Deloite Wolfe from Missoula, Montana and built in and raced in the old Region Stardust A class hull built in the late s? And both responded positively and made a number of valuable suggestions. They did make Miss Bud the villain, but I recall that the Atlas Van Lines was more of the villain at the time one of them Detroit boats. Moonshine Baby A webpage. The article was hardly an objective account of the race and I wrote it badly. Roger sold it the Huey Long who campaigned it well into the 70’s.

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On the big screen, they were simply breathtaking.

At the end of her career jounson Delta Lady blew a sponson in and languished in a Lousiana swamp until her rescue in I discovered she was originally red and white and had noticed a dark red paint behind the cockpit.

I am in Madison on the first week of April most years, for a hot pepper festival at the Thomas Family Winery. The hull was deemed too short at 18’2″.

Boat has aluminum bottom running surfaces. Just received it today.

I will never forget the smile on Jim McCormicks face as he went by, giving me a big wave and a thumbs-up. A few months later, Bobby died of cancer. We budyd the boat to Larry Lauterbach to have it restored.


Madison – A Movie Review

When I read the script two years johsnon, I concluded that if the filmmakers adhered to the screenplay as written, they would have a pretty darned good movie. I don’t know specifics but according to Bob, he won quite a few races with it running a highly modified Buick cid.

Known today as the 1 litre stock class. The boat was totally rebuilt by current owner from It holds a NOA straightaway record of Unfortunately, there are no Vintage Races in Ontario and I do not have the opportunity to let the general public view such a noted racing hydroplane.

This hydroplane is a rear engined hull with a vee drive through a gearbox. The new hydrpolane was S Some matters of historical fact are glossed over for dramatic effect. Here is the actual movie site Boat stored last ten years in Tennessee. The frames were purchased by Reg Winters of Nelson, New Zealand in who went on to build the boat.

Thunderboating – A Personal Memoir – Chapter 9 – Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum

See what the critics had to say about the movie http: The Gummys amassed their share of National Championships in 62, 63, 64, and Share Tweet Facebook Facebook.


Now owned by Dick’s son. I watched these scenes wondering where the archive footage came buddy and why it was so good Owned by John Leach of Washington. Firebird ci class hull Built in 19?? By filling out that form your boat will be included into this directory AND a media sheet will also be made and posted next to your entry.

I knew all of the real people portrayed in the script. Even if the handicap is wrong, someone will win this “FUN” event Bonnie McCormick Bruce Dern Wally Johnston had the boat for a short time in Montanna. Prop is a 12×22 2 Blade Mercury. Bernie doesn’t get much love on the west coast.

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