Lake of the Ozarks 2014 Shoot-Out Results


In case you were wondering how a specific boat/driver did at the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shoot-Out, here’s a complete results listing with all the speed runs from the weekend. Class Speed First Last Run Time PC5T2R-1 244 MPH Sheik Hassan Al Thani Run Time: 08-23-14 02:08:19 PM PC5T2R-1 210 MPH Sheik Hassan Al […]

2014 APBA SPRINT NATIONAL CHAMPS — Long Beach Marine Stadium


The annual August sprint boat races at Long Beach Marine Stadium are a Southern California tradition.  In 2014, the event took on even more importance as six different inboard classes were crowned APBA National Champions. SUPER STOCK CHAMPION #80 — Driver, Ty Newton/Owner, Dave Rankin     PRO STOCK CHAMPION #80 — Driver, Ty Newton/ […]

Long Beach Sprint Nationals — Up and Over


Things didn’t go quite as planned for Robby Devine, driver of the Tom Buckles owned K-Boat at the Long Beach Marine Stadium races in August.  During the first heat of racing on Saturday, Devine was dueling with Tony Scarlata in K-69 for the lead on the second lap when Devine drove hard into the turn, […]



                          After a very encouraging start earlier this morning, December 11, the attempt to set a new gas powered record for the San Francisco to Long Beach offshore endurance run (non-stop) by Bob Russell and John Rogers has fallen short. Russell and Rogers […]

BOAT RACING’S LONGEST DAY…..2013 Bluewater 336 Enduro


What’s a boat race without some drama?  Sometimes it’s about a controversial  turn-judge call.  Other times it might be a questionable post-race tech infraction.  Or maybe there was even a scoring screw-up.  Stuff happens.   But the 2013 BlueWater 336 Enduro in Parker , Arizona  was a little different.  It was ‘drama central’ months before […]



Lake of the Ozarks 2013 Shoot-Out Celebrates Its 25th With Record Speeds  It’s become performance boating’s most important mile.  And why not?  After 25 years, the Lake of the Ozarks Shoot-Out competition is the place where the ‘age-old’ question, “Who’s fastest?” is put to rest. This year there was simply no doubt.  Not when a […]



BlueWater Resort and Casino 63rd Annual Thanksgiving Regatta 2009 Obviously, boating racing and turkey dinners just go together.  At least that’s true for APBA circle boat racers on the West Coast.  For the past 63 years, the Southern California Speedboat Club has hosted a multi-day event over the Thanksgiving holiday.  As tradition dictates, the site […]