The only thing more exciting than owning the first five-engine MTI-V 42 luxury performance center console, is the first time you get to take it out on the water. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, one performance boater still hasn’t even gotten the chance to see his in person. Continue reading below for more.
Canadian performance boater Joel Begin of Quebec isn’t looking for any sympathy, but he certainly deserves a little considering his two new matching boats were ready for delivery in August at Performance Boat Center in Osage Beach, Mo., and more than two months later the well-known powerboat enthusiast has still only seen them in pictures because of the pandemic-related border closures. Not only did Canada’s Joel Begin purchase two powerboats, one being the first five-engine MTI-V 42 luxury performance center console, he had the boats painted to match one another.
At least the pictures he’s seen, especially the ones taken by speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden at the end of August following the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, are pretty spectacular. Of course his matching boats, one of which is a first five-engine MTI-V 42 luxury performance center console, are spectacular in their own right, which is why he’s eager to get his hands on them and not just hear about how well they perform from the team at Performance Boat Center. In fact, Rusty Williams of PBC ran the 42-footer up to 88 mph on the three-quarter-mile course during the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.