The first round of the Offshore Powerboat Association World Championships last Saturday in Englewood Beach, Fla., saw deceptively rough water. And that led speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden to catch more than a few boats in flight.
Tug It and Typhoon shared similar trajectories last Saturday in Englewood Beach (click image to enlarge). Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.
Competitors in the Super V Light ranks put on perhaps the best aerial display of the weekend with OPA favorites such as Tug It and Typhoon taking flight—and with similar launch angles at that. We’re not sure which boat flew highest or farthest, but they sure looked great flying together.
Saturday’s rough water turned out to be a blessing in the big-air department, as the Gulf of Mexico became a mirror pond on Sunday. But at least for one day, there was plenty of air time to be had.
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