Slideshow of the Week: Outerlimits-Inspired Without Limits Custom Bike Wins in Daytona

Dr. Michael Janssen, the founder of the Center for Spine and Orthopedics in Denver who is best known around offshore racing and poker run circles as “Doc,” knew he was getting a show-stopping bike when he custom-ordered a turbocharged motorcycle from the Arizona-based Trask Performance.

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With the Daytona International Speedway in the background, Dr. Michael Janssen poses with the trophy he picked up for his custom bike in Daytona Beach, Fla. All photos courtesy Dr. Janssen

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Image of the Week: Time to Turn

Most of the participants in the Florida Powerboat Club’s Miami Boat Show Poker Run and MTI Owner’s Fun Run will either head back or are already heading back to Miami from the Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club in Marathon today. Among them was Ron Szolack, who piloted his Mitcher T-painted (from a design by Stephen Miles) Mystic Powerboats C4400 catamaran powered by a pair of Mercury Racing 1100 engines to the Florida Keys venue this weekend and headed home yesterday.

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With this weekend’s events in the Florida Keys behind it, Ron Szloack’s Mystic Powerboats C4400 catamaran is now for sale—and sure to find a happy home (click photo to enlarge). Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.

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Gallery Of The Week: Inside DCB’s Latest M35

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In its first test session, this new DCB Performance Boats M35 catamaran reportedly reached 165 mph.

The folks at DCB have completed yet another spectacular M35 Widebody catamaran powered by Mercury Racing 1350 engines, and thanks to the El Cajon, Calif., company’s Jeff Johnston speedonthewater.com has more than a few images of the 35-footer to the share. According to Johnston, the new cat, which is headed to a client in Canada, ran 165 mph earlier today with its engines turning 6,500 rpm.

“Those 1350s accelerate like nothing else,” said Johnston. “With 41-inch pitch propellers, it will run 173 to 175 mph."

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Image of the Week: Reflecting Mystic's Miami Surprise

Exhibitors at the Miami International Boat Show tend to hold at least one thing back to help create “the element of surprise” when the annual event opens, as it will next Thursday. In the case of Mystic Powerboats, which is bringing three M4200 luxury center consoles to the Feb. 14-20 event, the “Miami surprise” is one of three 42-footers dressed in a “sporty” Stephen Miles Design paintjob, according to Mystic Powerboat Sales representative Scott Sjogren.

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Image of the Week: Naples By Nichols

Among the many reasons good reasons we were ready to say goodbye to 2016 and start the New Year was the return of photographer Jay Nichols to the high-performance powerboating world. A longtime contributor to speedonthewater.com, Nichols took a much-needed break—with the exception of shooting Skaterfest and a couple of local events—from go-fast boat photography last year.

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Photographer Jay Nichols was back in action last weekend capturing the Fort Myers Offshore fun run to Naples. (click image to enlarge). Photo courtesy/copyright Jay Nichols/Naples Image.

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