Formula’s 430 Super Sport Crossover (SSC) is so unique that designers at the plant in Decatur, Indiana were worried that in a world of social media and smartphone citizen reporters, one leaked photo would allow competitors to knock off a clone before hull No. 1 debuted at the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. But the boat wasn’t ready. Three generations of the Porter family, which closely holds the reins on Formula, wanted perfection. To introduce a revolutionary new paradigm that would change the offshore boating experience required the proverbial patience of Job.