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Started Aug 5
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
Words & New Photos: Ozzie Wiese
Reprinted from Northwest Yaching Magazone
Buck Thornton was the driver of the Aronow Unlimited in this photo published on Aug. 1, 1982.
By Joanne A. Fishman
Reprinted from The New York Times, June 28, 1981
For 17 years, Don Aronow has been the biggest kid on the block. And why not? It's…Continue