Gallery of the Week: Wright Performance Powerboats 360 Cats in Formation

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The first two Wright Performance Powerboats 360 sport catamarans run together on Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks. All photos by Brad Glidewell Photography (click photo to enlarge).

While the goal of a recently organized photo shoot on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks was to capture the first running images of the second Wright Performance Powerboats 360 catamaran to hit the water, the team at Performance Boat Center didn’t miss the chance to bring out the first 36-foot outboard-powered catamaran—its demo model that debuted in August at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout—as well as the company’s back-to-back Superboat-class world champion raceboat—a canopied 38-foot Skater Powerboats catamaran fresh off its victory in Key West, Fla.

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Photo Gallery: Mystic Delivers First M4200 With Seakeeper Stabilization System

Given that bow thrusters and other useful features that take the hassle out of operation are pretty standard equipment in most upscale performance-oriented center consoles these, it was only a matter of time before buyers started to looking to add comfort-enhancing stabilizing systems. Most high-end center consoles spend as much or more time simply sitting still in the water as they do running, so adding such systems makes sense.

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For enhanced passenger comfort, the owner ordered this new Mystic M4200 center console with a Seakeeper anti-roll system.

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Image Of The Week: Nor-Tech 392 Takes Key West By Storm

Question: How do you know a powerboating media photo shoot involving a half-dozen boats, more than a dozen people and a helicopter billing at $1,000-plus an hour is happening?

Answer: It’s raining.

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Even in miserable conditions for photography, this Nor-Tech 392 Super Fish proved to be a beauty (click image to enlage). Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.

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Image of the Week: Beautiful Smiles, Beautiful Personalities

Following a weather-threatened Saturday morning speedonthewater.com photo shoot in Key West, Fla., several of speedonthewater.com’s favorite models posed for a quick photo near the docks of the Galleon Resort & Marina where a pair of matching MTI catamarans that were included in the aerial photo session were docked behind them.

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Speedonthewater.com models Loryn, Leanna and Nicole (from left) were total troopers during a morning photo shoot on Saturday in Key West. Photo by Jason Johnson (click image to enlarge).

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Photo Essay: High Above the Historic Parker Enduro

On assignment for RiverDavesPlace.com, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.-based photographer Tom Leigh of Tommy Gun Images happened to be at the right place at the right time with a couple of key people to get some amazing pictures of this year’s BlueWater Resort & Casino Parker Enduro presented by RPM Racing Enterprises and Nick Rose Insurance Agency Inc.

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The 2017 Parker Enduro included 33 entries and an amazing LeMans-style start. All photos by Tom Leigh/Tommy Gun Images

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