A very rare find inside the Yamato Factory, racks of US made hydroplanes

Wow, one looks like an old Pugh, cant exactly make out what the others are. So who has insight on how these would have landed the basement of the Yamato Factory in Japan, Would these have been boats taken over by American teams to race in Asia and Europe during the 80s and simply leftContinue reading “A very rare find inside the Yamato Factory, racks of US made hydroplanes”

Video: Dynamite Boat Race Japan steps up their social media campaign with impressive online content

Lake Biwa, about 15 minutes from Kyoto by train, is a great location for boating sports. We had a look around the temples and the area before we went to the Lake Biwa Boat Races. Brilliant day! Links: Website: https://lets-boatrace.jp/en/ ▶︎ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dynamiteboat… ▶︎ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dynamite_bo… ▶︎ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BoatraceJapan

6 Boats – 2.5 Minutes – 3 Laps – 1,800 Meters – Go!

View this post on Instagram SG 66th BOATRACE Memorial at BOATRACE Shimonoseki starts today! Top racers are all gathered in Shimonoseki for the big race series. 2 female racers and 50 male racers (age 59 to 24) will compete next 6 nights. Let’s see who will win the title! #boatrace #boatracer #racingboat #womanracers #hydroplane #championracerContinue reading “6 Boats – 2.5 Minutes – 3 Laps – 1,800 Meters – Go!”

Power Mom Itsuko Hidaka wins her 75th race at GIII All Ladies over the weekend

English Translation: Itsuko Hidaka is the winner of GIII All Ladies which was held in Ashiya from July 27th through August 1st. This was her 75th victory in her 35yrs of career and the first victory for this year. Hidaka’s nickname is “Great Mother” and she is one of the best female racers with 35Continue reading “Power Mom Itsuko Hidaka wins her 75th race at GIII All Ladies over the weekend”

Dynamite Boatrace Japan launches US Social Media campaign in an effort to promote the series to a broader worldwide audience

ROPPONGI, TOKYO, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DYNAMITE BOATRACE Japan, the most popular high-octane on-water motorsport in Japan for more than 70 years, continued its summer competition schedule with the 30th BOATRACE Miyajima Grand Champion Series held over six days from June 23 through 28, 2020. The Miyajima BOATRACE course is set amongst oneContinue reading “Dynamite Boatrace Japan launches US Social Media campaign in an effort to promote the series to a broader worldwide audience”

A rare behind the scenes look at where the stadium racing hulls are built

View this post on Instagram So, here’s a cut away plan view of the hydroplane boat that is raced at all Boat Races in Japan. This (and the engine) is the core of the excitement. It is all wood with a fiberglass cowling. We’ll add to the understanding of the making of the boat inContinue reading “A rare behind the scenes look at where the stadium racing hulls are built”

Assembling fresh pistons at the Yamato factory

  View this post on Instagram Another one from the makers. Assembling fresh pistons at the Yamato factory. Bore x Stroke: 66.0 x 58.0 mm. These guys get busy. A visit to the factory soon and we hope to get some more photos for you. . . . #hydroplane #boatrace #raceboat #dynamiteboatrace #stockoutboard #cylinderhead AContinue reading “Assembling fresh pistons at the Yamato factory”

Video Postcard: The 30th Grand Championship Miyajima (SG Race) will start from June 23rd – 28th

View this post on Instagram 30th Grand Championship Miyajima (SG Race) will start from June 23rd – 28th. It’s one of the prestigious races for SG race series, and 52 top racers will compete in Miyajima. . . . #grandchampionship #miyajima #boatrace #boatracer #racingboat #womanracers #hydroplane #championracer #boatinglife #boatlovers #dynamiteboatrace A post shared by dynamite_boatrace_japanContinue reading “Video Postcard: The 30th Grand Championship Miyajima (SG Race) will start from June 23rd – 28th”

The 47th All-Stars GP event comes to a close in Osaka, Japan

View this post on Instagram The final two days of The 47th All Stars GP meet in Osaka were held on May 30 and May 31 with a mixture of results from the favourites and a long deserved victory for the overall winner. Hitoshi Shinozaki, 32 years old, from Fukuoka in Kyushu, took home theContinue reading “The 47th All-Stars GP event comes to a close in Osaka, Japan”