We're racing through history!
The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing.
The Video Vault is a private Group, on our web site, that provides Museum members access to hundreds of hours of hydroplane video footage. Some of the footage is very rare, not seen in public for decades. Here is how you can join!
Reprinted from The Seattle Times, August 5, 2016
Sketched Aug. 3, 2016
The thunderous hydros are meant to be watched as they glide over Lake Washington during Seafair. But, for a quieter experience, you may want to see them up close at the…Continue
By Fred Farley - Unlimited Hydroplane Historian
As the story goes, Bill Wurster was sitting in his pleasure boat tied to the log boom at Lake Washington in 1967, watching the Seattle Seafair hydroplane race. He made a bet with his brother that one day he would pilot one of those awesome machines--an Unlimited hydroplane.…Continue