Regatta Review #183

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Volunteers Needed for Detroit Boat Show Booth

Are you interested in helping staff our booth at the 2013 Detroit Boat Show? The show is February 16th-24th with different hours on different days. See the full schedule (PDF).

Call (586) 774-0980 or contact us with any questions or to schedule a time slot.

Plans for Discovery Series Revealed

In a joint announcement H1 Unlimited and Discovery Studios revealed plans for a documentary TV series focused on the Air National Guard H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Series.

H1 Chairman Sam Cole said "we are thrilled to be partnering with Discovery Studios in this venture.  The TV series has the potential to give millions of viewers a true inside look at the spectacle of the world's fastest boats."

In making the announcement Discovery Studios Executive Producer Daniel Soiseth underscored the "unprecedented behind the scenes access we'll have to the danger, fiercely competitive personalities, and constant conflict that are part of this incredibly colorful sport.  This is the stuff that compelling documentary TV is made of."

U.D. Sponsors Vic Nelawake Unlimited Spirit Award

The local Unlimiteds Detroit club sponsors the Vic Nelawake Unlimited Spirit Award. This award recognizes an individual whose voluntary contributions to the sport of Unlimited Hydroplane Racing stand out among all volunteers, and have demonstrated the same selfless dedication and inspiring spirit that Vic was known for.

Visit to vote for Carol Simons, DRRA Volunteer since 1989 and Gold Cup Chairman of Hospitality since 2006. She serves 400 volunteers each year and executes her position with clear vision, professionalism and courtesy.

Voting closes February 6th.

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