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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.
BY Paul Luippold
Having been present at the Standish opener every year since 2005, this past weekend ranked as one of the best weather-wise, with clear blue sky and sunny and warm temperatures running into the low 80's.
Most competitors arrived by Friday, with many taking advantage of open practice session in the afternoon. It was a day to dust off the cobwebs from winter and test out new equipment or to just tune up.
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.
American Power Boat Association joins National Safe Boating Council in waterway well-being unity Announced ahead of observance month, partnership reinforces organizations' commitments to safety.
It was just another day in Chardon, Ohio, until about 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 when a gunman opened fire in the Chardon High School cafeteria with a .22 caliber pistol, killing three of his classmates and injuring two more.
Somehow, still images don’t quite convey the atmosphere of a poker run. My last post, just after Desert Storm, (and Rick Mackie’s just before) described the breadth of the activities. We posted some photos of the new boats, both on display and in the water. Nevertheless, there’s nothing quite like going on board and feeling the vibe — especially with friends.