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Allan Brown

Picture this: Islamorada, Florida Keys, bay side. Six AM. A moonless night with just a hint of a glow from the dark sun on...

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...