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Inside SOTW Mag: Triple Threat

From the initial sketches in Wayne Schaldenbrand’s notepad to the well-received debut of the 34 Center Cabin Xtreme (CCX) at the 2013 Miami International Boat Show, speedonthewater.com has thoroughly enjoyed covering the evolution of Sunsation Boats‘ first center console. A feature in our very first digital magazine (see “Sunsation’s Next Chapter,” May/June 2013) made that clear.

sunsation 34ccx magSunsation’s first triple-engine 34 CCX tops out in the mid-70s. Photo courtesy American Performance Television

Yet the culmination of our coverage of the feature-filled 34-footer didn’t come until the end of this summer when Bob Teague and I took the company’s demo model—the first triple-engine 34 CCX (hulls eight and nine are currently in production with three engines)—for a ride on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks. Joining us was Schaldenbrand and Jared Morris, a new partner in the Algonac, Mich., company started by Schaldenbrand and his brother, Joe, 20-plus years ago.

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