Super Cat Fest West back in late April

Launched in 2022 by Alvin Heathman, the founder of the annual Super Cat Fest event that runs concurrently in late August with the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in central Missouri, Super Cat Fest West powered by River Dave’s Place returns to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. , April 26-29. The Audio Kicker Marine sponsored event will be headquartered at the Havasu Riviera Marina in Lake Havasu City.

In 2022 Super Cat Fest West attracted a range of high performance catamarans from builders across the country. Photo by Tom Leigh courtesy/copyright Tommy Gun Images.

Here’s a quick look at the event schedule, which for the second year is supported by the Oklahoma-based powerhouse Stereo Company.

Wednesday April 267:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.—Move-in and welcome party sponsored by West Coast Drives.
Thursday April 272-10 p.m.—Street Show/Super Cat Fest Village.
friday april 28—Fun Run (1pm), Dock Party at Havasu Riviera (4pm-10pm)
Saturday April 29—Fun Run (1 p.m.) all day Dock Party at Havasu followed by a closing party at Horizon Motorsports.

Last year’s event attracted a strong mix of bespoke creations from DCB Performance Boats, Eliminator Boats, MTI, Mystic Powerboats, Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats, Skater Powerboats and more. The event follows the annual Desert Storm Poker Run, which will run from April 19-22.

Founded by Dave Johnson, River Dave’s Place in Lake Havasu City is a popular high performance powerboating website and forum community. Johnson and his crew were “boots on the ground” for the event, which Heathman originally produced in conjunction with Featured magazine and Jokers Wild Productions. The two entities are no longer associated with the event.

Related story: Flying high after the first Super Cat Fest West