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Dredging Up Hydro History

Dredging Up Hydro History

This week’s Boat Guy episode is about finding something that I lost out on Lake Washington decades ago when I was racing. When I look back at my years as a professional powerboat racer, I’m damn lucky I didn’t lose far more than that! The bottom line is, I survived an era in powerboat racing when more people than I [...]

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Tony’s Tackle Box: Changing of the Guard

Tony’s Tackle Box: Changing of the Guard

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 [...]

October 2, 2014 at 7:23 pm 0 comments

Instagram “Gear Up” Photo Contest!

Instagram “Gear Up” Photo Contest!

(The “Gear Up” Photo Contest on Instagram is officially closed, as of October 25, 2014. Thank you for your participation, and continue to wear your life jacket whenever you are on the water!) The Boat Guy and Hyperlite Wakeboards are sponsoring a “Gear Up” Photo Contest on Instagram. Just post an Instagram photo of you or your friends practicing proper [...]

September 2, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Tony’s Tackle Box: The Coho Boogie

Tony’s Tackle Box: The Coho Boogie

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 [...]

September 1, 2014 at 6:35 pm Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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