July/August 2015 Issue

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Less is More
By converting a 32-foot Skater catamaran from triple outboard engines to twins, Grant’s Signature Racing made it a simple and more manageable boat—without compromising performance.

Southern Hospitality
With a record-setting fleet and fundraising effort for the Wounded Warrior Project, the Old Hickory Fun Run set its own new standard.

Full Blown in Buffalo
An all-embracing local community of performance boat enthusiasts makes the Buffalo Poker Run one of the top go-fast boating events in the country.

Golden State Visions: Inside the Big Cat Poker Run
What made the Big Cat Poker Run a winner for everyone involved? Here are three perspectives.

Another Super Shootout
The 27th annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Missouri continued to improve upon its status as a can’t miss event.

The Pleasure of Lake Powell
Service, scenery and some guy named George have turned the Lake Powell Challenge into a one-of-a-kind event.

Eye of the Hurricane
On the beat or on the racecourse, Hurricane Force Detailing’s Joe Wnek is one cool customer.

A Grand Adventure
Two great center consoles and a dozen great people equal one great trip to the Bahamas.

Outerlimits SL 41 Profile: Fond Farewell
With its owner moving into a more powerful Outerlimits, this stunning SL 41 featuring twin Mercury Racing 700SCi engines is for sale.


From the Editors: Get the 2015 collector’s edition print magazine
Hot Sheet: Latest headlines from the world of go-fast boats
Teague’s Take: Bob Teague answers some propeller questions
On Scene: Highlights from Emerald Coast, Lake Cumberland
Gear: A closer look at the latest and greatest products
Product Spotlight: G&M Hobbies radio control raceboats

On the Cover: Powered by twin 700-hp Mercury Racing engines, Vinnie Diorio ran his Outerlimits SL 41 V-bottom at several events this summer, including the 24th annual Buffalo Poker Run in New York in August. Cover photo by Tim Sharkey/Sharkey-Images