Image of the Week: A Much Lower Altitude Mystic

When speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden of Shoot 2 Thrill Pix headed to New Smyrna Beach, Fla., to shoot the latest Mystic Powerboats M4200 luxury center console delivery, he came back with something unexpected—an image of the triple Mercury Marine Verado 350 outboard engine-powered 42-footer “catching air.” And that’s saying Boden has shot almost every Mystic M4200 produced in the last two years and has brought back nary an air shot.

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Image of the Week: Perfect Pair

With a new movie called “Speed Kills” about the life and times of Cigarette Racing Team founder Don Aronow starring John Travolta and heading into production next month, this photo from speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden was an easy choice for our Image of the Week. Boden captured the image of two Cigarette sportboats—a 38’ Top Gun and a 36’ Gladiator—idling alongside one another during the Florida Powerboat Club’s recent Tampa Bay Poker Run.

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Gallery of the Week: Collier’s Mystic C4400 Cat Hits The Road

With its exquisite paintjob completed by Stephen Miles Design in Owensboro, Ky., a unique low-profile Mystic Powerboats C4400 catamaran owned by Chad and Heather Collier of Tennessee currently is on its way to the Mystic facility in DeLand, Fla. The 44-footer should arrive at the shop this evening.

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Image of the Week: Quite A Lady

From a distance, the Lady Lisa, one of two 80-foot sport yachts built by Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats in Fort Myers, Fla., looks like another attractive, vibrant-red go-fast sportboat. But as the V-bottom owned by Red Reynolds gets closer to the viewer, it becomes obvious that the 80-footer is not “another” sportboat. The Lady Lisa is—in a word—massive.

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How big really is the Lady Lisa? Click the image above. Photo by Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix

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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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