May/June 2017 Issue

May/June 2017 • Volume 5 • Issue 24 (click here to download for free)

FEATURES
24th cover 0617sLarry Goldman Tribute
Eight people who knew Xtreme Powerboats founder Larry Goldman best pay tribute to the joyful man of good humor who is survived by his wife, Jodi, and children Jacob and Jilian.

Dream Catchers
With their families, friends, the team at Performance Boat Center and their fellow Superboat-class competitors behind them, Tyler Miller and Brett Miller have entered their rookie offshore racing season in fine fashion.

Brand Central: Desert Storm Delivers the Goods
Some of the finest go-fast powerboat hardware on the planet gathered on Lake Havasu for the West Coast’s largest annual event.

Inside the Tickfaw 200: C’Est Ci Bon
For endless good times and unbeatable hospitality, events don’t get any better than this Louisiana bayou happening.

Everybody Won
At the third annual Erie Poker Run, just making it back in one piece proved to be a significant victory.

The Man Behind the Curtain
Look closely at almost every Lake Havasu-based marine event and you’re likely to find Speedboat magazine’s Todd Taylor.

Meet The Newest Enforcer
Powered by a pair of Mercury Racing 1350 engines, the latest 43-foot catamaran from Nordic Boats is turning heads in Lake Havasu.

Epic Center
Examining the trail-blazing MTI-V 42

DEPARTMENTS
From the Editors:
The lasting impact of the loveable Larry Goldman
Hot Sheet: Latest headlines from the world of go-fast boats
Teague’s Take: Bob Teague talks offshore race team dynamics
On Scene: Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lake of the Ozarks, Texas
Gear: A closer look at the latest and greatest products
Product Spotlight: Marine Concepts travel covers protect your boat

On the Cover: Powered by a pair of Mercury Racing Verado 400R engines, the first M28R catamaran from DCB Performance Boats was finished in time for a photo shoot days before the Desert Storm Poker Run.