2014 OPA Schedule

With just less than 2 months until the offshore race organization OPA hosts their 2013 awards banquet to honor this year’s champions, many teams are already preparing for the 2014 season, which kicks off the first weekend in May. The organization just recently released their 2014 schedule, which will again include the Atlantic City Grand…

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Go-Fast Boat Winterization Tips

Winterizing a regular ol’ runabout is challenging enough for most owners, but when it comes to performance boats and their engines, there are a few worthwhile extra steps that should be taken. Starting with one of the most basic go-fast accessories, for stern-drive-powered boats equipped with switchable exhaust, make sure you run anti-freeze through the…

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MTI-V 42 At Hamilton Harbor Boat Show

In late November, Tom Stuart visited the exclusive, invitation-only Hamilton Harbor Boat Show in Naples, FL. Friday hosted a members only viewing event, with guests arriving on Saturday. The MTI-V 42 was extremely popular among guests, as it stood out significantly against the likes of Hinckley, Boston Whaler, Grady White, Hydra-Sports, and others. Gallagher would…

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Miss Mary Mac MTI Featured As Image Of The Year!

Speed On The Water Magazine just published their fourth issue, which includes a fantastic collection of images, titled 2013: Year In Pictures. While several MTI’s were featured in the publication, a photo of the Miss Mary Mac MTI catamaran, captured by notorious offshore racing photographer Tim Sharkey, was selected as the “Image Of The Year”,…

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Spirit of Qatar MTI at World Championships

The future of offshore racing is in good hands thanks to some talented second-generation competitors from some of the best-known families in the sport. The best performance on Sunday was turned in by the Spirit of Qatar Superboat entry, which was driven by Ali Al-Neama and throttled by second-generation throttleman Billy Moore, son of the…

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Full Spread of MTIs At Key West World Championships

Marine Technology Inc was well represented across the fleet over the past week at the Super Boat International Key West World Championships! According to the unofficial results, as released by Super Boat International, Miss Mary Mac took a second place finish in the Turbine class, as the team finished first in both the second and…

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Embracing the Key West World Championships

This week, offshore racers, poker runners and go-fast boat lovers of all kinds will find themselves in Key West, Fla., for the Super Boat International Key West World Championships and Florida Powerboat Club’s Key West Poker Run. Despite that they happen during the same week, the two events run independently of one another. Yet they…

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MTI at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 31-Nov 4, 2013. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. Covering six locations and over 3 million square feet of space, the show’s transportation network of bus shuttles,…

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Top Winterizing Tips

Get your boat ready for hibernation with these winterizing tips. Preserve “Fogging” means applying lubricating oil to cylinders and pistons while the engine is running. This can be sprayed in via carburetors or air intakes, or a special mixture can be supplied to the engine via a portable tank connected to the fuel line. Think…

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Miss Mary Mac MTI Catches Major Air at OPA World Championships

There is big air and then there is big air—like the kind under Miss Mary Mac in this incredible Tim Sharkey image from the Offshore Powerboat Association World Championships in Ocean City, Md. By all accounts, what started out as flat water in the early to mid-morning turned to jumbled 3- to 5-footers by the time the races got started.

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