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  1. 2019 Desert Storm Shootout

    Vern Gilbert reclaims King of the Desert at this years Desert Storm Shootout.
  2. One Hell of a Storm

    Desert Storm sees up to 180 boats registered for the biggest event in the west.
  3. The Eye of the Storm

    The largest street party in the west brings the bling for 2019.
    Special thanks to our new photographer, Austin Foley for the great shots. Story and additional images provided by Erick Bryner @fastloudphotography
  4. 2019 Desert Storm Welcome Party at Horizon Motorsports

    Horizon Motorsports turns up the desert heat for the annual Desert Storm Welcome Party.
  5. Twister Boats from Finland

  6. Medley of Miami Boat Show "Bests"

    Reluctantly prying myself off the high-performance docks of the 2019 Miami International Boat Show for the RDP feature profile on the powerboat game changers, it’s time to take a peek back at a medley of eight of Miami's "best-of” booths and discoveries from my random roaming along the nine piers and through the indoor pavilion halls.

    It’s just over a week since the undisputed MacDaddy of marine exhibitions dismantled production and departed Key Biscayne, yet it remains the talk of the...
  7. Miami International Boat Show - A Go Fasters Ultimate Playgrond

    The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show returned to its new home at the Miami Marine Stadium on Key Biscayne from February 14th through 18th. Since relocating from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Virginia Key a few years prior, just getting to the show is half the fun... and I mean that in the most sarcastic of ways. Atrocious traffic is worse than that Sunday afternoon sleep-deprived return drive down Interstate I-15 from Las Vegas to Los Angeles....
  8. Mercury Marine Celebrates 80 Years in Business!

    Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of marine propulsion systems. The Wisconsin enterprise’s revolutionary, game-changing engine launches and the Miami International Boat Show go together just like Harley Davidson debuts and the annual August Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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    However, last month in early January, the company issued a press release in reference to how it would be commemorating its milestone 80th anniversary over the course of 2019, as...
  9. Cigarette Racing Hits the big 50!

    Cigarette Racing Team raised the bar like never before. After pulling the covers back little by little, gradually divulging weekly visual revelations such as the -- Why 6? Because 7 wouldn't fit teaser photo op -- about its Miami International Boat Show 50th Anniversary debuts and causing a commotion of on-line commentary and speculation among the "know-it-allers" and the "think-they-know-it-allers" as to just what exactly would be presented on the docks

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  10. Eliminator 50th Anniversary Party

    Eliminator Boats had their 50th Anniversary party last weekend and it was one for the books! With over 200 people RSVP'ing to the event we made the decision that the juice was worth the squeeze.

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    Myself and Brad Stern (Stern Insurance) added it up and it was going to be Eight hours of driving for four or five hours at Eliminator. Brad being an Eliminator owner already had his eyes set on checking out the new 25 Speedster.

    (Jake standing in front of the new...
  11. 2019 Los Angeles Boat Show Recap

    It's the end of January and we have already had our first boating event of the season in 2019! The Los Angeles Boat Show has traditionally been the kick off for all things boating in each new year. The show itself is also a barometer of sorts for those in the industry to know "what's to come."

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    I'm happy to report that the show has grown again this year filling four halls of the Pomona Fairplex, and one of those halls was dedicated solely to the performance...
  12. Schiada Regatta... Traditionally Non-Traditional

    The annual Schiada Regatta also commonly known as the Notta Regatta is and has always been an event far removed from the regular cookie cutter regatta mold. There is no registration table, or registration party, or registration of any kind for that matter. There also is no host hotel, no poker run, no industry sponsors, and there most definitely isn't any awards/dinner/raffle held in a drab banquet hall. What there is, is a boating event for boaters by boaters....
  13. Featured

    Lake Powell Challenge... A Decade of the Vital Few

    The Lake Powell Challenge celebrates it's 10th year with a record breaking fund raiser to benefit JDRF.
  14. 2018 Campbell Regatta!

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    This past weekend, the Campbell Boat Owners group got together in Lake Havasu City to hold their 46 th Annual Campbell Boat Regatta. 46 years of boating and partying is an amazing testament to the love and dedication these owners have for a boat that was last manufacture 21 years ago. With new boats showing up all the time, this year’s regatta did not disappoint.

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    The regatta tradition requires that there is a theme. This year’s...