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Old 08-27-2003, 08:04 AM
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One of my co-workers said that he saw Powerboat racing on the Potomac on the Speed Channel last night. Is this true? When was it?

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Can almost see the river from my house and never heard anything about it.
 
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None that I ever heard of. There used to be hydro races in DC way back when but no offshore that I can remember.

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Is Cambridge where the new Hyatt is located? The one with the killer golf course.
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That's the place. I would like to get a scramble type tournement set up for Friday afternoon at around 2pm.

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My Dad used to race outboard boats back in the '50's on the Potomac. I'm not sure, but I kind of remember him saying that the outboards made like 50 HP or something like that I don't think they have raced on the River in my lifetime.

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I think that they used to run unlimited hydros every year back in the '60s and maybe earlier. I believe it was called the President's Cup.
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