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Old 10-08-2007, 11:07 AM
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Well folks, it was just 40 years ago today, Columbus Day, that Mr Brown took a 28 foot Donzi with two engines running through one v drive on one shaft, and won the Miami to Nassau 185 mile race.

The Miami Nassau race was the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500 of offshore racng in it's day. To win that race put you in the top of the league of the wild men of offshore.

Long time ago, but still worth remembering....Great job Brownie...Congrats again.
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Brownie,
Congrats, those were the good old days!
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Thanks. Nice of you to remember.
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Thanks Brownie for all of your accomplishments and input that have influenced the sport! (and there is much!)
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Congratulations..great to know we still have LEGENDS
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Well folks, it was just 40 years ago today, Columbus Day, that Mr Brown took a 28 foot Donzi with two engines running through one v drive on one shaft, and won the Miami to Nassau 185 mile race.

The Miami Nassau race was the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500 of offshore racng in it's day. To win that race put you in the top of the league of the wild men of offshore.

Long time ago, but still worth remembering....Great job Brownie...Congrats again.
Ah, back in the day when men were men and the sheep were scared!

Brownie - Another one of your amazing accomplishments, we are all so fortunate that you share some of these great stories with us. Barry
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With out a doubt it is an honor that you take the time to relive your stories with us.

Thank you again
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It's great that not only does a legend of our chosen sport still breath, he participates on this forum and tells tales of the real days of offshore racing. Congrats Brownie and thanks.
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Brownie:

Congratulations on living this long.

It is an honor to be in the presence of one so honored, that the mere mention of your name leads your legion of fans to use the word honor albeit honorably.

I, for one, feel honored by this honor....... your honor.

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T2rex, O partially grey one, the year that I won that race, I recall that you were working with Linder on the single hull catamaran.......................
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