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In March Marine Technologies Inc brought together some of their passionate boat owners for their annual owners fun run which the MTI crew gets out with their owners for a good time on the water making a trip from Miami to Marathon which from there the boats headed to Key West then returned.

This is the companies 4th owners fun run now and MTI does everything possible to make this a truly enjoyable and stress free event for their participants even going as far providing pickup and luggage transporting by their  support vehicles. 

With great weather along with some awesome boats it makes it made for memorial event. Highlight footage from the run featured below.

One of the most recent organizations to come onto the scene over the last couple years Race World Offshore also know as RWO announced in a press release that they have been awarded a five year contract from the City of Key West to play host of the Offshore Powerboat Racing World Championship Event that has become a staple event to end the boating season in November. The organization explained it was a difficult and long Request for Proposal (RFP) process however the Key West City Commissioners voted in favor of Race World

RWO President, Larry Bleil, commented on the news. 

“This whole process has taken so long and it spilled over into the second quarter of 2019. I am so happy it is over so we can get on with things. And now, we can finally roll out our plans and talk about this season.”

RWO is now also officially recognized as an APBA sanctioning body of offshore races and will be announcing their upcoming races for this season. 

Australian offshore racers are approaching their first round of racing as they head into a five stop season starting in Victoria later in April. The series consists of two classes Superheat extreme and Supercat Outboard coming together taking on the rough waters of Australia. 

 

Round 1, Wyndham Harbour, Victoria- April 27-28

Round 2, Bowen, 2019, Bowen Offshore Superboat Race

- July 20 - July 21

Round 3, Townsville, Queensland- October 5 - October 6

Round 4, Lake Macquarie, 2019- October 19 - October 20

Round 5, Hervey Bay, 2019 November 30 - December 1

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