Saturday’s weather was cold and rainy and only about 7 or 8 boats plus the APBA school boat getting some laps in before the rain came. Some boats left after Saturday’s testing and more hydros arrived on Sunday. The weather improved Sunday with sunshine and about 15 degrees warmer.
Overall, it was a very good weekend for both testing and a lot of new APBA school students getting their first chance to drive an inboard hydroplane.
These photos were taken as I walked through the pits on Sunday morning.
April will see the Miami Marine Stadium open its doors to powerboat racing action for the first time since its closure in 1992. Click here to read more. According to APBA Oct 1963 Propeller: The new stadium will be used for the first time for the APBA sanctioned Orange Bowl …