Monster Storm 2017 is Around the Corner

Monster Storm 2017 is upon us – October 12-15, 2017 in Lake Havasu, AZ! We are excited to announce we will be supporting Monster Storm 2017. Monster Storm is a fall poker run and boating event that is family-friendly and traditionally a little smaller and more laid-back than the event’s spring counterpart, Desert Storm.

Online registration for Monster Storm is open now. To register CLICK HERE. Continue reading

Quite the Community: Big Donation from Big Cat Poker Run

Written by Jason Johnson for

When it comes to community-focused events in the performance boat industry, there are some great ones out there. One that comes to mind is the Boyne Thunder Poker Run in Michigan where the town rolls out the red carpet, the event raises a good amount of money for charity and many of the attendees are local—well maybe not from Boyne City or Charlevoix exactly, but from all parts of Michigan. The Pirates of Lanier Family Poker Run is another one that stands out.

Catamarans from DCB Performance Boats and Skater Powerboats cruise along the California Delta during the recent Big Cat Poker Run in Discovery Bay, Calif. Photo by Erick Bryner/Firedrill Productions

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Teague: A Lifelong Passion

At an age when most people are looking at slowing down, Bob Teague continues to live life at full throttle. By Eric Colby

As published in Poker Runs of America Magazine, Vol. 16 #4, 2013.

Twenty years ago when I was the new Editor at Powerboat magazine, Bob Teague and I were sitting in a boat on the Colorado River during the publication’s grueling evaluation program known as The Performance Trials. I mentioned that when we were finished with the 10-day grind I was looking forward to just staying on dry land. I asked him what his plans were and his response was something to the effect of, “We’re staying out here and going boating.”

I must have looked at him like he was about to jump out of the boat. But he explained a simple philosophy that has helped him turn Teague Custom Marine into the largest privately owned business venture in performance boating. Again, I’m paraphrasing, but the idea was that if he made his hobby his career he would always love doing both. Continue reading