria Bay, New York

      July 29-30
      Bay of Quinte Poker Run
      Belleville, Ontario

      August 19-21
      1000 Islands Poker Run
      Kingston, Ontario

      August 26-28
      Rock the Bay Poker Run
      Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

      Sept 2-3
      Lake Ontario Poker Run
      Toronto/Niagara region, ...
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      Published on 02-01-2016 01:18 PM

      Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce that NBC Sports will air enhanced coverage of the 35th Annual Key West World Championship, which was held in November at Key West, Florida

      Following the success of last year’s one-hour special event coverage which aired on NBC Sports, for 2016 race programming has been expanded to three one-hour episodes. Air dates for the three episodes are Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 20 at 6:00 pm, and Sunday, February 28 at 3:00 pm (all times EST).

      With the expanded ...
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      Published on 01-28-2016 12:43 PM

      By Craig Ritchie

      GEICO will make a bigger splash in race waters this year when the 2016 season series begins in April. Along with its World Champion Miss GEICO racing team, the company will also sponsor both a P1 SuperStock race boat and an AquaX racer this year.

      The GEICO-branded P1 Panther race boat, driven by World P1 Champion racer Craig Wilson, will make its first appearance in Tavares, Fla. in April. Wilson is looking forward to getting behind the wheel of the P1 Panther. “I’ve enjoyed watching the one-design series both at events and ...
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      Published on 12-15-2015 03:05 PM

      Not sure what to give the performance boater on your holiday gift list? Here are some ideas for go-fast boat gearheads.

      Mercury Racing MRS19 Colorblock Long Sleeve Performance Tee

      Available in Vintage Heater with Black, Blue or Red trim, this $23.99 long-sleeved T-shirt has moisture wicking and breathability. It’s $100 percent polyester and weighs 3.8 ounces. Check out

      Mercury Racing Hoody

      This ultra-heavyweight cotton/poly blended hoody Vintage Navy Heather sweatshirt is great for chilly days on the water. It Features a front pocket, heavy-gauge draw cord and full front and hood Mercury Racing imprints. Price is $30.99

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      Published on 12-08-2015 08:52 AM

      By Eric Colby

      Italian manufacturer Revolver Boats ( has introduced a new center-console model, the 43CC. It measures 41’6” LOA with an 11’4” beam and is rated for 12 passengers with a fuel capacity of 343 gallons. The company says it can power the boat with up to three Seven Marine or Mercury Racing 400R outboards. The twin-stepped bottom design should exceed 55 mph with three Seven Marine motors, according to Revolver.

      The new model was designed by Alberto Mancini of AM Yacht Design, who also designed the Revolver 44GT. The ...
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      Published on 12-03-2015 08:03 AM

      By Eric Colby

      On December 4 and 5, the 15th annual edition of the Boating Toys for Tots Tour will be taking place in Palatka, Fla., at the Crystal Cove Resort. This is a great event that combines a fun boating destination with a worthy cause. From single-engine outboards to offshore V-bottoms and catamarans, a great variety of performance boats participate in the event.

      Registration opens Friday December 4th and at 10 a.m. the boats and crews gather to prepare for an informal lunch run so owners can make sure everything is running right. ...

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