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NEWEST INFORMATION:

Event Updates!
Wow this event is really heating up!! The street party is full to overflowing and we had to start saying no to more boats. Didn't even imagine we would get there!! And what boats we have!! Wait till you see Mike Brown of unlimited air racing historic "September Pops" Team in their newly polished 51 ft Magnum, probably the biggest performance boat ever to grace Lake Havasu. 55,000 lbs capable of 80 mph!! Mike's agree to help out Devin Wozencraft man card station one, so you can all get an eye full!!


How about Bob Teague's new 44SS Skater "Roving Gambler", and let's talk about Gary Smiths new 40 Skater "Preditor", or Al Burns "Out of Control II" Okay, now I'm on a roll with Skaters, Bill Pyburns "Pure Platnum", Chris Joyaux's new 42 crowd pleaser "War Hog" and AJ Phillips 40 out of Louisiana "No Plans" All in all, 21 Skaters, it has to be a record!!

Not to be taken lightly, MTI is showing up with some unbelievable boats!! Some hightlights are Randy Scism's new 48, a couple of new 44's Scott Downey and David Place and rumor has it, Football Star Albert Hainsworth is showing his new 44 MTI.

We've got six really nice Outerlimits coming including Jim Shultz's bad to the bone 51 footer "Factory Billet". Mike Fiore is coming out with something really special and very secretive about it, so I can't wait!!!

And those are just some of the highlights! Two new M-35 wide body DCB's will début at D.S. along with 15 more of Dave's specialty machines. And of course we can't overlook the great group of Eliminators coming out to show everyone what Bob Leach does so well. Plus, Bob is bringing out 15 new boats for his own big show just down the road from the Nautical at the Islander RV Park, don't miss it!!

I don't want to make light of any of the great boats coming out, especially some fabulous new ones like Laveycrafts 29 Evo and Nordics new 42 Inferno and their great cats. We have quite a few Fountains coming out with some rumors of Reggie Sr coming out west, wouldn't that be something?

The City of Lake Havasu has agree to allow 50 mooring rings in the Bridgewater Channel for overnight mooring of Desert Storm Pariticipants. You must be showing the DS decal on your boat. Allowed time is 8:00 PM to 8:00 am. It will be first come, first served and only at rings that are marked.

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The Havasu Air Center, a new customer centric operation at the airport has signed on to sponsor DS. The number of private aircraft that come to DS is pretty amazing and they are rolling out the red carpet for our participants. Including hanger space and anything else needed by visitors. Including, boat shelters should any of your need to get your baby out of the sun for a few days. We know we're not going to have bad weather, right!! You've all been speaking with the man upstairs and helping him understand?!

You know Friday night is the great outdoor card turn in party right? Live Band and great food, drink and all your buddies checking out your boat. How about adding a stereo contest!!! Justin Wagner, President of Waves and Wheels coming out from Lake of the Ozarks is setting up just that!! We figured that's a great time to show them off. So about 6:00 pm on Friday night, there is an entry fee of $20.00 for the competition to cover some of the cost of awards and give aways and 50% of the entry fees are donated to DSP Charities.
Rules:
1. The contestants audio system will be judged by two decibel readings, the average between the two reading will be the contestants final score

2. The decibel readings will be measured from true listening areas in or around the vessel. No closer than 14" from any interior panel and no closer than 24" off the cockpit floor.

3. The Audio system must be permanently installed and fixed to the vessel (run what you brung)

4. The contestant can play his or her own music, (Music! not frequency waves or test tracks)

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Class 1 = 31' boats and up 1st and 2 place
Class 2 = 30' boats and bellow 1st and 2 place
Loudest at the show ( 1 award )
Most creative at the show ( 1 award )
Justin will provide Plaques to all the winner and gift bags to all contestants.


Most events of this sort have a Bikini Team running around teasing the guys and upping the excitement level. Well, this year we've got one too. No, actually we have two Teams!!!! Caribbean Tan Co. is putting on a Miss Caribbean Tan contest during the weekend and you'll see these models stirring things up all around DS, plus having a Kokomo's contest!! Not to be out done, Our own local favorite Team, the Pirate Cove Marina girls will be sporting around on their brand new huge pontoon boat all decked out with special hardware including some brass poles...wonder what those are for??? Pirate Cove Marina is a huge sponsor of DS this year, so check it all out!!!
Don't forget Friday's Participant luncheon at the Nautical Resort Conference Center! You can park you boat in the channel and hitch a ride on Roadrunner Shuttles to the Nautical. Your wrist bands are required at this and all the event activities! Noon to 2:00 pm!

Don't forget to checkout the DS Truck, RV and Boat show at the Nautical Resort Conference Center Parking Area, some great custom 6 door trucks, Sport Chassis and Toter homes will be on display. ILMOR is also setting up their new engine and drive for everyone to check out!

The POPRA Race Pits will also be on the Nautical Resort Grounds out at Spectator Point on the Golf Course. Everyone is welcome to check the great boats which will be practicing on Saturday and racing on Sunday!!

This will probably be the last update before the event, just too much to do till then! Please be safe on your journey to DS and remember to have a great time. We still have room for more poker run boats at 155 and we're up to 30 shootout participants! So get your friends to sign up!!
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OTHER UPDATES:

Extreme Marine of Phoenix has moved, their new location is on Cave Creek Road north of Greenway. Please see attached flyer.

We are negotiating overnight mooring with the city, in the London Bridge Channel for those participants having to remove their boats from the water every night. The proposal as it is now is for three nights maximum of 50 boats. They would be moored on the beach in the channel and tied to mooring rings in the Sea Wall, Island side (west) of the channel, south of the London Bridge. There is no cost and limited to Desert Storm Participants, there will be no addtional security but you can have someone stay overnight in your boats, must be quiet by 11:00 pm. Please email me if you are interested.

Hering Propeller will have an on site prop repair facility in the Conference Center boat and RV show at the Nautical. See attached flyer.

Enchantment Helicopters will be doing charity rides around the event for $40.00 per person with a portion going to DS charities. Contact Debbie Richardson for info. Also to arrange private aerial boat photo sessions. Phone number -- (602) 690-904

I (Jim) am assigning Poker Run Group Numbers tomorrow, If you register after that, you will be assigned in the last groups. Just a reminder, if that's an issue with anyone. J

There will be two 12 slip docks at the Nautical Resort this year. Please remember these are for event staff and Sponsors. You can drop some off on the dock, but not leave your boat there for any reason. Please don't give my staff a hard time about it, you'll not prevail, they have their instructions J

If you launch at Windor Launch ramp, please be aware, overnight parking for your tow vehicle and trailer must be arranged at time of entry, there is a fee and offenders will be towed. Don't let this happen to you! If you are too large for Windsor or the Marina and a participant of the event staying other that the Nautical. Please let me know to put you on the launch list for the Nautical.

If you need 110 octane fuel or race gas, please email Richie at Lakeland Marine. They are bringing in fuel at their location. [email protected] or Richie Hudson [[email protected]]

Staging for the boats going up to main street on Thursday night will be on McCulloch in front of the Nautical Resort starting at 3:30 pm. Todd Headlee will give you a number and tell you when to move up into place.

Don't forget to download the current schedule from http://www.lakeracerllc.com/ there have been some small changes.
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UPDATED PARTICIPATION LIST AS OF 4-18-09

There's still room....SIGN UP!!

Andrade, Vince Carlsbad CA Advantage 28
Apodaca, Arnold Glendale AZ DCB 32
Ashley, Byron Litchfield Park AZ Nor-Tech 36
Ballard, Rob Phoenix AZ Magic 34
Barney, Brad Salina UT Eliminator 28
Barney, Craig Salina UT Sunsation 32
Barton, Doug Draper Ut Formula 35
Baur, Brett Ogden UT Hustler 38
Beck, Tony Lake Havasu City AZ DCB 32
Bedingfield, Brian Oklahoma City OK Warlock 31
Belda, Greg Lake Havasu City AZ Eliminator 25
Besch, Frank Omaha NE Eliminator 17
Blount, Brian Portland OR Donzi 38
Bobbitt, Mike Huntington Beach CA Douglas Marine 40
Bohn, Jeff and Mishel Montclair CA Cobra 32
Bolinger, Terry and Patricia Yakima WA Outerlimits 42
Bourdeau, Zachary Kirkland WA Eliminator 28
Bowden, Wayne Draper UT Eliminator 36
Bowling, Rick Alamo CA Talon 37
Brown, Mike Carson City NV Magnum 51
Brown, Mills Paradise Valley AZ Douglas Marine 40
Bullock, Bruce (Richard Monical) Seabrook TX Douglas Marine 36
Burns, Al and Pam Phoenix AZ Douglas Marine 40
Canepa, Scott Las Vegas NV Douglas Marine 40
Cannan, Matt Wildomar CA DCB 29
Cody, Cheyenne Langley BC Sunsation 28
College, Gary Lincoln CA Colledgewood 42
Coughlan, Thomas Norwood MA


Crow, David Farmington NM Howard 28
Dawson, David Moreno Valley CA DCB 32
DeFrees, Michael and Cristi Vancouver WA MTI 42
Downey, Scott Sapulpa OK MTI 44
Dozois, Jason Castle Rock CO DCB 35
Dugan, Allen Pinedale WY Eliminator 33
Durham, Chip Rancho Santa Margarita CA DCB 26
Elroy, Glen and Susan Valencia CA Formula 35
English, Jon and Michelle Stockton CA Fountain 35
Faloon, Randy Lake Havasu City AZ HTM 24
Fardig, Rick Lake Tapps WA Eliminator 28
Finlayson, Duncan Cameron Park CA Laveycraft 29
Foster, Jerald (Jason) Mission Viejo CA Magic 28
Freick, Ken Lake Havasu AZ Wellcraft 38
Gallegos, Russell Espanola NM Laser 25
Garcia, Adam Glendale AZ DCB 32
Gazda, Scott M. Glendale AZ Claiber 24
Gellert Jr., Fred Belvedere CA Garword 29
Gibson, Ron and Julie Corona CA MTI 39
Gillespie, David Huntington Beach CA Baja 25
Guthmiller, Alan Seattle WA Foutain 29
Haney, Lee Oklahoma City OK Fountain 32
Harrah, John Reno NV Eliminator 43
Heniff, Robert Chicago IL Outerlimits 47
Henninger, Mark Hidden Valley CA E-Ticket 29
Hill, James & Heather Wellborn Lake Havasu City AZ Sleekcraft 30
Hoback, Daniel Amado AZ Eliminator 24
Hoekstra, David Roswell NM DCB 32
Housel, Darren and Lisa Farr West UT Fountain 42
HTM2, Team Lake Havasu City AZ HTM 30
Ingalls, Bill Harrah OK Advantage 25
Inman (IMCO), Fred San Dimas CA Hallett 40
Irvine, Will Peoria AZ Warlock 24
Jorgensen, Anne Phoenix AZ Baja 23
Joyaux, Chris Bloomingdale IL Douglas Marine 42
Juve, Troy and Kristin Temecula CA Wellcraft 38
Kahn, David West Hills CA Fountain 35
Katz, Larry P. Simi Valley CA Kachina 30
Kemp, Derek Mission Veijo CA Concept Powerboats 26
Kisiel, Dirk Woodland Hills CA Eliminator 43
Kowalski, Tim Kalamazoo MI Cigarette 35
Kraiss, Kelly Lake Havasu city AZ Douglas Marine 32
Kramer, Mike Boise ID Other 27
Kuniski, Roger Peoria AZ DCB 32
Lake, Douglas Glendale AZ Sleekcraft 24
Lamb, Jeffrey and April Phoenix AZ DCB 29
Laney, Greg Gilbert AZ Other 26
Langley, George Lake Havasu City AZ Magic 28
Lee \ Chris Camire (laveycraft), Ray Rancho Cucamonga CA Laveycraft 39
Leong, Kerry Okanagan Mission
Outerlimits 44
Lombardi, Anthony and Michelle Acton CA DCB 32
London, Don and Connie Valencia Ca DCB 32
Low, Rick Golden CO MTI 42
Lucas, James V. Lafayette CA Fountain 42
Ludwig, Jason Tualatin OK DCB 32
Maher, Charlie Las Vegas NV Nordic 28
Marabella, David Encinitas CA MTI 40
McDonald, Todd Carona Del Mar CA Wellcraft 33
McKeever, Amy Peoria AZ Kachina 30
Medley, Brent Farmington MO Hustler 38
Mellor, Randy Salt Lake City UT Douglas Marine 36
Mitchell, Ron Phoenix AZ HTM 24
Moore, Sean Cave Creek AZ Douglas Marine 46
Nacca, Robert Long Beach CA Eliminator 26
Neagle, Darby Las Vegas NV Outerlimits 37
Nixon, Bob Hermosa Beach CA Outerlimits 42
Nordic Boats, Frank Russel Moreno Valley CA Nordic 35
Nordic Powerboats, Randy Davis Lake Havasu City AZ Nordic 43
Nordic Powerboats, Ross Wilson Lake Havasu City AZ Nordic 34
Nygren, William Farmington NM Advantage 22
Obst, Dean Arcadia CA Eliminator 27
Ogden, George Lake Havasu City AZ E-Ticket 27
Onken, Mike Chino Valley AZ Sleekcraft 27
Oxuzidis, Raymon Surpise AZ Kachina 30
Pariseau, Brien Anahiem CA Douglas Marine 36
Phillip Jr, AJ Waggaman LA Douglas Marine 40
Pivonka, Tim Loveland CO Eliminator 34
Platten, Doug Ontario CA Formula 33
Pritchett, Tom Sandy Ut Kachina 34
Pyburn, Bill Jacksonville FL Douglas Marine 38
Raaflaub, John Glenwood Springs CO Nordic 27
Ramirez, Adam Huntington Beach CA Douglas Marine 32
Reed, Clay Aztec NM Nor-Tec 36
Rees, Tim and Carolyn Loyalton CA Velocity 28
Reese, Caleb and Vicki Silverdale WA Spectre 30
Reichman, Gregg Scottsdale AZ Douglas Marine 32
Rezaei, Frederick Phoenix AZ Wellcraft 38
Richardson, Travis and Gary Valencia CA DCB 29
Riley, Mike Upland CA Eliminator 34
Rising, Bodre Beaumont TX DCB 35
Rivera, Greg and Lisa Peoria AZ Douglas Marine 40
Romer, Chip Lake Havasu City AZ Douglas Marine 36
Roth, Jon Long Beach CA Douglas Marine 28
Rowan, William Las Vegas NV Wellcraft 38
Ryckebosch, Steve Reno NV MTI 39
Santana, Nick and Lana Palmdale CA DCB 32
Schaffer, Jeff Vallejo CA Fountain 35
Schneider, LeRoy Phoenix AZ Velocity 41
Schultz, Jim Lake Zurick IL Outerlimits 51
Scism MTI, Randy Wentzville MO MTI 48
Seder, Shelby Las Vegas NV Douglas Marine 32
Shank, Scott Norco CA Shockwave 35
Shearburn, Jim Pittsburg CA Fountain 29
Siciliano, Nicholas West Jordan UT Formula 27
Slattery, Arlie Las Vegas NV HTM 24
Smith, Gary and Cookie Tucson AZ Douglas Marine 40
Stockwell, Kenneth Scott Phoenix AZ Nordic 25
Strandlund, Hali Sidney BC Eliminator 27
Strauch, Toby Folsom CA Formula 35
Strunz, Gunnar Anaheim CA Spectre 30
Sykes, Dennis Tulsa OK Fountain 42
Taylor, John Morgan Hill CA Laveycraft 32
Teague, Bob Valencia CA Douglas Marine 44
Terracciano, Kenneth Lancaster CA DCB 30
Thumser, Douglas Newcastle CA Cat 35
Wagner, Justin Osage Beach MO American Offshore 32
Walker, Russell Surprise AZ Magic 29
Wallace, Greg Jackson WY Schiada 21
Wallace, Richard Huntington Beach CA Laveycraft 28
Warren, Joe and Lisa Farmington NM Eliminator 26
Wedge, Gary Cherry Valley CA Shockwave 28
Weiser, Roy Folsom CA Fountain 35
Welborn, Heather Lake Havasu City AZ Sleekcraft 30
Westphal, Jessica Anaheim AZ American Offshore 31
Winter, Chris Yucaipa CA Eliminator 27
Woronets, Jeff Corona CA Cigarette 35
Zwisler, Daniel Loveland CO Douglas Marine 40
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Seawall mooring photo. This location is directly across from the London Bridge Resort in a well lit, well viewed, safe area.


And for those that wish to store your boats at the airport inside a secure hanger and for those that are flying in via private jet:
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Good times

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The Bobbitt comment - "priceless" Wish we could all have that attitude.
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Looks like the cove is filling up quite nicely. These were taken today....
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Alright is Teagues new skater a 40 or a 44?? I didnt think Skater made a 44, or does Bob just call it a 44???

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