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We Love the Offshore Racing Fans

Offshore racing in Sarasota is not the same. We try to keep articles light, entertaining, informative and always heartfelt. I realize this is somewhat of a departure since the latter (heartfelt) is mainly in play here. Our favorite memories in racing beyond going on stage to receive awards, was meeting the race fans at both […]

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The Social Power of Offshore Powerboats

The Sarasota/Bradenton Area is receiving international Sports Performance recognition by hosting major sporting events such as U.S. Olympic trials, world-class tennis, soccer and rowing events. In our opinion, the “Father of All Sports Performance” is the offshore powerboat races – the annual celebration of our area’s powerboat design and manufacturing legacy for over 30 years. […]

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Team REDS/Watt-Ahh Takes the Checkered Flag at the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

Sarasota powerboat team, REDS Offshore Racing/Watt-Ahh, won first place (Class Pro-Am 1) at the 31st Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix on Sunday, July 5, 2015! We want to share our open letter published in the editorial section of of the Sarasota Herald Tribune last week: Best Offshore Racing Fans and More! Our hometown has the best racing fans and the […]

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Sarasota Grand Prix Offshore Boat Racing, July 3-July 5, 2015

There is a new race organization, OPGP, that will assist the Suncoast Charities for Children on the 31st Annual Racing off of Lido Beach, Sarasota, FL. The race fans at the Thunder-by-the-Bay motorcycle festival in January 2015 loved hearing that there will be three days of qualifying racing and finals instead of only one day. AquaNew’s Dana and Rob […]

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Home Town Watt-Ahh® Super Boat in Englewood’s Pioneer Days Parade

Announcing a New Super Boat Grand Prix Coming to the Charlotte Harbor Area in April of 2014  A new Super Boat Grand Prix is heading to the Charlotte Harbor area with its first annual event scheduled for Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13, 2014. Our favorite Florida gear heads, Team REDS, are excited to […]

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Local REDS Offshore Racing Team – Racing Against Bullying

The REDS Offshore Racing Team will be competing in their hometown of Sarasota for the 29th Annual Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival. For the first time ever, Sarasota fans can see Team REDS competing in the new SBI Super Boat Extreme Class on race day, July 7, 2013. Team REDS chose this year’s theme […]

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A Letter from ChildHelp (re: the Super Boat Grand Prix and Race Week)

We received a beautiful letter from Childhelp® about the efforts of both AquaNew and REDS Offshore Racing in helping spread awareness about child abuse issues. AquaNew is also committed to donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each bottle of Watt-Ahh® to Childhelp. If you’d like to contact them directly to make […]

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2011 Key West Super Boat World Championship

2011 Key West Super Boat World Championship In Memory of Big Thunder 100 and Page Motorsports 31 Deadly Passion Only tough competitors taking risks are successful in the extreme sport of Offshore Powerboat Racing.  Their passion for the sport while speeding on the edge between water and air, can sadly turn fatal.  Three seasoned racers, […]

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Sarasota Super Boat Race Team Sponsors Military Shout-Out

Local Sarasota Super Boat Race Team Sponsors Military Shout-Out Sarasota, FL, June 27, 2011 A local team of motley gearheads will race in a 29-foot Scarab boat during the Super Boat Grand Prix Festival this coming weekend.  This boat is commonly known on the race circuit as the “National Guard” boat.   A radio shout-out from […]

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2009 Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix Boat Race (Silver 25th Anniversary) Winner of the P4 Class!

The 2009 Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix celebrated it’s Silver Anniversary this year, with J&S Motorsports winning in the P4 Class! J&S Motorsports’ 29-foot custom-built Scarab, sponsored by the Army National Guard and Watt-Ahh (AquaNew). L-R Captain Keith Colburn of the Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch, Driver and Captain Scott Brown, Crew-Chief Dennis Bilodeau, Crew Mike, Throttle […]

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