Dangerous Curves debuts at Webb's Slough
Last updated 8/17/2021 at 7:24am
WEBB'S SLOUGH - A debut is in the making for the next sprint boat races in St. John on Aug. 28.
Dangerous Curves is a team of locals, Mike Thomas and Clint O'Keefe, who formed last year and waited out the pandemic-canceled 2020 season.
Then the night before the opening race at Webb's Slough in June, they put the boat in the water for a test run and it did not go as they hoped.
"Catastrophic failure," said Thomas.
The boat sucked in water, ruined two pushrods, and bent a valve.
No racing for them and their debut was delayed.
Since then, Thomas and O'Keefe took the engine out of the boat and...