Regatta Review #160

Thursday, April 19, 2012

This Saturday - Couch Racing with Chip Hanauer

Unlimited Hydroplane Legend Chip Hanauer will tell where "all the bodies are buried" in this exclusive, tell all lecture and webcast on Saturday April 21st. Chip will "spill the beans" on the funny, wacky and unbelievable things that happened in his 30 year career driving race boats.  The show starts at 5 PM EST and is free to dues paying Museum Members and costs $5 for nonmembers.

It will be broadcast live for out of town members who can't get to Seattle. Don't miss it!

Degree Men Partners with USA Racing

Degree Men announces that it will be the new title sponsor of the USA Racing Partners No. 88 hydroplane in the Air National Guard H1 Unlimited Series. Now in the third consecutive year as sponsor of a top-flight H1 team, Degree Men continues its presence in the world's premier on-water racing series, which brings intense speeds and adrenaline-fueled moments to fans across the globe.

"Featuring 3,000 horsepower and speeds in excess of 200 MPH, the H1 series is unmatched on the water for delivering adrenaline-pumping speed and thrills with every turn," said Ernie Hoover, Unilever US Customer Marketing Director - Personal Care. "This makes H1 a perfect fit with the Degree Men ultra-premium Adrenaline Series anti-perspirant/deodorant line. We're excited to have USA Racing Partners as our new team and 2011 UIM World Champion Scott Liddycoat onboard as our driver."

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Jim Clary Print of the Titanic at the DYC Auction

A framed print of "In Memory of the 100th Anniversary R.M.S. Titanic" will be among the items auctioned off at the Detroit Yacht Club Fundraiser.

To see the painting visit:

Gold Cup Fan Sails Across The Atlantic

One of our Gold Cup fans travels all the way from Amsterdam to see the Gold Cup race and visit family in the area.

Recently Jim sailed across the South Atlantic (from Cape Town to Rio de Janiero) in a small sailboat with three other fellows - that sounds like an epic journey to me!

See a photo here:

Birthday Card "Shower"

From the family of Chris Cutshall:

Chris Cutshall was seriously injured at the Madison Regatta 2011 whena hydroplane ran over the Safety Rescue boat injuring three people. Chris is still undergoing intense therapy.

We are planning a birthday card shower for his birthday April 23rd.

Cards may be sent to: 3059 N. Old State Road 62, Madison, IN, 47250.

I know he would appreciate hearing from everyone on the hydroplane circuit.  Thank You

Alternatively, send an email through our site here:

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