THE CLEANER THE BETTER

Fuel filters have always been a big deal for recreational boats.  Dirty gas, bad gas, stale gas, old gas, water in the gas, etc., etc., the list of potential fuel related problems for boaters is […]

THE FASTEST MILE

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 […]

A DAY AT THE BEACH

Top Sprint Boat Racers from Seven States Vie for Championship Titles in Long Beach Most power boat racing fans just refer to it as “the beach.”  Eighty–one years ago there wasn’t a motorboat to be […]

TODD HAIG DOMINATES WORLD’S GREATEST WATER SKI RACE FOR 11TH TIME – SETS NEW RECORD

Any athlete will tell you that winning a championship is the crowning achievement to a sports career.  And successfully defending that championship is even harder.  So when you consider that American speed ski racer Todd […]

HOT BOATS ON ROUTE 66 – 2013

It might seem unlikely that you’d schedule a ‘hot boat’ meet-up in the dead of winter, but if you live around Needles, California where historic Route 66 runs, it makes perfect sense.  That stretch of […]

RIVER ROCKET FEVER 2012

It’s become a much anticipated annual event for Colorado River hot boaters — the Billy-B River Rocket showdown at Pirate Cove Resort in mid-September.  Needles, California is rapidly assuming the role as the headquarters for […]

AIRING IT OUT……S.C.O.P.E. OFFSHORE ACTION

Maybe these boats aren’t ‘classic’ yet, but thought you might enjoy seeing what some of the members of SCOPE (Southern California Offshore Powerboats Elite) like to do on a Saturday afternoon for fun.  These shots […]

SOMETHING OLD…SOMETHING NEW

Ever See a Wood Deck Hondo XH511T Runner Bottom?  You Have Now! Among the most elite names in flatbottom history is Hondo, a line of record setting hulls designed and built by Irv and Peggy […]

BIG BLOCK LEGENDS RALLY

Hot Boat Heaven at the River — February 2010 For more than 50 years, the Colorado River has been a fertile breeding ground for some of the fastest and most exotic high performance boats in […]

A THANKSGIVING TRADITION

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 […]