Aqua Mania going to Bimini and back in 42 minutes this summer is just mind blowing.
CHAPMAN TROPHY 1988
Miami to New York
Boat: Gentry Eagle
Record time: 19 hours & 17 minutes
It refers to the "Charles F Chapman Trophy" apparently this gentlmen;
The trophy is apparently form "Motorboating Magazine";
Article June 1963...
"Anyone looking for a new trophy? Motorboating Magazine has placed the Charles F. Chapman Trophy into competition. It will be awarded to any motorboat owner who runs his boat from Miami to New York faster than Sam Griffith did with his Bertram rig last year.
Those who try, but fail to improve on Griffith's mark, will get certificates.
Chapman is the boatman who navigated for Gar Wood on the record-breaking 1921 Miami-New York trip. No one did it faster until Griffith came along 41 years later."
From page 22 here;
Holder as far as I can see of this trophy have been the following;
1962 Sam Griffith / Bertram
1964 Charles Johnson / 31h 32m same article as below
1974 August Dr. Bob Magoon / 22h 41min 15sec /40 Foot Cigarette... ref;
There is reference to a try in 1976 by Billy Martin in NJ no idea how it worked out, here;
I had nothing to do till football started so dove into this a little...
I think this is the one that interests me however.... for now;
Fabio Buzzi Sets new World Record
Have a great day and read everyone...
Last edited by GLH; 01-03-2010 at 01:44 PM.
4 years ago.....
Is this info still vaild?
Checks should be made payable to: “The Jennifur Molter Trust”, c/o IBR Realty, Mr. Hans Haedelt, Marco Town Center Mall, 1035 N. Collier Blvd; Suite 312, Marco Island, FL 34145.
As Hans reported in the other thread, the Trust remains in good shape and we are not looking to solicit further funds at this time. For the record tho, his mailing address has changed to 953 N Collier Blvd with the other info remaining the same.
Thank you for remembering, Mark and for all who helped this young lady through a difficult time.
Bob is my hero. just ran on to both the big trips.
I have hopes of a bmini trip before i am 30, 28 now. Maybe one day. but wow at this kind of trip
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