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The Next Generation of Team Warpaint


Although the Team Warpaint crew has been fairly quiet since its dramatic accident in Key West, Fla., during last year’s Super Boat International Key West World Championships, Bob Vesper and Danny Crank insist they’ve had every intention of returning to the racecourse this season from the day after last year’s crash on the last race of the championships.

The proof is in the new 42-footer built by Marine Technology Inc. that the two have been working on for the past several months to replace the team’s Michael Peters-designed Apache, the US-1 Warpaint built by Ontario Yachts.

Vesper, who owns and drives the boat, said he is hoping to have the boat ready in time for the Clearwater Super Boat National Championship in Florida at the end of September.

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