"A true mans man and a remarkable human being. He always treated everyone with caring and kindness.
I am so proud that I got hte chance to see him pull away from the docks at Seafair under the Sun and take the Miss Wahoo out one last time. It seemed…"
Mira J Slovak, passed away Monday, June 16th at 7:47am peacefully at his home in Fallbrook, CA.Mira was born in Cifer, Czechoslovakia on October 25th 1929. When Mira was only 9 years old, the Nazis overran Czechoslovakia and Mira and his family had to live with the horrors of the Nazi occupation followed by the equally bloody Russian…See More
Learn the secrets of Layout and Patternmaking from professional patternmaker and veteran vintage racer Rob Wheeler!Here is a unique opportunity to learn an important skill from a professional and give the Museum a hand at the same time! The Museum is working hard rebuilding the right sponson of the 1960 Miss Burien. There are…See More
The fourth of July is just a few weeks away, here is a great way to wave the flag and show some hydro spirit at the same time! This year our Picture Tack celebrates Bill Muncey's bright red white and blue Miss US. Our photo tack is a one inch lapel pin that has a beautiful image of the Miss US outlined with bright gold trim. The…See More
Come and celebrate Racing is Magic at our Gala August 1st at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.Tickets are $125 per person with a $25 discount if you buy before July 25th.Doors open at 5:30, and the program starts at 7:15.The food will be great, the company is legendary and all of the proceeds go to sharing Racing is Magic with kids by supporting our Victory Education Program and keeping the Hydroplane Museum open and our boats running. Auction items will include a ride in the Miss Wahoo…See More
Come hear current drivers such as; Kip Brown, J. Michael Kelly, Ryan Mallow, Brian Perkins & Jon Zimmerman, plus; owners, officials and crew chiefs discuss team changes, new race sites and their plans for the upcoming season. Boats will be on display: U-48 Snoqualmie Casino, U-54 Air National Guard, U-787 Ellstrom/BoeingOpportunity for AutographsWe will be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers available for purchase.Event is Free to members, $5.00 to non-members.Please RSVPMembers Only, come…See More
David, I noticed that the 1955 Thriftway and 1962 Bardahl are included in the restoration page. As a long time museum supporter (though from afar) I would be pleased to have the 1955 GALE V included. I would be happy to write something for the page.