Regatta Review #212

Monday, March 17, 2014

After the Winter we've had, the recent sunny days have us thinking about Spring and boat racing!

Gold Cup Gala at the DYC

The 2014 Gold Cup Gala at the Detroit Yacht Club will be held on Friday May 2nd. This event is to benefit the Gold Cup race and has become an annual tradition.

Join us for an evening of exceptional food, silent and live auctions, raffles, and entertainment.

See the flyer:

Tickets are $100 per person. Call the DYC at (313) 824-1200 for more information or to make your reservation.

Reserve Your Gold Cup Tickets Now!

Those of you that reserve the same seats every year or would like to retain the seats you had last year may still reserve those seats by contacting us ASAP.

On March 21, 2014 all unpaid seats will be released and sold on a first come first serve basis. Call us at (586) 774-0980 or contact us to arrange your reservation.

It's Official - New Driver for the Oh Boy! Oberto

While it's been a rumor for a while, the official announcement of the new Oh Boy! Oberto driver has been made: Jimmy Shane. Jimmy was the 2013 High Points champion in the U-5 Graham Trucking and takes over after Steve David's retirement.

An Interview with Steve David

If you haven't heard of the Unlimited NewsJournal, they are a great source of news around the sport. Craig Fjarlie interviewed Steve David in a 2 part story that begins in their November 2013 issue here:

The Helter Skelter Saga

If you're interested in Vintage Limited hydroplanes, there's a great story in the Marine Prop Riders newsletter. It's about the re-discovery of Phil Kunz's Helter Skelter and the restoration, with plenty of photos.

The 3 part story begins in the November 2013 issue here:

The Marine Prop Riders is a Detroit based inboard racing club which was founded in 1951. They meet the first Wednesday of each month. Visit to learn more.

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