- Created: Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:00
- Written by Matt Trulio
Look for a stunning—and rare—refreshed Outerlimits 44 GTX at this weekend’s poker run in Kentucky. Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.
On Friday afternoon during the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout weekend in Central Missouri, the Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats clan led by company principal Joe Sgro and key team member Dan Kleitz held an owners’ rendezvous party at the waterfront home of longtime Outerlimits owner Mike “Doc” Janssen. The custom high-performance V-bottom and catamaran hardware that filled Janssen’s docks was as good as it gets, but for some reason one of the boats—a big blue V-bottom I couldn’t immediately identify—caught my eye. So I asked Vinnie Diorio, the owner of a beautiful 2016 Outerlimits SV 43 sportboat about it.
“That belongs to ‘Popcorn’,” he said. “Follow me. I’ll introduce you to him.”
Within a few minutes, I was chatting to 32-year-old Evan Singer of South Lyon, Mich., about 30 minutes outside of Detroit, about his sit-down 2009 Outerlimits 44 GTX, one of two models built before the company transitioned to its SV series of sit-down V-bottoms. Singer purchased the 44-footer in the winter of 2016 from veteran Outerlimits owner Glenn Salyer, who runs a successful highway construction business and owns the Lake Cumberland Marine in Kentucky.
Singer runs his 44-footer with his wife, Danielle, and they're often joined by their children Enzo and Brody.
“What I liked about it when I first saw it was that it didn’t look dated—the interior looked just like what Outerlimits is doing today with the SV models,” said Singer.