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 The 2014 Poker Runs America Tour was just released recently for poker runners who are planning out their upcoming season on the water, This year is anticipated to be another fun one with the organization as they work to help out local charities. Check out the schedule released below and stay tuned to our official FaceBook Page for more coverage and details on upcoming runs starting with the season opener in March:
We caught up with SuperBoat Australia to find out more about the much rumoured about addition of a new class, as they confirmed all the details of their new SuperCat Extreme Class (Class1) which is now the series largest horsepower class. The new class allows boats to run a combined total of 1500 Hp and with teams like the Navy Boat preparing for this new class it is sure to a fan favorite. The Class has been added with international presence in mind allowing both Class1 as well SuperBoats teams to meet regulations under certain conditions which are outlined below. As most of Offshore racing fans know the power to Weight Ratio for this class is almost uniform making every race a true drivers battle. As of now the teams who have confirmed they will be competing in it is Team Navy, Hunter Storage-Maritimo, and Maritimo Ausralia with many more sure to come. Paul Fowlds of Superboat Australia was is excited about the new class and added “We think this would form a good basis for fair competition, which is very important! Also this would give us the best chance to get boats out and racing based on the available…
(Photo Credit: Bobby D. Clayton at Fox 6 WVRC- www.myfoxal.com) Sad news last week in the performance boating industry as a terrible early season crash on Coosa River in Alabama claims the life of Steve Tripp, the well recognized owner of RPM (Revolution Performance Marine) during testing Tuesday afternoon (February 18th). Steve along with passenger Mark Kent were traveling at high speeds in excuses of 100+mph when the boat suffered mechanical failure resulting in the crash. Reports also confirmed Mark was tossed free and thankfully skipped on the water where he then swam to a near by island where he was picked up by fisherman who saw the accident they took him quickly to shore where he was taken to a near by hospital then transferred to UAB hospital via helicopter where he suffered from a broken wrist and some bruising. Sadly Steve was not so fortunate and did not surface along with the boat after the crash resulting in a recovery search which was eventually called of tuesday evening with only debris and parts of the boat recovered. This is truly tough time and our hearts and prayers go out to the families of these men during this time,…
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