Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
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Posted on August 3, 2011 at 2:29pm 1 Comment 1 Like
This newly-revised Museum web site kicked off on October 19h 2010. We are now up to 423 "members", from all over the U.S. and even International. It is an amazing "blog", with lots of photos, videos, and hydro racing history. It also provides the ability to follow all of the Museum restoration progress. But it is important to point out that the 423 are members of the "blog" and not literally members of the Museum itself. Museum membership indicates financial support, which helps us pay the…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2011 at 9:10pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
Museum Executive Director David D. Williams has written four books about Unlimited hydroplane racing that belong
on every hydroplane racing fan's bookshelf. They are "Hydroplane Racing in Seattle", "Turbine Racing in Seattle". "Hydroplane Racing in the Tri-Cities", and "Hydroplane Racing in Detroit". They can be ordered via the Museum
by visiting the Museum STORE button and then clicking on BOOKS AND MAGAZINES. You will also find numerous other publications on boat racing that…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2011 at 5:22pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
Posted on December 4, 2010 at 9:37am 1 Comment 0 Likes
I recently purchased Jim Sharkey's amazing book, "HYDRO'S WHO'S WHO, 1946-2008". It lists all of the boats, all the drivers who drove them and what year(s) they raced. There is a chonological listing of a) all the Unlimiteds and their name changes; b) all the drivers and all the boats they drove; and c) a yearly breakdown as to how each boat finished in each race. The book is absolutely amazing with all the infomation and details. If you need to know about a hydro hull,…Continue
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I remember you well :) My address is firstname.lastname@example.org if you happen to come across the Madison race video. I am not looking for anything professional. If someone happened to tape it from their TV that would be just fine. Thanks for your help!