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TODD CURTIS
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alex M Kostelnik and TODD CURTIS are now friends
Jul 31, 2013
Jason A. Mitchell left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Hello all... Iam new to the museum and iam trying to get info... i grew up in madison indiana watching race boating.. I always want to get involved in racing and to become a racer myself. well instead i went into the army served my time got out…"
May 31, 2013
Pete Groves left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Hey Todd, Big Vintage hydro fan, and I really want to build a replica 7 Ltr, or unlimited, but for now I am happy to follow  whats going on while I complete a Golden Age aviation racer replica aircraft"
Oct 25, 2011
Steve Geddes left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Hi Todd,  I'm an old Hydro Fan.  Grew up in Seattle in Mt Beaker area."
Aug 24, 2011
Doug Gintz left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"anyone remember the Miss Eagle Electric"
Aug 19, 2011
Doug Gintz left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Hey Todd, I just remember the races when I was a kid in Spokane and the older boats running on CDA Lake, looking forward to the races this weekend again and the old hydros"
Aug 19, 2011
William H. "Bill" Grunow left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Good Morning Todd, It's nice to know that I have contacts in Oregon, I am looking forward to sharing some of my recollections of boat racing with fellow enthusiests on this website. I have been involved with racing since 1951 and I am looking…"
Aug 15, 2011
RSR left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Thank you for the friend request. I hope to speak all of you in the near future when i visit the Seatlle sea fair. Hope to show then some of my rc turbine powered hydroplanes. I love to visit the museum!!!   Greets, Roberto Costantin from the…"
Aug 12, 2011
Dan Ostrem left a comment for TODD CURTIS
"Thanks for the friend request. Whom do I contact to volunteer to work on the restorations of the boats?  "
Aug 8, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Joshua Hyatt's group
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Ryan Smith's group
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1962-65 Miss Bardahl

1963-64-65 Gold Cup & National Champion1965 World Champion57 Consecutive heats completed (record still stand for a piston powered unlimited)Lap, heat & race records which stood for over a decadeFirst use (along with Miss Exide) of Nitrous OSee More
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Jere Heiser's group
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1967 Miss Budweiser

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum's 1967 Miss Budwieser was built by Les Staudacher in 1962 for Shirley Mendelson McDonald. She ran in 1962 and 1963 as the Notre Dame. In 1965 the boat was renamed Shu-Shu.In 1967, the 4th Miss Budweiser crashed in Tampa Florida, killing Bill Brow. Bernie Little bought the Shu-Shu and turned her into the 5th Miss Budweiser. She was driven by Mike Thomas and won the British Columbia Cup in Kelowna BC. The boat was replaced by the famous Ed Karelsen-built hull…See More
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Steve Compton's group
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1955 Miss Thriftway

Information on the Vashon Unlimiteds, LLC 1955 MISS THRIFTWAYSee More
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Glenn D. Raymond's group
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1958 Miss Bardahl

This group is dedicated to all the former drivers and anybody who likes the first successful Miss Bardahl. Photo of Billy Schumacher driving at Seafair 2001 by Jon Osterberg.See More
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS and wayne rousseau are now friends
Aug 7, 2011
TODD CURTIS joined Steve Compton's group
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1977 Atlas Van Lines

Construction updates as the famous "Blue Blaster" is restored to her original racing condition. Updates by Don Mock and Phil Lampman - Photos by Phil LampmanSee More
Jul 28, 2011

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At 6:55am on May 31, 2013, Jason A. Mitchell said…

Hello all... Iam new to the museum and iam trying to get info... i grew up in madison indiana watching race boating.. I always want to get involved in racing and to become a racer myself. well instead i went into the army served my time got out became a semi pro baseball player..i dont play ball any more due to an injury but i still have the fever to hydroplane race.. ive tryed to talk to people but it seems no one wants to give me the time of day.. if some one could help me i would greatly appriciate it.. i think hydroplane racing is the greatist gift God beside my children and wife has givin us.. my email is jazzymitch78@aol.com. go fast and turn left

At 5:07pm on October 25, 2011, Pete Groves said…
Hey Todd, Big Vintage hydro fan, and I really want to build a replica 7 Ltr, or unlimited, but for now I am happy to follow  whats going on while I complete a Golden Age aviation racer replica aircraft
At 8:18pm on August 24, 2011, Steve Geddes said…
Hi Todd,  I'm an old Hydro Fan.  Grew up in Seattle in Mt Beaker area.
At 7:39am on August 19, 2011, Doug Gintz said…
anyone remember the Miss Eagle Electric
At 7:39am on August 19, 2011, Doug Gintz said…
Hey
Todd, I just remember the races when I was a kid in Spokane and the older boats running on CDA Lake, looking forward to the races this weekend again and the old hydros
At 3:10am on August 15, 2011, William H. "Bill" Grunow said…

Good Morning Todd,

It's nice to know that I have contacts in Oregon,

I am looking forward to sharing some of my recollections of boat racing with fellow

enthusiests on this website.

I have been involved with racing since 1951 and I am looking forward to sharing both pictures and memories with other members.

Bill Grunow,

At 12:19pm on August 12, 2011, RSR said…

Thank you for the friend request. I hope to speak all of you in the near future when i visit the Seatlle sea fair. Hope to show then some of my rc turbine powered hydroplanes. I love to visit the museum!!!

 

Greets, Roberto Costantin from the Netherlands

At 4:56pm on August 8, 2011, Dan Ostrem said…

Thanks for the friend request. Whom do I contact to volunteer to work on the restorations of the boats?

 

At 8:46am on July 26, 2011, Gail Richardson said…

Todd,

 I welcome you as a friend and welcome you as a member to the Hydroplane Museum.I hope you follow the restoration of the 77 Atlas by reading the articles of progress posted by Don Mock. Part of the restoration crew works every Wednesday and Thursday. Stop by the Museum and say hello.

                                                             Gail Richardson 

 
 
 

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