Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum

We're racing through history!

All Pages (640)

1967 U-12 Miss Budweiser

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2. One of the most beautiful boats in the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum’s collection is the 1967 Miss Budweiser. Designed and build in 1962 by… View »

1960 U-4 Miss Burien

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2. The original Miss Burien became kindling on Lake Coeur d’Alene during the running of the Diamond Cup in 1959. Like all unlimited hydroplane… View »

1959 U-60 Miss Thriftway

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2. In every element of human endeavor there is one accomplishment that stands above all the rest as "the" definitive classic. If you talk to a… View »

1958 U-40 Miss Bardahl

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2 After Ole Bardahl dabbled in unlimited hydroplanes racing in 1957, sponsoring the U-4 built by Norm Christiansen, he was infected with the wa… View »

1956 U-8 Hawaii Kai III

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2. The Hawaii Kai III was built in 1956 for industrialist Edgar Kaiser. Edgar and his father Henry gained worldwide acclaim during World War II… View »

1951 U-37 Slo-mo-shun V

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2 The Slo-mo-shun V, owned by Stan Sayers and driven by Lou Fagel, won the first unlimited hydroplane race held in Seattle, the 1951 Gold Cup.… View »

1950 U-27 Slo-mo-shun IV

In the years before the Mariners and other local big league sports teams, Seattle had the Slo-mo-shun IV hydroplane - “Slo-mo” for short. This speedy vessel’s designers, builders and racers, Anchor J… View »

1946 G-13 Tempo VI

Reprinted from Skid Fin Magazine, 2003, Volume 1 Number 2 The G-13 was originally built as "My Sin" in 1938 for millionaire Zalmon Simmons. Simmons, who made his fortune with the Simmons Mattress Com… View »

Restorations

1918 Miss Detroit III 1946 G-13 Tempo VI 1948 F-27 Slo-mo-shun III 1950 U-27 Slo-mo-shun IV 1951 U-37 Slo-mo-shun V 1952 2-G Hurricane IV 1955 Miss Thriftway (1) 1956 U-8 Hawaii Kai III 1957… View »

Mission

The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing. Formed in 1983, our Mission:  is to inspire and motivate learning and achie… View »

RSS

© 2017   Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service