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VIDEO: Blinded by the spray

Here’s a spectacular crash between two performance powerboats, but it has a happy ending.

Teammates racing in separate boats Aug. 16 in the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships get too close when the lead driver appears to slow down, blinding his trailing teammate with spray.

What happens next could have turned out much worse.

And click here for another look.

It’s a pretty nifty recovery, and none of the racers on Team Martimo were injured.

The 40-foot boats have twin engines, each of which is 1,500 hp, and can reach speeds of 150 mph.