MTI At 25: Over The Top In Key WestWe’d like to revisit a particularly noteworthy moment in the 25-year history of MTI that occurred in the beautiful Key West, Florida. On Friday, November 10, 2017, during the 37th annual Offshore World Championships, featuring a collision that was unlike any other, eliciting gasps from the crowd. Keep reading to discover the details of this intense racing day.

Being that it’s “Key West” week for the powerboat community with the Race World Offshore World Championship taking place in the southernmost city in the continental United States today, Friday and Sunday, this seemed like the perfect week to reflect on one of the most memorable moments in the 25-year history of Marine Technology Inc.

Anyone who was anywhere near the “outer mole” in Key West, Fla., during the 37th annual Offshore World Championships produced by Super Boat International on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, likely never will forget the high-speed impact sounds, long-lasting gasps and moments of relief as the teammates in two of the Unlimited-class catamarans exited their boats without assistance following a collision unlike anything offshore racing fans and, eventually, millions of people around the world, had ever heard or seen before.

As longtime CMS teammates Bob Bull and Randy Scism were attempting to exit the course when a mechanical issue in Bull’s 52-foot MTI ended their effort to chase down the front-running Miss GEICO and Wake Effects teams in respective their Victory and MTI catamarans, the CT Marine 44-foot Victory campaigned by driver Andy Strobert and throttleman Billy Moore ran right up the rear of CMS.

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