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  1. 2018 ARP Long Beach Sprint Nationals

    Event recap of the 2018 ARP Long Beach Sprint Nationals by Erick Bryner, Fast Loud Photography
  2. 2018 Dog & Andy's Vdrive Run

    Event recap of the Dog & Andy's V-Drive Run at Windmill Cove on the California Delta. Brought to you by Erick Bryner, Fast Loud Photography.
  3. 2018 Flatbottom Boogie Coverage!

    Event recap of the 2018 Flat Bottom Boogie, hosted by Club Royal Oak RV Park.
    Story and photos by Erick Bryner, Fast Loud Photography
  4. 3rd Annual Catalina Fun Run - By Erick Bryner

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    Have you ever been in an uncomfortable situation where you thought to yourself… “We just have to get through it. I’m sure we’ll be telling great stories about it in a week from now.” Well that was the case last weekend on our 3rd Annual Catalina Fun Run from Long Beach, CA to Avalon, on Catalina Island. As co–organizer/host with my partners Corey Vodvarka and Daren VanRyte, I had a strong vested interest in a memorable event. With thousands of dollars of my own...
  5. 50th Anniversary of the Mint 400!

    Its a cloudy, damp Monday evening, and here I sit, in the aftermath of the The Mint 400. Thousands of images to process, a story to write, and a head cold as a result of all the fun I had in Vegas. Its not the first time for me, in this position. And with any luck, it won’t be the last.

    You see, last weekend was the 50th Anniversary of The Mint 400 in Las Vegas, NV, and I was lucky enough to attend for my second year in a row. And not just attend, but to experience all of the rock splitting...
  6. Needles Hotboat and Custom Car Show - Billy B

    This year marks the tenth year of the "Billy B" show in Needles CA. What started off as a yearly Vacation with Billy B and some friends has turned into what is historically one of the coolest boating events on the West Coast.

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    Over the years this thing has grown to the point of busting at the seams. Last year was undoubtedly the biggest show of all of them. If you didn't arrive early last year and you had a spot in the back to say it was a "task" getting in...
  7. Rock the Docks - Benefiting the Western Arizona Humane Society

    On October 20th and 21st the Rock the Docks event, hosted by Swoop Motorsports and RiverWhips took place at the world famous Nautical Beachfront Resort. This land based boating event was put on as a benefit for the West Arizona Humane Society (WAHS) and featured a Friday lunch run with an evening bikini contest as well as a Saturday banquet with a "Miami style" dock party immediately following. A midway was set up near the convention hall to display some on and off water hardware, with...
  8. 2017 DCB Regatta - The Best One Yet!! The End of Regatta Row

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    The DCB Regatta is typically the end of the fall Regattas that I have always coined "Regatta Row" and to put it bluntly we really are saving the best for last from an event stand point. The DCB has always been one of the largest regattas of the season from both an entry standpoint and a crowd for the awards and after party.

    (DCB's latest "SuperCat" M-44 featuring Merc 1550's parked next to an M41)

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  9. 2017 Howard Regatta!

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    (Sneak Peek at the new 255 VTX)

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    As we are nearing the end of "Regatta Row" (the busiest month of the season for us here at RDP), we come to the second to the last regatta on our calendar. I have said it for years and this one is no different, the Howard Regatta is easily in my top three events of the season. It primarily stems from the vibe of the weekend which derives itself entirely from Gene Willen himself.

    (Mike...
  10. 2017 Shockwave "Notta Regatta!"

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    Here's a little story I got's to tell about three bad brothers you know so well. It started way back on RDP with Marcus, Mike and of course Scott B. They hall had some Shockwaves, I know this sound rehearsed, They all had bad ass boats and wanted to be the first. They posted a little thread to see who else would go, little did they know people would ask for more.

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    Of course I'm kidding with my Beastie Boys "Paul Revere" intro...
  11. 7th Annual Billy B "River Rockets" Show!

    Story: Jason Miller (Constant840)
    Photos: Jason Miller (Constant840)


    The 7th Annual Billy B River Rockets Regatta took place on August 15, 2017. If you love V Drives, Pirates Cove in Needles California was the place to be! For lovers of V-Drives, and all things truly custom this year surely did not disappoint! Originating in Needles at the Jack Smith Park, this is the 4th year at Pirates Cove for this annual get together and the turn out this year did not disappoint.
    I've said it before....
  12. Lake Powell Challenge... Raising Big Money With A View

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    2017 marked the 9th running of the annual Lake Powell Challenge through the scenic sand stone canyons of Lake Powell. While the name may imply a competition of some sort, the real challenge of this great event is not to out run your fellow Poker Runners but rather to raise more money for charity than the year before. The good people at Antelope Point Marina who put the event on take great pride in bringing together...
  13. 2017 Schiada Regatta! I got your trailer queen right here!

    My favorite "Non Event" of the season has always been the Schiada "Notta Regatta." It's a laid back weekend with no real schedule other than to be at the Casino Beach at some point in the morning, and likely end up at Fox's at some point in the afternoon. (That actually is the total schedule of the entire weekends festivities in case you are wondering). What the non event does do is rewind the river back to it's hey days with 21' Day cruisers (most with monster power in them)...
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