Hood Open

I always liked the idea of a engine cowling that opens like a race car hood for easy access to the engine bay. Pulling off these engine cowlings can be a bit tricky (especially when the boat is in the water) and then one needs to find a place to …

racer cheats death at 130mph

Astonishing moment powerboat racer cheats death at 130mph in spectacular crash on same lake where Bluebird pilot Donald Campbell was killed Keith Whittle had just set a new record for Formula 2 class in 200hp boat But his boat flipped one and a half times through the air in Lake …

50 years of Boat Racing History

Worth a read & reflection – page 17 in the Nov issue of Propeller magazine: – 50 Years of Boat Racing History – by W. Melvin Crook. The article was written in 1953(?) for the 50th Anniversary of the American Power Boat Association (born 1903).

Buccaneer — Simulator

Greg and I bought the Buccaneer from Tom Bock in 1995 and was our first UL. We sold that to Paul Becker about 2002 and he ran as UL. He sold to Greg Walden from Atomic Screen Printing. He ran as a UL around 2006-2007? I actually drove it a …