REDS Offshore Racing

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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Farewell to Offshore Racer Keith Holmes of the Cat-Can-Do Race Boat

REDS Offshore Racing (Watt-Ahh Race Boat) extends their condolences to Throttles Keith Holmes’ family and team members. The details of the tragic accident seem to be still under investigation. It involved a collision between Miss Geico and CK Motorsports/American Ethanol’s Cat-Can-Do race boats last month in St. Clair, Michigan. Miss Geico typically races in its own “Extreme” …

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Team REDS/Watt-Ahh® to Race in the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix (Here are the Top 5 Reasons Why…)

Team REDS/Watt-Ahh returns after taking the checkered flag in the Pro-Am 1 Class last July. Team members Eddie Tamberino (Throttles), and Nate Hunt (Driver) hope to thrill the many race fans watching from Lido Beach during the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix on Sunday, July 3, 2016. You can view the complete racing schedule for all …

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Meet Becky Sinnreich: Lead Observer for Marine Mammals during Offshore Boat Races

The safety of our marine mammals … manatees and sea turtles … are paramount during offshore boat race events such as the Grand Prix Power Boat races held in Sarasota, FL., every July. This year, Becky Sinnreich led the marine observer team, suspending racing just once, when one of the many manatee that had been …

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Watt-Ahh Delivery Van Sporting Race Boat Photo

Photographer Chuck Carroll captured this action photo of our race boat with both outdrive skegs piercing the water surface during the 31st Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival last July. Chuck graciously gave us permission to use it as the new profile photo on the Team’s Facebook Page. Many offshore race fans know about the Watt-Ahh …

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Be the Ahh! – Watt-Ahh® Customers and Offshore Race Fans Support Childhelp

Childhelp is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to fight child neglect and abuse. They recently posted this photo collage and the following message on their Facebook: “Now this is cool! REDS Offshore Racing showcased the Childhelp logo on one of their racing boats. Check out the speed on this!” The Childhelp Founders, Sara O’Meara and Yvonne …

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“Full Throttle Until I Meet God”

Team REDS/Watt-Ahh met Anthony Radetic at the Sarasota Race Village in July. More than a racing warrior, he is also an honorary U.S. Army combat veteran as a former Blackhawk Helicopter pilot and a dedicated Special Forces soldier serving in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. While his bio reads that he is …

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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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