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It’s Time to YachtoberFest!

It’s Time to YachtoberFest!

Sam and I have had the itch to party in Tacoma ever since our visit in May. And what better excuse than the inaugural YachtoberFest at historic Foss Waterway! It’s happening October 3-4, 2014 and when I talked to the organizers, they agreed to let me emcee the Friday night boaters cocktail party! Probably a mistake on their part, but [...]

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Instagram “Gear Up” Photo Contest!

Instagram “Gear Up” Photo Contest!

In the never-ending effort to promote wearing your life jacket, The Boat Guy and Hyperlite Wakeboards are starting a “Gear Up” Photo Contest on Instagram. Just post an Instagram photo of you or your friends practicing proper water safety, and then tag it @ChipHanauer and #GearUpDuh. You’ll be automatically entered in the weekly “Gear Up” Photo Contest! Chip will pick [...]

August 11, 2014 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Cheer Chip at Safeco Field, August 10, 2014

Cheer Chip at Safeco Field, August 10, 2014

If you are one of the many unlimited hydroplane fans that follow The Boat Guy, you should join the Hydroplane and Race Boat Museum at Safeco Field for the Seattle Mariners game on Sunday, August 10, 2014. Before the game, Chip will be honored as one of the 2014 inductees into the Washington State Sports Hall of Fame. Plus, you [...]

August 4, 2014 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

July Photo Contest to the Max!

July Photo Contest to the Max!

Congratulations to our July photo contest winners, Chase and Max the dog! They receive a Boat Guy prize bag, full of fun stuff, including an Aqua Quip gift certificate. The photo is also automatically entered in our grand prize drawing for a Saber BBQ, compliments of The Boat Guy and Aqua Quip. This fun shot of a group playing hooky [...]

August 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm 2 comments

Tony’s Tackle Box: King Salmon Crescendo

Tony’s Tackle Box: King Salmon Crescendo

Tony Floor is Director of Fishing Affairs for the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and a good friend of Chip Hanauer. The NMTA advocates for and promotes recreational boating and fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Tony writes a monthly article called Tony’s Tackle Box, which we are proud to feature on The Boat Guy blog. Tony also makes guest appearances [...]

August 1, 2014 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Chip Drives Atlas Van Lines at Seafair!

Chip Drives Atlas Van Lines at Seafair!

After more than three decades, Bill Muncey’s 1977 Atlas Van Lines, aka The Blue Blaster, will finally get back in the water at Seafair 2014. Hydroplane racing legend Chip Hanauer, The Boat Guy, will do a demonstration run on each day of the Seattle celebration, August 1-3. “I feel very privileged to be asked to drive Bill Muncey’s 1977 Atlas [...]

July 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm 2 comments

Pledge to Win Seafair Championship Access

Pledge to Win Seafair Championship Access

By now, you’ve probably taken the “Gear Up” pledge, right? Well, if not, you should… First of all, because wearing a life jacket on the water is smart and safe. But, ALSO, because taking the “Gear Up” pledge automatically enters you to win some great prizes from The Boat Guy! On Wednesday, July 30, we’re giving away a pair of [...]

July 28, 2014 at 6:06 pm 1 comment

June Photo Winner Shares

June Photo Winner Shares

Congratulations to our June photo contest winner, Kathy! Kathy receives a Boat Guy schwag bag, full of fun stuff, including an Aqua Quip gift certificate. She is also automatically entered in our grand prize drawing for a Saber BBQ, compliments of The Boat Guy and Aqua Quip. Don’t forget, July is your last chance to win the monthly photo contest [...]

July 8, 2014 at 10:51 pm 2 comments

Tony’s Tackle Box: Big Summer Ahead

Tony’s Tackle Box: Big Summer Ahead

Tony Floor is Director of Fishing Affairs for the Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and a good friend of Chip Hanauer. The NMTA advocates for and promotes recreational boating and fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Tony writes a monthly article called Tony’s Tackle Box, which we are proud to feature on The Boat Guy blog. Tony also makes guest appearances [...]

July 1, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Seafair 2014 Kicks-Off

Seafair 2014 Kicks-Off

What are you doing on Sunday morning, June 15? You probably planned to take dad to Father’s Day brunch with hundreds of other people. But do you know where dad really wants to go? The 2014 Seafair Kick Off Celebration at the Westlake Center in downtown Seattle! From 8:30 to noon, this Sunday, Boat Guy fans are converging on Westlake [...]

June 10, 2014 at 7:51 pm Comments are Disabled

May Photo Winner’s Email

May Photo Winner’s Email

Congratulations to our May photo contest winner, Roger! Roger receives a Boat Guy schwag bag, full of fun stuff, including an Aqua Quip gift certificate. He is also automatically entered in our grand prize drawing for a Saber BBQ, compliments of The Boat Guy and Aqua Quip. Check out this great email Roger sent us about his winning pic: Dear [...]

June 5, 2014 at 6:48 pm Comments are Disabled