After a more-than-two-year dispute between Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, R.I., and Eliminator Boats in Mira Loma, Calif., the tooling for the Outerlimits SV 29 V-bottom is back at the Outerlimits facility. While Outerlimits company representative Dan Kleitz declined to provide details on the resolution of the battle over the tooling for the 29-footer between the two companies, he did say that the issue was resolved to the satisfaction of both parties.
The first Outerlimits SV 29 (shown here) was introduced at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show.
“I was out in California last week inspecting our property,” Kleitz said. “Everyone at Eliminator was very nice and polite and accommodating. I got it loaded up on the truck and sent back.
“We always owned it,” he continued. “We never relinquished the rights to our property, and we looking forward to building more of them.”
The next SV 29 the company will build is for Kleitz and his father, Ken, who previously owned an Outerlimits SV 40. The sixth 29-footer built by Outerlimits, the boat will be powered by a Mercury Racing 565 engine.
“That’s a great overall power package for the SV 29 with great fuel economy,” Kleitz said. “I don’t think a lot people got to see how cool this boat really is. I was part of the design from the ground up with (Outerlimits founder) Mike Fiore, from every bottom design change to every sea trial. So I have a lot of great memories around it.
Tooling for the 29-footer arrived at Outerlimits earlier this week.
“It’s a great little boat for someone who wants a hot rod but isn’t interested in a sport catamaran,” he added. “And in the future we definitely plan to offer it as an outboard boat.”