Although Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats hasn’t released any information on its path forward since its initial official statement following the untimely death of company president Joe Sgro, the Bristol, R.I., custom boat company is continuing with multiple current builds—and taking new orders. Most recently, the builder completed an SL 52 V-bottom powered by Mercury Racing 1350 engines and painted by Stephen Miles Design for second-time Outerlimits owner Ed Urbanek of Ohio.
As soon as on-water testing is complete, this new Outerlimits SL 52 V-bottom will be delivered to its Ohio-based owner (click image to enlarge).
“It’s the first full-cabin SL 52 we’ve done since 2014,” said Dan Kleitz of Outerlimits. “It’s loaded with air-conditioning and TVs, a generator and a bow thruster.
“We haven’t water-tested it yet,” he continued. “We’re still waiting for the bay to thaw out—there are still some icebergs floating around out there. But I know Ed is eager to get it, and eager for the weather to warm up so he can use it.”
Kleitz said he plans to bring a recently completed SL 44 owned by Rob D’Angelo of Michigan to the upcoming Miami International Boat Show Feb. 14-19.
“We have a lot going on,” he said. “We have a new SL 50 that’s just waiting for its custom Sea-Dek and we’re building an all-carbon canopied SV 43. Next week, another outboard-powered SL 41 will be headed to Stephen Miles for paint. Burton Kirsten’s 46-foot catamaran is in the pre-assembly stage—all the internal structure is going in right. And we just started a new 50-footer for Dave Scotto.”
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