Written by Matt Trulio – SpeedontheWater.com
The third contest of the 2018 Super Boat International season, this weekend’s National Championships in Clearwater, Fla., will see Randy Sweers of FB Marine Group competing in two classes. As expected, Sweers, who co-owns the multi-location, full-service powerboat dealership headquartered in Pompano Beach, Fla, with his wife, Kim, will campaign his 40-foot MGI Digital Technology/Konica-Minolta-backed MTI catamaran in the Superboat class. But Sweers also will step into the Stock-class ranks in a 32-foot Doug Wright catamaran running under the FB Marine Group/Lumberton Offroad banner.
“I have teamed up with my longtime friend Bryan Marquardt (the owner of Lumberton Offroad) from Beaumont, Texas,” said Sweers. “Bryan is no stranger to catamarans as he’s owned many over the years that he purchased from me. He’s also a former motocross racer, so I think he’s going to pick up the offshore racing very quickly.”
Sweers described the Stock-class campaign and cockpit paring as a “bucket-list item” for Marquardt, who will drive the 32-footer with Sweers on the throttles…