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Title Type Teaser Updated/commented date
John Mullins Person

"Ugly" John Mullins, Bad Medicine BFF

2 years 12 weeks ago
Bill Hartman Person

Taken from wsrdeaths.m.webs.com:

Buried: Grace Alliance Church Cemetery, Lexington, North Carolina

Full Name: William Henry Hartman, Jr.

Location: Brazos River, near Waco, Texas

Event: Southern Drag Boat Association Texas Shootout

Accident Date: July 6, 1986

Boat: 2,500 horsepower 14-foot drag boat

He crashed while driving the Ofixco Special at more than 100 MPH. He was vice-president of the Southern Drag Boat Association.

2 years 12 weeks ago
172 Ofixco Special Boat 2 years 12 weeks ago
Fresno Boats Manufacturer 2 years 13 weeks ago
006 Hot Damn Hondo Boat

Driven by Mike Brendel in the Ski Comp class at the NDBA's 1973 Drag Boat Grand Prix at Long Beach Marine Stadium on September 29th and 30th. It was a Hondo hull with a 426 Landy engine.

2 years 16 weeks ago
Tim McCutcheon Person

From Templeton, CA.

2 years 27 weeks ago
Neil Kleine Person

Drove the Country Cookin comp jet. Previously drove " Squirtin' fer Certain " Pioneer jet in NJBA brackets, as well as other Pioneer boats.
Graduated to blown Jet (?) class on a boat owned by Howard & Son from the Sacramento area. Name of boat uncertain, but was close to "Yellow Meenie" (?). Record setting / Holding boat. Developed "D" ring safety straps from vest to driver helmet to arrest movement during crashes, thereby lessening neck injuries.

2 years 28 weeks ago
Morris " Mo' " Churchman Person

Owner / Driver of the Eliminator tunnel boat "Ain't no Mo' ". Ran NJBA brackets in Parker Arizona in the late '70's & up."

2 years 28 weeks ago
Squirtin' fer Certain Boat

1977 Pioneer 19' jet. Gale Banks design 454 BBC. Lightweight layup, full stringer hull, w/ Kevlar cap. NJBA #365.

2 years 28 weeks ago
Greg Stark Person

Owner / Driver / Builder 19' Pioneer jet " Squirtin' fer Certain " NJBA bracket jet.

2 years 28 weeks ago
Tom & Rhonda Manier Person

Long-time boaters from Atascadero Calif. They own & operate Jet Boat Performance in Atascadero. Tom has built many jet & v-drive boats, often bringing back project boats from the dead. Tom & son Josh have been jet-drive innovators for years, designing various upgrades for most all brands including Aggressor. Tom probably holds a record for having the same engine ( blown BBC ) in many different hulls. Their customer base is at least nationwide, if not world-wide.

2 years 28 weeks ago
Tom Bond Person

Involved with Bill " Billy the Kid " Davis. Owns Menkens V-Drives formerly of Sacramento, now around the Lake Shasta area.

2 years 28 weeks ago
K-69 Freedom Boat

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

2 years 29 weeks ago
SK-702 Good Times 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.

2 years 29 weeks ago
19' Family Ski Boat Model 2 years 36 weeks ago
Bob Foley Person

Bob was an avid photographer of hot boats and provided many photos on this site. He died after a battle with parkinson's in 2014.

3 years 4 weeks 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.

3 years 11 weeks ago
he/mi Engineering Manufacturer

Manufactured V-Drives (including twin propeller in early 1970's), steering assemblies, cavitation plate control assemblies.
Bill Harrison
he/mi stood for Harrison Engineering / Marine Improvement according to their catalog

3 years 11 weeks ago
Night Stalker Boat

1976 Brendella 2" runnerbottom

3 years 13 weeks ago
Brendella 2" Runnerbottom Model 3 years 13 weeks ago