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August 2016 Blog Posts (2)

Thunderboats are impressive, even without the thunder

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…

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Added by Hydroplane Museum on August 24, 2016 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Bill Wurster - Then and Now

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.…

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Added by Hydroplane Museum on August 5, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments

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