Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta

 Thank You For a Fantastic Vintage Race Boat Regatta

On behalf of the New Hampshire Boat Museum we want to say THANK YOU to everyone that helped with the 2015 Vintage Race Boat Regatta.  It was a great event with incredible action on the race course.  We even helped some individuals tick items off their bucket list by giving them rides in vintage race boats!  This event would not be possible without the support of the following:

-The many generous event sponsors

-The Race Boat Regatta Committee 

-Over 100 NHBM volunteers

-Over 30 race boat drivers, crew and family

-The NHBM Board of Trustees

-The spectators who watched from the docks with their families, donated to go into the hot pits, bought tickets for the Winni Belle, purchased items and the regatta t-shirt at the Museum Store, and went on Charity Rides.  All proceeds benefit the Museum and we cannot thank you enough for your support!

-To the photographers who took incredible pictures of the event, Larry Houle, Brian Allison, and Eric Sojka

-The town of Wolfeboro, its residents, and businesses for putting up with the noise and being our host

-To everyone that helped make this event possible

Thank you for all that you do!  We hope to see everyone again in 2017 for the 10th biennial Vintage Race Boat Regatta in Wolfeboro!  

Please enjoy the below photos and video taken from the 2015 Regatta.  

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Sister Syn
Sister Syn

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Lauterbach Special & Dynasty
Lauterbach Special & Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Lauterbach Special
Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Lauterbach Special
Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Lauterbach Special
Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Thats That!
Thats That!

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Thunderball
Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Thunderball
Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Thunderball
Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Triple Cockpits
Triple Cockpits

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Triple Cockpits
Triple Cockpits

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Triple Cockpit
Triple Cockpit

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Triple Cockpit
Triple Cockpit

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Triple Cockpits
Triple Cockpits

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Concordia
Concordia
Sister Syn
Sister Syn

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Pat’s Baron
Pat’s Baron

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Justa Fishin’ Bote
Justa Fishin’ Bote

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Jay Dee III
Jay Dee III

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Hydroplane
Hydroplane

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Heatwave
Heatwave

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Heartbeat II
Heartbeat II

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Heartbeat II & OFWEGO II
Heartbeat II & OFWEGO II

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Gold Cups
Gold Cups

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

G-18
G-18

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Dynasty
Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Dynasty
Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Dynasty
Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Dynasty
Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Dynasty
Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Concordia
Concordia

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Concordia
Concordia

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Concordia
Concordia

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Arab VI
Arab VI

Photo Courtesy of Brian Allison

Bob Mueller
Bob Mueller

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Charity Rides
Charity Rides

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride1
Concordia Charity Ride1

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Charity Ride
Concordia Charity Ride

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Concordia Launch
Concordia Launch

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Doug Bindrim
Doug Bindrim

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Volunteers
Volunteers

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Volunteers
Volunteers

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Volunteers
Volunteers

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Thunderball
Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Thats That!
Thats That!

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Thats That!
Thats That!

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Spectators
Spectators

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Spectators
Spectators

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Sister Syn.1jpg
Sister Syn.1jpg

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Registration
Registration

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Registration
Registration

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

OFWEGO
OFWEGO

Photo Courtesy of Larry Houle

Regatta Banner
Regatta Banner

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Hot Pit Volunteers
Hot Pit Volunteers

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Justa Fishin’ Bote Arriving
Justa Fishin’ Bote Arriving

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Concordia Arriving in Wolfeboro
Concordia Arriving in Wolfeboro

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Lauterbach Special Arriving in Wolfeboro
Lauterbach Special Arriving in Wolfeboro

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Dynasty Arriving
Dynasty Arriving

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Heatwave Arriving
Heatwave Arriving

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Thats That! Arriving in Wolfeboro
Thats That! Arriving in Wolfeboro

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Rowdy and Dennis Point Menace Ready to Go
Rowdy and Dennis Point Menace Ready to Go

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Allison and Lisa Thursday Night at the Wolftrap
Allison and Lisa Thursday Night at the Wolftrap

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Donnie McLean, Our Fearless Leader
Donnie McLean, Our Fearless Leader

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

The Gold Cup Speedsters
The Gold Cup Speedsters

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Wolfeboro the Morning of the Races
Wolfeboro the Morning of the Races

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Pat’s Baron Flatbottom
Pat’s Baron Flatbottom

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Jay Dee III
Jay Dee III

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Launching ’58 Runnin Late
Launching ’58 Runnin Late

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Small Outboards Racing
Small Outboards Racing

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Flat-bottoms Legacy and Pat’s Baron
Flat-bottoms Legacy and Pat’s Baron

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Lauterbach Special
Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Concordia
Concordia

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Friday Night Reception at the New Hampshire Boat Museum
Friday Night Reception at the New Hampshire Boat Museum

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Crane Launching the Hydroplanes
Crane Launching the Hydroplanes

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Hot Pits Open During Lunch to All
Hot Pits Open During Lunch to All

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Saturday Night Awards Banquet
Saturday Night Awards Banquet

Photo Courtesy of Eric Sojka

Beautiful Wolfeboro Bay
Beautiful Wolfeboro Bay

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Thunderball
Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Jersey Skiffs Lined Up At The Dock
Jersey Skiffs Lined Up At The Dock

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Gold Cup Speedster
Gold Cup Speedster

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Ted Boyd in Thunderball
Ted Boyd in Thunderball

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Crane Launching Hydros
Crane Launching Hydros

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Great Food and Views from the Local Businesses
Great Food and Views from the Local Businesses

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Beautiful Triple Cockpit
Beautiful Triple Cockpit

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Hydros Racing
Hydros Racing

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Amazing Rooster Tail
Amazing Rooster Tail

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Hydroplane Around the Corner
Hydroplane Around the Corner

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Lauterbach Special
Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Dave Richardson in Lauterbach Special
Dave Richardson in Lauterbach Special

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Robin Demers in Dynasty
Robin Demers in Dynasty

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay

Photo Courtesy of Rick Crootof

Dave and JayThe 2017 Vintage Race Boat Regatta will take place September 14th, 15th, and 16th in beautiful, historic Wolfeboro Bay in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The event is organized by the New Hampshire Boat Museum and is sanctioned by the Vintage and Historic Division of the American Power Boat Association (APBA). This biennial event is now in its fourteenth year and is heavily attended by the public. It is also one of the premier events of the APBA Vintage Circuit.Skiffs

 

Approximately 60 vintage boats representing several classes from small outboards to Grand Prix hydroplanes will run heats in groups on a one mile oval shaped course throughout the day Friday and Saturday. Other classes of boats include Jersey Skiffs and Gold Cup racing boats will also run. The sights and sounds of these great boats running are enjoyed by several thousand people at the Wolfeboro Public Docks. There is no admission charge to view the heats on Friday and Saturday.HotToTrot

 

Spectator participation is encouraged. The New Hampshire Boat Museum sells rides that can be taken between heats on various race boats with their drivers. The Museum also sells pit passes to the “Hot Pits” both days. Funds raised help support the education programs and exhibits of the NHBM. Spectators are also welcome to come to all the evening events to meet the drivers as well as support the New Hampshire Boat Museum during the Regatta including a Wednesday night reception at Mueller/McLean Boat Works, Thursday night welcome reception at the Wolfetrap Bar and Grill, Friday night cocktails at the Museum, and Saturday night Awards Ceremony dinner.