OUR TEAM

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MARK WILSON

Mark Wilson started his racing career in 1967 in the junior class. In a short period of time he jumped through the ranks and classes winning dozens of races and championships. In 1979 Mark became a professional driver for the “Formula One” class with the Martini racing team. He took runner up positions in the World championships in 1980, 1982 , 1984 and 1986. He won British Championships in both 1980 and 1984. He totaled an astonishing 55 wins throughout his professional career.

In 2002 Mark joined forces with his son Craig and his daughter Louise to compete in the New Orleans World offshore championships, where they placed a respected third.

After retiring professionally from racing in 1990 Mark ran the occasional race taking top podiums finishes in both Formula One tunnel boats and Offshore Powerboat racing, proving his wide range of skills throughout the racing scene.

 

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KATE WILSON

Kate was born into a racing legend family, racing and marine industry is in her blood. She grew up all over the world, being born in England and then living in Switzerland for 10 years and then finally coming to America, she also traveled a lot with her family due to her fathers racing career as a young child, then later following her brother racing throughout Europe and  all of his Races here in America.

She graduated with her diploma and hopes and dreams to become a veterinarian, but the business gave her countless opportunities she could not pass up, so she stayed and watched this Family business Grow and she couldn’t be more proud; lucky enough she gets to work with her family everyday.

Kate on her spare time enjoys the Beach, running with her 4 legged friends and of course quality time up keeping her lovely home. She also enjoys site seeing and theme parks, also snorkeling and of course boating in sunny Florida.

Kate Wilson maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; preparing payroll; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.

 

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CRAIG WILSON

Craig Wilson launched onto the racing scene in 2002 when he finished third in the New Orleans Offshore World Championships. In 2003 he joined forces with Bill Mazzoni and took the US national Championships. In 2004 the pairing were unbeaten throughout the season winning every race including the US national championships.

In 2005, 2006 Craig finished on the podium multiple times racing with both Team Taboo and the Fountain factory team. he also raced with his father multiple times taking two first place finishes.

In 2007, Craig paired with James Sheppard, and raced the Powerboat P1 World Championship series. Crew chiefed by his father Mark Wilson they took the World Championship finishing on the podium at all 11 races.

In 2008 the same pairing returned to the Powerboat P1 World championships to defend their title. And they did in great style winning the first four races of the season and finishing on the podium in all races but one.
Later that year Craig paired once again with James in Key west, at the Superboat Offshore championships. They participated with two different boats in two different classes for a total of 6 races. They won the P-1 class world title and took runner up honors in the Superboat V unlimited class in the infamous Cat killer boat.

 

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FORREST KIRBY

Forrest was born and raised in Florida. He is a country boy at heart, who lives in Palm City with his wife and wonderful dog. He enjoys fishing , sunning it up on the beach, hunting, and going out on his boat.

Forrest used to work at a sign company which was very popular around Stuart, but unfortunately the company closed it doors but new ones opened for Forrest as he started to work at Wilson Custom Marine, and that has been 8 years and running going strong.

Forrest truly brings pride and strength to this company and is always happy and is willing to give 150% dedication to whatever he has to do to make his customers and company happy.

 

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