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Hondo Boats Manufacturer

Please enter history about Hondo Boats here!

2 hours 21 min ago
Sanger Boats Manufacturer

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Sanger Boats, Inc., founded by Jack Davidson, was established in 1954 in the small town of Sanger, California. At the age of 16, Jack built his first 14-foot wooden boat from the instructions in a magazine. Jack married in 1950 and went on to have four children. In 1956, Jack built his first Sanger dragster for hot boat racing and began drag boat racing competition. In Berkeley, CA , in 1958, Jack set a record at the speed of 118 mph.

1 day 14 hours ago
Diamond Custom Boats Manufacturer

SK hull, Drag Hull, 21 Cruiser v hull

Diamond boats were made in Carter Lake, Iowa by a man named Fred. The ski hull is a copy of a '69 Rayson craft. Fred made 3 hull types, day cruiser, ski, and a racing LP.

10 weeks 5 days ago
Hurricane Boats Manufacturer

Hurricane Boats was started in 1950 by Bob Warren. It was located at 11423 Vanowen Street, No. 27, in North Hollywood, CA.

Advertisements usually refer to the company as Bob Warren's Hurricane Boats.

19 weeks 4 days ago
NJBA Organization

2010 NJBA Rulebook 2
The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly
conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events.
These rules shall govern the conditions of all events, and by participating in these events,
all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.

25 weeks 5 days ago
Modified Eliminator (IHBA) Class

Mod Eliminators have a fixed dial-in of 10.00 seconds. Outboards, V bottoms, Outboard Tunnels, Hydroplanes, Flat Bottoms and Jet boats full this very competitive class. To run a ten second pass takes a huge outboard set for full race. In boards run big Chevys, Fords, Chryslers, multiple carburetors, fuel injection and nitrous oxide is used, making the horse power you need.

25 weeks 5 days ago
The Kansas Badman Boat


44 weeks 6 days ago
Smoke on the Water Boat

Top Fuel Hydro

44 weeks 6 days ago
310 Der Furor Boat

Driven by Gary Scow in the Blown Fuel Hydro class at the NDBA's 1973 Drag Boat Grand Prix at Long Beach Marine Stadium on September 29th and 30th. It was a Howard hull with a Chrysler engine.

50 weeks 6 days ago
SK-333 Water Bird Boat

Raced in the SK class with a Chevy engine. It was included in the program for a 1975 race at Long Beach Marine Stadium.

1 year 8 weeks ago
Pro Competition Eliminator (IHBA) Class

Pro Comp Eliminator has many different boat classes grouped into one, with rules regulating hull design and engine specifications. Each class runs off an index that is generated by the ET record of the class. Each class does qualifying, then is paired up for elimina­tions by running as close to or under their index. The starting clock “handicaps” the start of each class.

1 year 13 weeks ago
Top Alcohol Hydro (IHBA) Class

The Top Alcohol Hydro runs racing methanol, street named “alco­hol” for fuel. They resemble Top Fuel Hydros but are just a few feet shorter and are half the weight. Most Alcohol Hydros weigh about 2500 pounds and make over 3000 horsepower. With two speed trans­missions, operated by the driver, just one propeller pushes these light weight boats over 230 mph, with ETs in the low 5 second range.

1 year 13 weeks ago
The Mist Boat

Blown Fuel Flat

1 year 13 weeks ago
Pioneer Boats Manufacturer

Pioneer Boats was founded in Paso Robles, California by Steve Hall and made primarily jet boats. It was based at one time at 8120 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California. Pioneer (in Atascadero) went out of business in the mid eighties. The Pioneer molds and name were sold to a guy in northern California who continued to build boats for a few more years. It was registered for business on Friday, June 27, 1975 and was officially out of business on Thursday, October 18, 1990.

1 year 13 weeks ago
Blown Fuel Hydro (NDBA) Class


1 year 14 weeks ago
SDBA Organization

Southern Drag Boat Association history here.

1 year 14 weeks ago
Top Alcohol Flat (NDBA) Class

Top Alcohol Flatbottom

1 year 15 weeks ago
Miller Ski Jet 19' Model

One of the Miller Classics, it was produced from 1970 onwards in Santa Maria. It is still made today on-demand by Miller Custom Boats.

1 year 15 weeks ago
Brendella Custom Boats Manufacturer

Irv Brendel started Brendella boats in the late 1950s, building flat bottom ski boats. Irv started Brendella Custom Boats after he divorced Peggy Brendel. It was originally opened in Fresno but ended up in Merced, CA, off of 16th and Highway 99.

1 year 38 weeks ago
337 Unknown Boat

No details known, please add if you recognize this boat!

2 years 8 weeks ago