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Port Huron Sideways: A Photo Gallery by Pete Boden

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Yesterday, we featured head-on raceboat shots captured by photographer Pete Boden during last weekend’s Offshore Powerboat Association International Race in Port Huron, Mich., and Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Today we take a different angle, so to speak, with some of Boden’s turn shots from the race. While head-on shots present in-your-face action, turn shots reveal the often wild, unpredictable and maybe even a tad out of control at times nature of offshore powerboat racing.

Turn, turn, turn—checkout the slideshow above. Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.

While the degrees of the turn in each image is different, they’re all intriguing. Our favorite has to be of Reindl’s 24-foot One Design “Bat Boat” barely connected to the water, but there are other fun and frankly wild shots in the slideshow above.

Boden has been a busy man since mid June, having photographed the OPA race and New Jersery Performance Powerboat Club Atlantic City Rally, Michigan’s Boyne Thunder Poker Run—including a special early morning cover shoot for the latest issue of Speed On The Water digital magazine—and the OPA St. Clair River Classic, and more. The guy is a workhouse, for sure, but more like a thoroughbred based on the consistently high quality of his images.

Related story: Port Huron Head-On: A Photo Gallery by Pete Boden