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Allan Brown

When I came to Miami in 1956, there were 85 boat builders in Dade and Broward counties. I went to work for Challenger Marine,...

Howard Weiler was born in Cincinnati, Ohio at an early age. Cincinnati is just across the river from Covington, Kentucky, a very strange town....

I consider my self to be one of the more fortunate planetarians (Considering that I am old, poor, damaged, disheveled, etc.) to have rubbed...

In the early eighties, I was the cheese at Cougar Maine on fabled 188th Street, North Miami Beach. At that time, most recent high...

Miami-Nassau Powerboat Race, 1964: Offshore powerboat racing was hitting its stride in 1964. Our local club (Miami), The Offshore Power Boat Racing Association (Top...

Starting in 1961, I raced a 16’ Boston Whaler with a 75 HP Johnson outboard motor (actually Challenger Marine’s demo) in a couple of...

In the late 70’s, I was Chief Engineer at Magnum Marine, on Thunderboat Row. It would be hard to find a better job for...

One of the high points of my life has been being able to “hang out” with people that I admire. I was fortunate to...

I’ve been in, or near, the boat business since my 16th birthday, June 5th, 1951. I actually did boat stuff before that. I started...

In 1967 at Donzi Marine, we were enjoying the boat business, offshore racing, life in general, and looking forward to a rosy future. We...

In 1965, offshore racing around the world had reached a level of interest and participation that was beyond anyone’s imagination. Those of us who...

For the jillions of dollars that change hands in the pleasure boat industry daily, until the advent of the “Aerosurf, So you want to...