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TBPNews Newsletters

TBPNews newsletters, by Jim Russell, P.Eng.

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TBPNews#183
Jan 15, 2017
  Torrente Wins F1H2O Sharja, but Chiappe Wins UIM Championship, World's First Permanent Multi-Purpose Powerboat Racing Facility, Feature Article-'What a Difference an Inch Makes', Video - F4 Tunnels, 2-boat Blowover
TBPNews#182
Dec 15, 2016
  Hall-of-Fame Legend Renato Molinari Joins Emirates F1H2O Racing Team, Vee Pad Analysis - Does a Pad make my Vee hull Faster?, Video - Bluebird Project Update
TBPNews#181
Nov 15, 2016
  Outerlimits Building First Outboard-Powered SL41, Renato 'Sonny' Levi – Father of Modern Powerboat Design Dies, Feature Article - 'Hook & Rocker', Video - High Speed ModVP Crash
TBPNews#180
Oct 15, 2016
  Al Hameli 'Back on Track' After Winning F1H2O in Liuzhou, Ken and David Warby prepare for attempt at World Water Speed Record, Feature Article - Porpoise Analysis, Video - Hydroplane Crash
TBPNews#179
Sept 15, 2016
  Sami Selio Wins First F1H2O Grand Prix in Harbin China, 114 mph Pontoon Record at Ozarks Shootout, 2016 Cowes Torquay Cowes Race, Video - 1966 EVINRUDE V4 Outboard World Record Starflite IV Hydro
TBPNews#178
Aug 15, 2016
  Victory Team Make it 3-in-a-Row at 2016 XCat Lugano GP, Torrente's Mistake Hands Carella a Solid Victory F1H2O in Evian, FEATURE: "Vee Pad Performance Analysis", Video - Mercury Lake X, NASA style
TBPNews#177
July 15, 2016
  Miss GEICO Wins in Sarasota, Yamaha's New F350 Outboard has 5yr Warranty, "Spray Rails and Lifting Strakes", Video - 1974 Bristol Embassy Grand Prix
TBPNews#176
Jun 15, 2016
  Tim Seebold Wins Opening Round of US F1 Series, Solar Splash 2016, 6 Steps for Performance Propeller Testing, Video-World Outboard Championship, Lake Havasu 1979
TBPNews#175
May 15, 2016
  Chiappe and F1 China CTIC Win Rouen 24Hr, Miss GEICO Racing Retools for Comeback Season, FEATURE: "Why Does My Boat Porpoise?", Video-Tunnel Blow-over at 2016 24Hrs of Rouen
TBPNews#174
Apr 15, 2016
  Powerboat Historian Fred Farley Dies at 71, Tim Seebold Partners with NGK Spark Plugs for Last Lap Tour, FEATURE: "Propeller Slip, Myths And Truths Explained", Video-The History of Tunnel Boat Racing
TBPNews#173
Mar 15, 2016
  Safety remains top priority for XCAT Series in 2016; CTIC China Team’s Phillipe Chiappe romps home in F1H2O Dubai; FEATURE-"How does Deadrise Affect a Vee Pad?"; Video-Record Breakers
TBPNews#172
Feb 15, 2016
  MIAMI 2016-Mercury Marine debuts new outboards, 7 Venues Lined up for 2016 XCat Calendar, Feature Article-"Why do Boats Create Rooster Tails?",Video-World Outboard Championship-Lake Havasu 1979
TBPNews#171
Jan 15, 2016
  Marit Stromoy Becomes First Women To Win F1 H2O; Mercury’s new four-stroke ROS; Feature Article - "Is Fresh OR Salt Water Faster"; Video - World's Fastest Outboard in 1958
TBPNews#170
Dec 15, 2015
  Chiappe Wins Second Straight F1 H2O Title With 2nd Place Finish, Safehaven Marine launches Barracuda SV11 stealth boat, Feature Article - "How a Pad Makes a Vee-hull Faster", Video - The History of Tunnel Boat Racing
TBPNews#169
Nov 15, 2015
  Mercury Racing 400Rs on Skater 32, Records tumble at Coniston Records Week, Feature Article - "Attitude Adjustment" - How to Optimize your trim, Video - 2013 Bill Seebold His Racing Story
TBPNews#168
Oct 15, 2015
  Chiappe Cruises To His First Ever F1 Victory In China, Feature Article - What's Weighing You Down?, Power boat racers from Dubai crash during Gold Coast event
TBPNews#163
Mar 17, 2014
  Carella Wins For First Time on Home Waters in Doha; Helicat 22 at Miami; Outer Limits to Launch Assault On V-bottom Kilo Record; NEW Tunnel Boat/Vee Boat Design Program software, Version 8.0 RELEASED!
TBPNews#162 -Feb 12, 2014   Thailand�s Outrageous Form Of Drag Boat Racing; How a Pad Makes a Vee Hull Faster; Mercury Racing - The Glorious Story of Little Red; FEATURE: "How Deadrise Affects Vee-Hull Performance" (Part 2)"
TBPNews#161 -Jan 5, 2014   Solar-Powered Boat Makes Unmanned Transatlantic Journey; Carella/Torrente 1-2 Finish in 2013 UIM F1 H2O World Championship; FEATURE: "How Deadrise Affects Vee-Hull Performance"
TBPNews#158 -Feb 20, 2013   Mercury 1650 Race Engine Unveiled; AMG and Cigarette Racing produce the world's fastest and most powerful electric boat; Powerboat P1 USA launches P1 AquaX Jet Ski Series in the Unites States; FEATURE: "We Know Jack" - Move Your Outboard Up & Out With a Jack Plate To Increase Performance"
TBPNews#157 -Dec 11, 2012   Fred Kiekhaefer To Leave Mercury Racing; Al Qamzi Wins For Team Abu Dhabi In F1H2O Sharjah; BRP Launches new Evinrude E-TEC 135 H.O. outboard; FEATURE: "Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine (Part 2)"
TBPNews#155 -Oct 29, 2012   Torrente Crahses, Carella Wins in Liuzhou, China F1H2O; Weymouth powerboat crash-Mike Lovell dies from injuries; Mercury introduces M Series inflatable boats; FEATURE: "Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine (Part 1)"
TBPNews#154 -Sep 09, 2012   Fury wins Cowes Torquay 2012 Powerboat Race; Ethanol serves as unnatural gas for boaters; OptiMax Powers Johnsson to UIM Offshore 3C Championships; FEATURE: "Flight Path" - Lift - Where Does It Come From?"
TBPNews#153 -Aug 09, 2012   Selio Wins In A Stunner On Day Two In Kiev; Jim Drake, Co-Inventor of the "Windsurfer" Dies at 83; David, Oberto win Seafair hydro race for third straight year; FEATURE: "How Does Deadrise Affect a Vee-Pad?"
TBPNews#152 -Jul 09, 2012   Dave Villwock and U-1 Spirit of Qatar win Madison Unlimited Hydroplane Race; Carella Holds Off Al Hameli for Second F1H2O Win in Kazan, Russia; Solar Splash World Championship 2012; FEATURE: "Don't Spray! - Spray Rail Design for Performance Boats"
TBPNews#151 -May 31, 2012   Hydroplane innovator, owner Fred Leland dies; Mercury Sweeps Rouen 2012!; FEATURE: "What a Blowout!" - Gearcase/Propeller Blowout Causes and Cures
TBPNews#150 -Apr 30, 2012   Fazza wins Fujairah 2012 UIM X-CAT World Powerboat Series; Powerboats Flip on Wellington Harbour; FEATURE: "Can Sport Tunnels (& Modified Vees) Blow Over?"
TBPNews#149 -Mar 31, 2012   Hameli Has Perfect Day To Win F1 H2O Torrente stars to 4th In Qatar; P1 SuperStock USA Championship series dates announced; FEATURE: "Tammy Wolf is First North American Woman at 24 Hours of Rouen"
TBPNews#148 -Feb 28, 2012   New Engines for Formula 1 H20 boats; UIM X-Cat World Powerboat Series heads to Dubai; FEATURE: "Why do Boats Create Rooster Tails?"
TBPNews#147 -Jan 31, 2012   Carella's 2011 World Title Turns a New Page in F1 H2O Series; Family of powerboat racer to file wrongful death lawsuit; FEATURE: "Tunnel Tabs"
TBPNews#146 -Dec 14, 2011   Singapore's Marina Bay Launch For F1 Nations Cup, Simulator technology to help 2012 Powerboat Festival, FEATURE: Carella Wins Abu Dhabi F1, Shaun Torrente Crashes Out, but back in Sharjah
TBPNews#145 -Oct 28, 2011   Docudrama on Legendary Boat Racing Team Nearing Completion; Mercury Builds The Ultimate 150 Four Stroke; FEATURE: "Propeller Testing"; Powerboat P1 Calls For Move Away From 'Chequebook Racing'
TBPNews#144 -Sept 27, 2011   Ziggy & Charlie Strang Elected To 2011 UIM F1 Hall Of Fame; Oberto breezes to Seafair Unlimited victory; FEATURE: "Why Does My Boat Porpoise?"; P1 SuperStock champions crowned in Liverpool
TBPNews#143 -Aug 24, 2011   Cigarette-The legend scales even greater heights; Miss Canada IV race boat celebrated at homecoming; FEATURE: "Why Does a "Pad" Make a Vee-hull Faster?"; UIM European GT15 Championship 2011 in Estonia
TBPNews#142 -Jul 29, 2011   Inflatable boat racing is coming to Canada; Rough weather fails to stop Torbay Classic; FEATURE: "2011 Solar Splash" - World Championship Intercollegiate Solar/Electric Boating; Dave Villwock passes up Bill Muncey to set all-time career win mark in Unlimited Hydroplane racing
TBPNews#141 -Jul 4, 2011   Bonnier Acquires Powerboat - Powerboat magazine Shelved, David, Oberto winner after crash at Unlimited Madison Regatta, Speed demon Jordan is on top of the world, FEATURE: Powerboat Superleague 2011 Season Preview
TBPNews#140 -May 19, 2011   Scariest Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me in a Hydroplane, Third Class of UIM F1 H2O ''Hall Of Fame'' Nominees Set, UAE Wooden Powerboat Championships, FEATURE: 24 Hours of Rouen 2011 - Still Kickin'
TBPNews#139 -Apr 29, 2011   VICTORY Celebrate UIM Class 1 Win - Double in Abu Dhabi; Improved Gearcase for Big Mercury Verados; Ethanol Report on Boat Racing;
FEATURE: Exclusive Interview with Shaun Torrente - F1 Star
TBPNews#138 -Mar 6, 2011   Battle of the XCats; Jay Price wins UIM F1 in Doha Qatar; New venture for Reggie Fountain;
FEATURE: "Flight Path" - "Lift � where does it come from?�
TBPNews#137 -Feb 7, 2011   P1 to revolutionise powerboat racing with new boat & BRP 250HO E-Tec engine, North American Champ Shaun Torrente Joins F1 Team Sweden, FEATURE: 'What a difference an inch makes" - Tunnel height and how it works to our performance advantage
TBPNews#136 -Dec 6, 2010   UAE pair retains the world Class 1 crown, Jay Price Wins For First Time In Doha F1, FEATURE: 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine' (Part 2)
TBPNews#133 -Dec 15, 2009   Selio Wins; Cappellini's 3rd Gives Him his 10th UIM F1 Title, Two drivers killed at Dubai Grand Prix, FEATURE: 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine' (Part 2), Formula Two Boats Featured on 2010 PROP Tour, Al Copeland Jr.'s Phenomenon - fastest powerboat
TBPNews#132 -Nov 19, 2009   Seebold Looking to Roar Back in 2010, F1 driver Craig Bailer blows over, FEATURE: 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine' (Part 1), Navy's newest warships top out at more than 50 mph, Formula Four Races Into P1 Series
TBPNews#131 -Oct 12, 2009   Blue Sheets Racing Take Zapcat Title; Formula One PROP Tour Returns in 2010; Fountain Powerboats/Chapter 11; Jonas Andersson Wins In Liuzhou Now Leads F1 Championship; Shaun Torrente Clinches 2009 Champboat Championship
TBPNews#130 -Jun 2, 2009   Powers Top Nine Finishers at 24 Heures de Rouen 2009; Magic/Sleekcraft Boatbuilder Closes its Doors; Quad Yamaha V8 Power Selected for Tassie Eco Tours; St. Louis Grand Prix Cancelled for 2009; Genmar files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection; NEW Powerboat Design Software V7.10 Released!
TBPNews#129 -Apr 8, 2009   24 Heures Motonautiques de Rouen 2009; New 2009 Race Schedules; New Mercury OptiMax 200XS Race Models for 2010; F1 Portugal - Al Hameli Wins From Pole; ABRA Officially Drops San Diego From 2009 Schedule
TBPNews#128 -Mar 19, 2009   UIM F1 World Tour Hall of Fame Lap of Honour unveiled; Statement Marine Unveils New Design at Miami Boat Show; Victorian man killed in Australian speed boat crash; Bontoft Named Electric Boat Racing World-Record Holder
TBPNews#127 -Feb 12, 2009   Cowes Torquay Cowes Classic Powerboat Racing; Fountain Faces Uncertain Future; Restoring Bluebird K7- Request to change speed limit
TBPNews#126 -Jan 20, 2009   Mercury Racing Powers Team Amsoil to New Cat Lite World Speed Record; Feature Article - "Why does a Pad make a Vee-hull faster?"; ChampBoat 2009 Season Campaign Calendar; American Powerboat Television Launched
TBPNews#125 -Dec 20, 2008   Dubai International Marine Club severs ties with UIM; Feature Article "Aerodynamic Lift - Where Does It Come From?" ; Jay Price /Team Qatar win F1 World Title
TBPNews#124 -Dec 1, 2008   Live Webstream for UIM F1 World Championships; Feature Article "Tunnel Tabs"; Spectacular Fip Not Enough to Stop Champ and Evinrude E-Tec; 2008 Zapcat Champions Announced Following Appeal
TBPNews#123 -Nov 20, 2008   Selio Earns Victory F1 China; Feature Article "Why is it 'Starboard' and 'Port'?"; Seebold/Tomlinson win Superboat Unlimited; Tim Seebold Wins ChampBoat GP Naples; Vella 2008 Australian F1 Champion; Feature - "STV Euro-19 Report"
TBPNews#122 -Oct 22, 2008   Price Wins in China F1; Feature Article "Can Sport Tunnels Blow Over?"; Fountain Wins Second Consecutive P-1 World Championship; UIM World F1 look at 4-Strokes; Solar Powered Catamaran Circumnavigation
TBPNews#121 -Sep 24, 2008   Controversial Win in Unlimited Hydroplane Racing; Andersson Takes Surprise Win in Russia F1; Jotun wins Romanian Grand Prix & Class 1 World Powerboat Championship; Seebold Wins Champboat Race in Michigan
TBPNews#120 -Jul 9, 2008   Crash Data Recorder for F1 Powerboat Worlds boats, Fountain Sweeps Powerboat P1 Races in France, FEATURE ARTICLE - "10 Safety Mod's & Tips for High Performance Go-Fast Boats", Torrente Wins F1-Champboat at Pittsburg
TBPNews#119 -May 2, 2008   FEATURE: "24 hours of Rouen 2008 - 45 Years and Getting Better"; Swedish Andersson Wins First 2008 UIM F1 Event; ; Reggie Fountain Buys Baja Marine; Respected industry veteran to head Donzi Marine
TBPNews#118 -Mar 22, 2008   FEATURE: "What a Blowout!"; St. Louis Grand Prix Powerboat Races ready; 2008 World Class 1 season starts up in Qatar; Evinrude Multi-Fuel Engines
TBPNews#117 -Mar 08, 2008   Finnish Selio Wins UIM F1 Championship, FEATURE: "Why do Boats Create Rooster Tails?", Cowes-Torquay-Cowes race to run again, 17 Unlimited Hydroplanes for 2008, Mercury introduces Verado 350 SCi.
TBPNews#116 -Dec 10, 2007   FEATURE: The "Hump Zone" - why does my boat porpoise?; Seleo Dominates UIM F1 GP of Abu Dhabi; New Don Aronow Movie; 2008 Unlimited Hydroplane Season
TBPNews#115 -Nov 27, 2007   Cappellini Wins Qatar UIM F1; Seebold Captures 5th Title; Evinrude introduces most powerful outboard engine E-Tec 250HO; Supercar on Water
TBPNews#114 -Sep 30, 2007   FEATURE:'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine (Part 2)'; Ferrari joins P1 Powerboat Racing; Fountain Mercury Sets Center Console World Speed Record; 2007 J.D. Power Marine Engine Survey
TBPNews#113 -Sep 13, 2007   FEATURE - 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine'; Roger Penske Discovers Boating; Spirit of Norway' wins in Oslo.
TBPNews#112 -May 23, 2007 Fairchild Wins Champboat Season Opener; New Mercury 300hp Supercharged Verado; Grand Prix of Portugal Ushers in "Crash Box" Era F1 Racing;Mercury/Yamaha Win "24 Hours of Rouen"; Jimboat Authors NEW HotBoat Mag Article
TBPNews#111 -April 22, 2007 Bud Light Racing Brings In Worlds Best For ChampBoat Success In 2007; Honda confirms Formula 4-Stoke 2007 calendar; Yamaha�s new V8-powered F350 unveiled at Miami; Ferrari joins P1 Powerboat Racing
TBPNews#110 -Feb 9, 2007 Boat Racing Legend Bill Seebold Sr., Passes Away; Mercury Racing Sets $150,000 Prize Purse For 2007 Offshore Super Series; 2007 "Motor Wizard" Update for TBDP� and PropWorks2; 2007 F1 UIM calendar for 2007 announced
TBPNews#109 -Jan 14, 2007 Flying Dutchman Van der Velden - World F1 Champ/Legend Dies; Gillman Wins 4th F1 World Championship; Champ Boat Series Announces 2007 Schedule
TBPNews#108 -Dec 9, 2006 Feature: 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine (Part 2); Cappellini Wins to Tie Gillman for F1 Lead; 2007 Mercury Racing Champ Boat Series Customer Loyalty Program; 2007 OPA Racing Schedule
TBPNews#107 -Nov 19, 2006   Feature: 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine (Part 1); Legend Billy Schumacher new owner of U-8 racing team
Powerboat champion banned for 5 yrs; Rinker Sets World Record With 7th Straight; Brits Win SBI-APBA World Super Vee Title
TBPNews#106 -Sep 14, 2006 Feature: Who Say's Boats Can't Fly - The Switzer Story; U-5 Formula Boats Buys Two Miss Budweiser Hulls; Terry Rinker Wins Greater Chicagoland Grand Prix
TBPNews#105 -Aug 16, 2006 Feature: 'ChampCar Performance Secrets for Powerboats'; Accident kills boat racer at DePue, E10 Ethanol in Gasoline Causing Big Problems; New "Professional Working Group" Agreed by UIM, F1 & C1 and C1
TBPNews#104 -Aug 3, 2006 Feature: The "Hump Zone"; Lake Como, Italy - Birthplace of 1st UIM RACE; Italian F1 GranPrix - Spectacular 1st Lap Crash! Cappellini Wins; Gillman Drives OMC in USA
TBPNews#103 -Jul 15, 2006 Valleyfield Results Delayed, Allen Wins, Villwock out; Seebold Celebrate 25 Years of Bud Lit Support; First Win For FainPlast in P1-Evolution Category
TBPNews#102 -Jun 30, 2006 Feature Article - "10 Safety Mod's and Tips for High Performance Go-Fast Boats"; 2006 ODBA Schedule; Mercury Racing Launches �Factory Fresh� service for 850 SCi & 1075 SCi Stern drives
TBPNews#101 -Jun 14, 2006 Feature "Can Sport Tunnels Blow Over?"; New Safety Seat From Seebold Racing; Henry Lauterbach Champion Hydroplane Driver Dies at 87.
TBPNews#100 -May 31,2006 24 Hours of Rouen Race - Everybody wins!; Feature - "What a difference an inch makes" - Tunnel Height Design; DAC Racing tests new UIM crash boxes
TBPNews #99 -Apr 24,2006 Mercury Shadow Technology available for quadruple engined boats; Boat designer inducted into hall of fame; Iveco Motors returns to Powerboat P1
TBPNews #98 -Mar 31,2006 "Why is it 'Starboard' and 'Port'?"; OMC Racing V-6 Returns to Competition; Mercury's new Pro E.T. & Tunnel Race Propellers; U-6 Racing Buys Bud Boats
TBPNews #97 -Mar 15,2006 Feature - "Why do the boats create rooster tails?"; New 'Secrets of Propeller Design' book; ) Honda (UK) Formula 4-Stroke releases 2006 calendar; Mercury launches 'Next Generation' of OptiMax
TBPNews #96 -Mar 1, 2006 Feature - "What a Blowout!"; Jim Thomson, Miss SuperText Inducted to Hall of Fame; Try your hand at powerboat racing; New Mercury Racing web site goes live
TBPNews #95 -Feb 13,2006 Speed Queen - Jean Hoffman's 100-mph Lauterbach hydroplane; Wurster bids farewell to Llumar; Top Ten Boats Stolen in US; Can Hydro Racing Defeat it's Worst Enemy?
TBPNews #94 - Jan 30, 2006 Feature - "Surface Finish for Speed"; Memorable Cappellini Comeback; OMC Racing V-6 Returns to Competition; Mercury�s Enertia propeller produced from X7 alloy
TBPNews #93 - Jan 15, 2006 Cappellini Captures 50th Career Win in Sharjah; Cracking down on copycats; Mercury Racing returns as Sponsor of ChampBoat Series
TBPNews #92 - Dec 23, 2005 Maltese Islands Go For Power!; Bizaerre class 1 Situation; A 2006 busy WORLD F1 CALENDER; ITC Outboard Dumping Report
TBPNews #91 - Dec 5, 2005 Feature - 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine' (Part 2); World Unlimited Electric Water Speed Record Smashed by Tunnel design; Patriot Motorcycle Corp Adds Art Carlson as Director of Boat Design
TBPNews #90 - Nov 14, 2005 Feature - 'Winterizing Your Performance Outboard Engine' (Part 1); Challenger Offshore Race Team Sets Speed Record; Gina Campbell Wants Bluebird fully restored
TBPNews #89 - Oct 28, 2005 Feature - "The Classic Minimax 'SeaFlea'"; Merc unveils new prop; Cappellini Wins Appeal-Will Race in Qatar.
TBPNews #88 - Oct 8, 2005 Feature - "Step by Step" - step design in powerboats; Direct Injection-Next Generation Outboard Performance; Boating Spins Off Speedboat
TBPNews #87 - Sept 23, 2005 Crash eliminates piston-powered boat of the past; Villwock wins season finale; Extreme Marine TV; Ken Warby Test Run Video; Cantando Wins Wild Race in Singapore
TBPNews #86 - Sept 10, 2005 Jimboat technical consultant on National Geographic powerboat show!; Performance boating Relief to Gulf Coast; Danny Foster Joins Motorsports Hall of Fame; Rinker Wrecks, Seebold wins at St. Louis
TBPNews #85 - Aug 23, 2005 Feature - "New Secret tunnel boat for US Navy?"; Jimboat technical consultant on National Geographic powerboat TV special; 80 boats for British GP in Cowes Isle of Wight; Theoret first non-American to win Seafair since '61.
TBPNews #84 - Aug 8, 2005 Feature - "Dirty Little Secrets of Hull Design"; Man Loses Life In Drag-Boat Racing Accident; Villwock Out of Retirement; U-16 Miss Elam Hydroplane Flips, Breaks In Half On Detroit River.
TBPNews #83 - July 7, 2005 Feature - "Allison family marks 50 years of speed on the water"; New "Grow Boating" $urcharge kicks in; Brunswick Acquires Triton Boats
TBPNews #82 - June 20, 2005 Feature - 'The Bottom Line'-"Why does a Pad make a vee Hull faster?"; Dubai announces sponsorship of UAE'S F1 powerboat racing team, Cougar Custom Boats Sold.
TBPNews #81 - May 30, 2005 Feature - "Pre-season Checklist for performance powerboats"; Formula Future powerboat racing academy to set up in Malaysia; Cappellini Sets New World Speed Record!
TBPNews #80 - May 11, 2005 Feature - "ROCKET SCIENCE!" (Part 3); Record breaker for circumnavigation of British Isles; Theoret to drive Llumar Hydroplane
TBPNews #79 - April 24, 2005 Feature - "ROCKET SCIENCE!" (Part 2);Donald Campbell�s daughter fights slow-motion lake; Ride in Howard Arneson's 46' 180mph tunnel!
TBPNews #78 - April 10, 2005 Feature - "ROCKET SCIENCE!" (Part 1 of 3); 2005 ODBA Race Schedule; Champboat Series Adds �Dream Team�; Fayetteville, AK to host Solar Splash contest.
TBPNews #77 - Mar 28, 2005 Powerboat P1 World Championship Calendar; 4-stroke supply was one key to ITC decision; Boat Racing on TV
TBPNews #76 - Mar 10, 2005 Feature - "Lightening and Balancing Pistons, Rods and Wrist Pins"; Mark Rotharmel Inducted into Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame; MTI wins Kiekhafer innovation award
TBPNews #75 - Feb 21, 2005 Mercury Marine opens plant in China; Volvo Penta IPS revealed; New High Performance Boating Operating School
TBPNews #74 - Feb 8, 2005 Gary Garbrecht dies; Ken Warby WWSR Jet Boat Video; FEATURE ARTICLE - �What a drag!� - Trim angle & engine height can reduce drag & increase speed.
TBPNews #73 - Jan 28, 2005 Mercury Racing offers $150,000 purse; Yamaha recalls 30,000 outboards; Bob�s Machine Shop into Asia
TBPNews #72 - Jan 6, 2005 Motor inventor, pioneer, dies at 98; 'Madison� has date with silver screen April 22
TBPNews #71 - Dec 30, 2004 APBA Hall of Champions 2004; Mercury wins dumping case; R/C Powerboat Attacks Bystander
TBPNews #69 - Dec 12, 2004 Canada threatens 100-percent boat surtax; Discover Boating to award Scout patches
TBPNews #68 - Nov 25, 2004
Gillman wins 2004 World Championship F1 Grand Prix of Korea; Champ Boat Series Honors Champions
TBPNews #67 - Oct 22, 2004
Feature - "Australian undertakes Rotary Outboard Project"; Seebold Takes Season Title in 2004 Finale
TBPNews #66 - Aug 22, 2004
Donzi adopts growth strategy; Survey Results - Fuel Price influences boating activity; The Grand Prix of Singapore
TBPNews #65 - May 13,2004
Man killed in western Kentucky hydroplane race; Record-setting RIB Shatters at Sea
TBPNews #64 - Aug 22, 2004
Merc Racing rides �Highway� to efficiencies; U.S. Commerce Department imposes duty on Japanese �dumping'
TBPNews #63 - May 13,2004
Rinker Boat Co. is sold; New boating restrictions passed in Washington 
TBPNews #62 - Apr 30, 2004
Mercury Racing Dropping 3 Engines; Guido Cappellini wins Lake Como F1 Race
TBPNews #61 - Jun 07, 2004 Bombardier takes E-TEC up to 250 hp;Gillman Claims First Victory at UIM F1 Grand Prix of Portugal
TBPNews #60 - May 13, 2004 Catamaran Driver Dies During Testing; High-speed ferry draws a big crowd on its arrival in Lake Ontario
TBPNews #59 - Apr 30, 2004 Mercury Racing re-ups for Champ Series; Jimboat featured in HotBoat & World of Powerboats mags
TBPNews #58 - Apr 13, 2004 Gillman wins UIM F1 Powerboat Championship of Saudi Arabia
TBPNews #57 - Mar 26, 2004 Feature - "Step by Step" - step design in powerboats; Mercury unveils new X-Site test facility
TBPNews #56 - Mar 10, 2004 Feature  - "Aerodynamic Lift - where does it come from?"; Powerboat Racing Movie - 'Madison'; Miss Budweiser World Speed Record;
TBPNews #55 - Feb 28, 2004 Mercury launches Project X; Best Engine Voting of 2003
TBPNews #54 - Feb 11, 2004 Hydrogen Demo Boat; Miami to NY 2004 Race - It's a Go!
TBPNews #53 - Jan 15, 2004 Suzuki creates cycles/marine division; Mercury Racing offers team rebates
TBPNews #52 - Dec 22, 2003 Why is it 'Starboard' and 'Port'?; Boating fatalities and injuries up in 2002
TBPNews #51 - Dec 6, 2003 It's official! Bombardier sells recreational division; Mandatory education backed in Washington
TBPNews #50 - Nov 22, 2003 Yamaha launches boat show promo; Rinker Claims First Champ Title.
TBPNews #49 - Nov 3, 2003 AMH to build 103-foot catamaran;  Bombardier ships first E-Tec engines
TBPNews #48 - Oct 18, 2003 Feature - Why do the boats create rooster tails? Mercury Project X 4-strokes
TBPNews #47 - Oct 6, 2003 Feature - How does a tunnel hull work? (Part 4); Yamaha recalls 4-stroke models
TBPNews #46 - Sep 23, 2003 Feature - How does a tunnel hull work? (Part 3); Boat losses from hurricane $150 million
TBPNews #45 - Sep 8, 2003 Feature - How does a tunnel hull work? (Part 2); Dealers welcome Bombardier sale
TBPNews #44 - Aug 23, 2003 Feature - How does a tunnel hull work? (Part 1); Law limiting PWC use defeated in New York
TBPNews #42 - Aug 8, 2003 Mercury to build engines in China; Villwock Unlimited Hydroplane Victory at Seattle Aug 2, 2003
TBPNews #41 - Jun 25, 2003 Bombardier delivers non-gasoline burning outboard; Brunswick buys Land 'N' Sea
TBPNews #40 - Jun 6, 2003 New Yamaha F150; Fred Kiekhaefer wins Publisher's Award
TBPNews #39 - Apr. 27,2003 Feature - "The Short Course on Tunnel Boats", Part 2;  2003 UIM F1 World Championship entries
TBPNews #38 - Apr. 2, 2003 Bombardier future up in air; Mercury Marine lay off; Mercury wins magazine �shootout�
TBPNews #37 - Mar. 15,2003 Feature - "The Short Course on Tunnel Boats", Part 1
TBPNews #36 - Mar. 1, 2003 2003 Hydro-Prop Schedule;  2003 ODBA Rules book FREE; Donzi targets next generation race fans
TBPNews #35 - Feb. 14,2003 24 Hours of Rouen Race; Bombardier unveils E-Tec 
TBPNews #34 - Feb 3, 2003 APBA 100th Anniversary Annual Mtg; Boating interests kill N.J. speed limit
TBPNews #33 - Jan. 18,2002 Evinrude launches 7-year service promotion; Cappellini wins 7th World Title
TBPNews #32 - Dec. 29, 2002 "Winterizing Your Engine - Inboards"
TBPNews #31 - Dec. 14, 2002 "Winterizing Your Engine - Outboards"
TBPNews #30 - Nov. 30, 2002 "Merc sets 4 new speed records"
TBPNews #29 - Nov. 2, 2002 "10 Safety Mod�s and Tips for High Performance Go-Fast Boats"
TBPNews #28 - Oct. 17, 2002 "10 Tips for Increased Performance"
TBPNews #27 - Aug. 14, 2002 "CART Performance Secrets for Powerboats"
TBPNews #25 - Jul. 16, 2002 Rocket Science! (Part 3, Water Planing Surfaces)
TBPNews #24 - Jun. 08, 2002 Rocket Science! (Part 2, Efficient Planing Surfaces)
TBPNews #23 - May 21, 2002 Boating is good for you & Canopies or Center Pods?
TBPNews #21 - Apr. 06, 2002 New HydroStream Manufacturing Plant; 2002 APBA Offshore Schedule
TBPNews #20 - Mar. 27, 2002 Rocket Science! (Part 1, Aerodynamics)
TBPNews #19 - Mar. 09, 2002 FREE Boat Design drawing programs; TBPNews Update - Powerboating news
TBPNews #18 - Feb. 24, 2002 TBPNews Update - Powerboating news
TBPNews #17 - Feb. 21, 2002 New Product Release! (HTML)
TBPNews #16 -Feb. 13, 2002 What factors influence Tunnel hull performance? (Part 3)
TBPNews #15 -Jan. 30, 2002 What factors influence Tunnel hull performance? (Part 2)
TBPNews #13 -Jan. 06, 2002 What factors influence Tunnel hull performance? (Part 1)
TBPNews #12 -Dec. 30, 2001 New TBDP Version 7 Released
TBPNews #10 -Dec. 17, 2001

Carl Kiekhaefer; also the STV Euro-19 Performance Report

TBPNews #9 - Nov. 29, 2001 Aerofoil flow simulation model FREE on-line
TBPNews #8 - Nov. 22, 2001 "Flying Boat"
TBPNews #7 - Nov. 10, 2001 Aerodynamic Lift � where does it come from?
TBPNews #6 - Oct. 27, 2001 What makes the tunnel hull work? (Part 3 - Dynamic Force Balances)
TBPNews #5 - Oct. 16, 2001 What makes the tunnel hull work? (Part 2 - Drag and Thrust)
TBPNews #4 - Oct. 11, 2001 Budweiser Bill Muncey Cup Unlimited Hydroplane race
TBPNews #3 - Oct. 4, 2001 What makes the tunnel hull work? (Part 1 - Lift and Weight)

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