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07-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Jim: Any chance you will make it to the Power Cat Rendezvous this year? http://www.powercatboat.com/Rendezvous/DeGray2015/DeGray2015.html
Looks like we are going to have our best turn out this...
This clip is of Bob Morenz in the Mr. Powercat bubble cat running at Salton Sea 500. I have not been able to confirm the year but I believe it is 1964....
Butch is correct, the Switzer's were not the first or the only ones to use a wing section in a boat for lift. They along with Ted Jones, my Dad Ray Leger, were...
06-27-2015, 03:51 PM
My father ( Ray Leger ) as early as 1961 saw the limitations in the Power Cat conventional catamaran as he and others were racing. His back flip at over 80 mph in a 16c Power Cat with twin 80hp...
06-22-2015, 10:55 AM
http://www.powercatboat.com/Group/jh_15c/bf017.jpg The Power Cat 15c actually measure 14ft 8in
Nice boat and motor combo..
04-22-2015, 07:58 PM
318491From a show in FL a few years back
For those who are not on Facebook
1958 JavCat.. Wow !!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiOt2i7PzTM This video shows several races run at the Miami Marine Stadium, Its 36 minutes in length but shows some great action of all classes of boats. ( There...
Both LODBRS and ODBA have class provisions for unlimited outboard in their current rule books. But ODBA does not use the
timing equipment you are looking for, nor do they have ET or speed...
Here are the tentative dates for national level drag events this coming year...
2015 Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series Schedule
April 10-12: Parker, AZ
April 25-26: Phoenix, AZ
The 1/4 mile records shown are newer.. They are not standing start drag racing but just like the kilo and mile straightaway records, long running start and long shutdown with
only a 1/4 mile timed...
I agree, there was a 250 mile marathon run on Town Lake, Austin over the same
Aqua Fest weekend as the boat drags that were held there each year. The lake is now
only open to electric or...
No problem, my dad agreed with you. After he flipped his cat at Long Beach Marine stadium in 1961, all development of catmarans stopped and
he concentrated on the new 3pt and 4pt hydros...
This photo recently was posted by Rick C. and is of Skip Talbot in a pickle fork cabover hydro. His earlier boat that I have seen was a round nose cabover.. Do you know if this second...
Link to YouTube video of a GT115 running about 1970
07-30-2014, 10:36 AM
On the car scene they call these "Resto Mods" taking an
older classic car and adapting modern building methods and
products and modern...
Here are some other photos of this one
Short course buoy racers that run over each other use them now.