Look out Lake Hartwell, Lake Cumberland and Lake Kentucky—there’s a massive MTI headed your way with one of the most fun-loving, down-to-earth couples in the world ready to take full advantage of the “new ride.” Mark and Britney Godsey of Chattanooga, Tenn., recently traded in Project Mayhem, their twin Mercury Racing 1100-powered 38-foot cat from Marine Technology Inc., for a canopied 52-foot MTI cat with a gorgeous paint job and completely rebuilt Mercury Racing dual-calibration 1550/1350 engines and M8 drives.
In June alone, Mark and Britney Godsey plan to run their new 52-foot MTI at three events relatively close to their home in Tennessee. Photo courtesy Florida Powerboat Club
Starting next week, the Godseys are headed to three events in row—the Hartwell Lake Poker Run (June 6-8 in South Carolina), followed by the Lake Cumberland Thunder Run (June 14-15 in Kentucky) and the Kuttawa Cannonball Run (June 21-22 on Barkley and Kentucky Lake in Kentucky).
You may recognize the Godseys’ new Project Mayhem as the former Pass Blocker—the MTI originally built for retired NFL lineman Brad Benson of New York Giants fame and then sold to well-known performance boater Ron Szolack, who had the engines and drives rebuilt, had a few things updated in the six-seat cockpit and had it partially repainted to remove the Giants logos and some other graphics from the sides of the boat.