Statement from Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat Company General Counsel Frank Sciacca on the death of our Company’s President, Joseph Sgro:

“Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat Company and the entire Outerlimits family mourns the loss of our beloved President, Joseph Sgro. Joe, who was 63 years of age, passed away due to injuries sustained during a boating accident in the Florida Keys on Friday, November 9, 2017. Joe is survived by his loving wife Eileen, their beautiful 5 children and soon to be 3 grandchildren. Anyone who knew Joe loved him and his family. His larger than life personality and his generosity to his family and friends was unparalleled.

The entire Outerlimits family is devastated by the loss of our friend and colleague who along with Brian McLaughlin is a Shareholder and Director of Outerlimits, and we wish to express our deepest condolences to his entire family and especially Eileen, who is in our prayers. Details on arrangements will be made and released in the coming days,” said Frank Sciacca, General Counsel of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat Company.

Our Director Brian McLaughlin has asked that Outerlimits be closed today as a day in mourning for our beloved Joseph Sgro.


Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Massapequa Funeral Home
4980 Merrick Road, Massapequa Park, N.Y. 11762

Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m.
St. Barnabas Church
2320 Bedford Ave., Bellmore, N.Y. 11710


The following is the PBN coverage from the day of the accident.

Florida Powerboat Club has reported FWC contacted them concerning a single vessel incident in Marathon involving a rollover and of one of our longtime industry member. Most recent update will be at the top of this article.

Updated 4:56 PM

It has been confirmed that Joe has passed away

Updated 2:09 PM

Joseph Sgro, of Outerlimits Powerboats, has been named so far as the only injury in the accident involving 4 people on board the boat. As of 2:00 PM it is reported that he has been revived by emergency medics and is being airlifted to Miami. Our deepest condolences go out to the Sgro family and those involved.

More updates to follow