Jan/Feb 2018 Issue

January/February 2018 • Volume 6 • Issue 28 (click here to download for free)


28th cover 0218sChill Session
The boaters who gathered to explore the trails of Wyoming’s Snowy Range during the International Snowmobile Rally hosted by Saratoga Hot Springs Resort were treated to an exceptionally cool experience.

A True Believer: Meet Iconic Marine Group’s Biggest Fan
Kansas City businessman Fred Ross wants to make it clear that Fountain Powerboats is back—and the same goes for Baja Marine and Donzi Marine.

How Cigarette Stole The Show
Celebrating its 11-year marketing partnership with Mercedes-AMG this year, Cigarette Racing Team blew minds in Miami with its supercar-inspired 515 Project ONE sportboat.

MTI's Biggest Deal
As expected, the MTI-V 57 with quad Mercury Racing Verado 400R engines was a showstopper—and we got to take it for a spin.

DeSantis' Best Skater Yet?
In his new 38-foot Skater catamaran, former offshore racer Danny DeSantis has found the perfect blend of performance, simplicity and reliability.


From the Editors: Feeling optimistic following the boat show in Miami
Hot Sheet: Latest headlines from the world of go-fast boats
Teague's Take: Bob Teague takes the helm of a few outboard cats
On Scene: Florida Powerboat Club mixes it up in Miami
Gear: A closer look at the latest and greatest products
Product Spotlight: Inside Broward Trailer's new fitting process

On the Cover: Cigarette Racing Team teamed up with longstanding marketing partner Mercedes-AMG to create the supercar-inspired 515 Project ONE sportboat featuring Mercury Racing 1550/1350 engines. Photo courtesy Cigarette Racing Team