Matt Trulio Archive

Boat Transporters Peters and May Race for Recognition
Posted on November 23rd 2011 - Matt Trulio
Through their powerboat racing sponsorships and affiliations, Peters & May hope to grab even more market share in worldwide powerboat transportation.

Shootout Wrap-Up: What A Show
Posted on August 31st 2010 - Matt Trulio
Just a few random notes from the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout last weekend. The next issue of Powerboat will have a more-complete story, with ...

Shootout Updates: Record Speeds, Titanium Props and More
Posted on August 28th 2010 - Matt Trulio
Just finished Day No. 1 of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and I could sum it up with one word: Wow. Of course, you ...

Flying to the Shootout
Posted on August 27th 2010 - Matt Trulio
By the time you read this, I’ll be on an airplane headed for St. Louis, Mo., which is about two hours and change by car ...

Sterling 1700 Engine: “Ready for Christmas Time”
Posted on August 25th 2010 - Matt Trulio
On August 4, I reported on the development Sterling Performance’s new 1,700-hp turbocharged engine. At that time, the engine was headed for dynamometer testing. Company ...

Dave’s Custom Boats Cat Slated for Display at Shootout
Posted on August 24th 2010 - Matt Trulio
Regardless of what you think of “West Coast custom” catamarans, no company builds them better than Dave’s Custom Boats in El Cajon, Calif. DCB’s workmanship ...

Outerlimits SV-52 Quad Diesel: A Closer Look
Posted on August 23rd 2010 - Matt Trulio
Last week I caught up with Mike Fiore of Outerlimits on the Bristol, R.I., custom V-bottom and catamaran builder’s in-house engine program. Near the end ...

Sunsation Will Be Represented at Shootout
Posted on August 19th 2010 - Matt Trulio
While the fastest catamarans and V-bottoms rightly get top billing at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout—it is after all a top-speed event—the fastest entries ...

Fiore On Outerlimits Engine Program: “Pleased With Our Progress”
Posted on August 19th 2010 - Matt Trulio
In October 2009, Outerlimits started its own in-house engine program. The project included buying a dynamometer and building a testing cell to house it, acquiring ...

Whipple Offers Kits for Mercury Racing Engines
Posted on August 17th 2010 - Matt Trulio
When it comes to engine upgrades, most notably supercharger kits, I lean toward the conservative side. First—and this should be obvious—anyone who upgrades an engine ...