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Image Of The Week: Fountain Cat Propeller Dance

Photos of high-performance powerboats with just the tips of their propeller blades slashing the water never get old. Don’t believe us? Check out this image of a Fountain 32 Thunder Cat dancing its way through the main harbor in Key West, Fla., during the Super Boat International Offshore World Championships earlier this month.

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Fountain’s 32 Thunder Cat pulled paceboat duty during the SBI Key West Offshore World Championships earlier this month (click image to enlarge). Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.

Fountain and Big Thunder Marine, its dealer in Gravois Mills, Mo., showcased the 32-footer as a paceboat during all three days of racing during the SBI Key West Worlds. That gave speedonthewater.com chief photographer Pete Boden more than a few opportunities to capture it, and of course he came back with a great shot.

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Safe to say, Boden was more than a little familiar with Fountain’s 32 Thunder Cat long before he arrived in Key West, having extensively photographed it for the six-boat sport catamaran roundup that ran in the September/October issue of our digital magazine. Still, he managed to capture a fresh take on it in Key West.

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