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Walking with Greatness: Following John Cosker in Miami

John Cosker (center) met with Gary Goodell (left) and Marc Granet of the Miss GEICO team at the Miami International Boat Show.

You’re probably familiar with the concept of “Six Degrees of Separation,” which basically holds that no one person on this planet is more than six acquaintances away from another. Well, for John Cosker, the owner and founder of Mystic Powerboats in DeLand, Fla., during the Miami International Boat Show, the number of degrees of separation falls to two.

How do I know this? Simple, I followed him around the show for a couple of hours today. I figured that trailing the guy who not only designed the Mystic line of custom high-performance powerboats but the entire Deep Impact center console line, several models in the Concept and Contender center console lines and a whole bunch of other stuff would produce some interesting moments and a good story line.

I was right.

So what’s it like following Cosker through the Miami Show? It’s a story best told in the present tense. So here we go …

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