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Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum will be hosting its annual Hydro Fever Open House on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is FREE. Come and see your favorite vintage hydroplanes... [Read more]

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Hydroplane racing will return to SeaTac’s Angle Lake the weekend of Sept. 9-10, as the second annual Frank Hanson Memorial Regatta will take place! From the... [Read more]

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in Burien, and went on to continue his Dad Ted’s work... [Read more]

Despite Crashes, Burien Resident J.W. Myers Raced His Hydro this Weekend

Despite Crashes, Burien Resident J.W. Myers Raced His Hydro this Weekend

by Scott Schaefer Burien has had a long and colorful history with unlimited hydroplanes, beginning in the late 50s/early 60s with the “Miss Burien,” then the “Burien Lady,” as well... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crazy Burien Youngsters Tow Homemade Hydros Behind Their Bikes

PHOTOS: Crazy Burien Youngsters Tow Homemade Hydros Behind Their Bikes

It’s a sure sign that Summer is here when you see two crazy youngsters riding their bikes and towing homemade hydroplanes behind them – a true Northwest tradition – as Scott Schaefer photographed... [Read more]

Burien Driver JW Myers Steps Up, Comes In 3rd In Seafair Hydro Race

Burien Driver JW Myers Steps Up, Comes In 3rd In Seafair Hydro Race

Burien resident JW Myers stepped in as substitute driver for Jean Theoret and piloted the U-37 Hoss Mortgage Investors hydroplane Sunday to a third place finish in the Seafair Chevrolet Cup Hydroplane... [Read more]