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Old 06-12-2007, 09:45 PM
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Any one know of any boat going to run the miami to bimini and back race sounds like fun 25000.00 prize money
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Any one know of any boat going to run the miami to bimini and back race sounds like fun 25000.00 prize money
Did you read the article from back-in-the-day over on the HORBA site??
WOW!!!
Those guys (and gal) had aome serious stones.
I'd love to see it run again.
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got a link to the stories Tim?
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got a link to the stories Tim?

http://historicraceboats.com/stories.htm

It's a PDF file - I was gonna post the whole file, but Charlie has a lot of good stuff over there from the heyday - I'd rather send some more traffic his way.

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Now this is a real "Old School" Race!
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Jim lets do it in your 28
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http://historicraceboats.com/stories.htm

It's a PDF file - I was gonna post the whole file, but Charlie has a lot of good stuff over there from the heyday - I'd rather send some more traffic his way.
We gotta set up another date after I get back from vaca.
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We are having a race on the west coast that's like that race. Long Beach to Catalina and back 77 miles.
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They should have a class set up for the ""iron men" boats no bigger than 30ft and stock merc(not racing mercs either ) powerplants(twin Merc496/425 max).
Now that would be old school tough!
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What is the prize? In dollars please.








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