Regattas have been going on for a very long time. Some date back before the 1800's when row boat races were held to see who had the fastest team of rowers. Clearly the early regattas were held as racing events. Sometime around the beginning of the 20th century the powerboat people got into the game and several powerboat regatta's were held and sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association.
In the modern era, it is hard to find a powerboat manufacturer that has been involved in regattas
Typically I write articles about the events as an observer, or a vendor. I've been to quite a few Monster Bash's, and Desert Storm's over the years, but to speak candidly I almost never participate in them. This year would mark the first year I have ever sponsored Monster Bash (we usually just do Desert Storm), and instead of just doing our usual booth and parties, we decided we wanted to actually run it!
(Sigus running his boat in the Poker Run)
The weekend started out at West Coast Drives for the "Welcome Party" for the participants and vendors. Many reading this article will have no idea what West Coast Drives is, and just assume it's some shop that builds outdrives.
Motorsports Enthusiasts to See It All! November 19-20, 2016
Lake Havasu has deservedly earned a reputation as a mecca for outdoor motorsports enthusiasts. Because of the weather and the immediate proximity to both water and desert, locals rotate between boats, off-roading and RVing with the change of
One of my favorite events of the year is the late summer Howard Regatta. The event offers major drool factor with some of the nicest hardware on the lake. The people are so down to earth and friendly, this event encompasses all that makes the lake such an enjoyable place to spend time. This year marks the third year that I participated in the regatta and it