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Kennedy 1-for-3 in first day

posted Mon, 06/04/2012 - 10:27pm in Scoop.It - Hydroracer

Brett A. Clark/The Daily Advance / The Daily Advance

Who's Next (center), driven by Jimmie Stewart of Annapolis, Md., heads back into the docks after winning the Jersey skiff class at the International Cup Regatta, Saturday.


By Chic Riebel

The Daily Advance

Saturday, June 2, 2012


Venue Chosen for 2014 APBA Annual Meeting

posted Thu, 05/31/2012 - 10:37am

The American Power Boat Association will hold its 2014 annual meeting in Reno, NV.

“The biggest little city in the world provided us with an opportunity and experience that no other city could match,” APBA Executive Director Dan Wiener said.

“The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino will be providing our members a nightly rate and concessions that were above and beyond the bid from any other venue.”

Blocks of rooms, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, will be held at discounted rates through Sunday, Feb. 2.

Outboard River Racer Jeff Lewis hasn't lost his touch

posted Wed, 05/30/2012 - 2:33pm

By Ben Maki

of the Daily Courier

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jeff Lewis proved age is just a number, while the number nine is one of significance.

The Grants Pass resident won three of four legs Monday in the Tom Rice Memorial Whitewater Hydroplane Race on the Rogue River to claim his ninth championship at Boatnik’s most prestigious event.

Lewis’ victory broke his tie with Don Burnison for most all-time wins, but Lewis gave Burnison, his close friend, credit for this triumph, too.

UIM President visits APBA headquarters

posted Fri, 05/25/2012 - 8:20am

For the first time in nearly a century a Union Internationale Motonautique (International Powerboat Union) foreign president made his way to APBA headquarters.

“I am very happy and proud to here at the APBA Headquarters in Detroit. I took the opportunity while I was at the [International Olympic Committee] annual convention in Quebec City,” UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli said.


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