Monthly Archives: May 2020

Water Follies go, no go decision upcoming

Via Grand Prix America Hydroplanes   KEEP THE HOPE–The Grand Prix America Hydroplane Racing Series hopes the Tri-City Water Follies keep the engine oil warm for the scheduled HAPO Columbia Cup races July 24-26. Early in the upcoming week, the organization’s board of directors are scheduled to meet and make a decision whether the race will be held as the …

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BRP Will discontinue the production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines.

  May 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT Company discontinues the manufacturing of outboard engines and agrees with market leader Mercury Marine to support boat packages. Valcourt, Quebec, May 27, 2020 – BRP (TSX: DOO; NASDAQ: DOOO) announced today it has re-oriented its marine business by focusing on the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products. We …

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Breaking: 2020 Black Lake Regatta – Summer Nationals Canceled

Via APBA Black Lake Regatta Hello, all – We hope you all have been able to stay safe and healthy through these past few months. As the date approaches, we know there have been many questions about 2020 Black Lake Regatta/ Summer Nationals. Our Board of Directors have been meeting continuously to weigh and consider all angles of our current …

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Never before seen photos of Stock Outboard racers heaven

Via dynamite_boatrace_japan Engines. Lots of engines. There are 1,600 engines in use across the 24 Boat Race stadiums across Japan. Introduced in December 2014 and weighing in at 41.5 kg / 91.49 lbs, the Yamato 331 is a 2 cylinder, 396.9 CC stock outboard motor delivering 32 HP at 6,600rpm. They would be classified as C Stock Hydro in the …

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Video: The 47th All-Stars GP regatta underway in Osaka, Japan

  TOKYO, May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DYNAMITE BOATRACE Japan, one of the most popular high-octane water motorsports in Japan for more than 70 years, kicks off its summer competition schedule on May 26-31, 2020, with the 47th BOATRACE All Star SG Series in Osaka. While live attendance remains restricted during the State of Emergency in Japan, fans can follow …

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Jimmy Shane shares his thoughts on Seafair Cancelation

Via Chris Francis For the first time in over 70 years the Hydros will not race on Lake Washington this summer. Today I got a chance to talk with local driver Jimmy Shane of the U-6 Miss Madison Homestreet Bank. He believes there’s one small positive in all this tough news

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