Education (and Tuition)

Sometimes education comes unexpectedly. When special designs or capabilities come together in a unique new way, surprises can occur. This just happened: In preparation for the Miami International Boat Show, MTI was testing one of its 48 Race/Pleasure catamarans powered with Mercury Racing’s 1350s and M8 drives. Dry sump. I’ve written before about the purpose…

MTI 48 foot Cat Sets the Pace

Despite lean economic times, Marine Technology, Inc.’s largest high-performance catamaran (MTI 48 foot) is its hottest seller. Two years ago Marine Technology, Inc. introduced its 36-foot-long catamaran. Based in Wentzville, Mo., the high-performance catamaran builder already had 39-, 42-, 44- and 55-foot long models. The thinking was that new 36 would be an entry-level boat…

MTI At The Miami Boat Show Poker Run

MTI participated in the 16th Annual Miami Boat Show Poker Run February 24-27, 2011. The poker run allows boat manufacturers and dealers the opportunity to showcase their latest models in the water and at speed…something that the confines of the Miami Convention Center could not provide. For the last several years, the destination for the…


POWER TO GO The first engines designed and built — from block to prop — in-house by Mercury Racing, the Quad Cam Four Valve 1350 and 1100 represent the culmination of everything we’ve learned in more than 70 years in racing. Our most powerful, durable, and efficient performers ever, these engines set new standards for…

MTI looks West to market its stunning catamaran

On just about every major lake with a sizable high-performance-boating fleet, you’re sure to find an MTI or two in the mix. The rare exception is in California and Arizona where the catamarans can be harder to find than a state with a budget surplus. So when it came to designing the new 36-foot catamaran,…

Miami Boat Show is Almost Here!

In less than a month, the Miami Boat Show will open its doors! In my opinion, Miami is the best high performance boating venue in the world. It’s a chance for me to escape Wisconsin’s winter and catch up with my industry friends and many of our customers. And there’s always something new. This year’s…

MTI At The 2011 Miami Boat Show Booth B31

Come join us at this year’s Miami Boat Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center. We are located at booth B31 inside on the main floor. This year, we are bringing 5 boats to the boat show. We will have our new 48′ MTI in the water ready to give potential customers sea trials. In our booth, you will be able to see up close all the gadgets and technology incorporated into the new MTIs. Bring your IPAD to the booth and see how our new boat performs on your IPAD, or better yet… See how your IPAD performs in our boat. See you at the show.

Class 1 UIM 2010 Final Race: Incredible Video

Watch some of incredible video from the end of the 2010 Class 1 UIM Powerboat Racing Season. Randy [Scism] competed for years in the Class 1 UIM and knows the importance of building safe… fast raceboats. “I have gained a lot of experience racing boats over the years and I have been able to put that knowledge to work as we build new pleasure, and race boats. Today… the speeds are faster then ever and it’s our responsibility to make sure we give customers the best and safest boats available.

2010 36 MTI 6-Seater

2010 36 MTI 6-Seater  Mercury 700 SCi’s, #6 Dry Sump, Smart Craft System View Race Edition, Sea Strainers, Engine Flush System, GPS/Video Upgrade, On-Board Battery Charger, Carbon Trim Package, Upgraded stereo,Custome Paint, Herring Props…..etc. 24 Hour Contact 731-426-0019, Trades Welcome, Delivery Worldwide, Financing Available. Length: 36′ • Power: 2xMercury 700’s • Price: $549,000

All Spooled Up News from Mercury 1350

I just got off the phone with Randy Scism at Marine Technology, Inc., (MTI). They first tested Bob Bull’s Mercury Racing 1350 powered MTI 48 Race/Pleasure Thursday, October 21 near the MTI facility. Mercury Racing Product Integration Manager, Mike Griffiths, worked closely with MTI in this, the first install of 1350s in a catamaran and the first 1350 install for the Wentzville, Missouri based company.
The installation went very smoothly – culminating with the on-water test Thursday. Test time was limited due to water conditions and the need to transport the boat to Florida.

Powerboat Magazine Talks about 42 MTI Race/Pleasure

There’s no question that 120 mph on the water is fast and is the kind of speed that needs to be respected. There’s also no question that in the right boat with the right driver, it’s a pure joy, the kind of experience that leaves you grinning. In a boat built to handle it, running that speed feels comfortable and seems effortless. The 42 Race/Pleasure catamaran from Marine Technology Inc., is one of those exceptional boats.