Sneak Preview: Sportboat Magazine Winter Issue

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Scheduled to hit newsstands in early November, the winter 2013 issue of Sportboat magazine, a quarterly publication, is filled with compelling features from the top writers and photographers covering the high-performance powerboat world. Here’s a quick look from the winter 2013 issue table of contents at some of what you’ll find inside the upcoming issue. (For a look at the full cover, click the image above.)

Something For Everyone: Generous passenger space, a posh stand-up cabin, sporty styling, and slick performance. What’s not to like about the Formula 350 CBR?—By Matt Trulio with on-water testing information and impressions from John Tomlinson

Get the inside story on Formula's hottest new model, plus real-world testing information from John Tomlinson.Get the inside story on Formula's hottest new model, plus real-world testing information from John Tomlinson.

Driving Forces: When the time comes to make your boat go faster, upgrading the drives is just as important as boosting the power to your engines.—By Eric Colby

Leading the Way: It’s easy to see why the Florida Powerboat Club has been a mainstay in the poker run community for 20 years—and why it likely will remain one in the future.—By Jason Johnson

A look at the 2012 FPC season and where it could be going in the future.A look at the 2012 FPC season and where it could be going in the future.

Power to the People: New Fusion performance headers from CMI take the work out of stock MerCruiser engine exhaust swaps.—By Bob Brown

Puttin’ On The Glitz: Nothing beats a gelcoat restoration project to make an older boat look brand new. With help from our friends at Performance Boat Candy, we show you how.—By Bob Brown

Plus, Truck Trend tow vehicle reviews—Sportboat is the only magazine in the country to have new reviews from Motor Trend’s sister publication—of the Ford Super Duty Platinum Series, the Ford F-150, the Nissan Titan Pro-4X, Gadgets and Gear, In The News, Parting Shot and more.

alt"Jersey Sure," a mini-feature with exclusive photos on the New Jersey sportboat community, leads off this issue's In the News section. Photo courtesy/copyright Tim Sharkey/Sharkey Images.