Riding in a Fountain powerboat – 2,700 horsepower on the water – Hang on!

Want to know what it’s like to go really fast on the open water and hit speeds of over 100mph? MSNBC and Forbes feature a story on riding in a Fountain powerboat on the Pamlico River, in Washington, N.C., home of Fountain headquarters.

This is not your average bass boat or pleasure boat. This is a serious racing machine and deserves respect. In a 2,700 horsepower powerboat you wear a special belt that shuts off the engine if you get thrown overboard, your neck aches from the wind on your helmet, and a piece of floating debris in your path can spell disaster. But if you can handle the power, you can zoom over glassy water in style.

Maybe you’re ready to do more than read about powerboats? If you’re ready for a ride in your own Fountain Powerboat, check out the selection of Fountains on Boat Trader Online.

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