March 14, 2016 Tony

Quake The Lake Powerboat Races and Classic Boat Show Saturday, June 18-19 in Detroit Lakes, MN

Speed – lots of it! The tenth annual Quake the Lake Powerboat Races take to Little Detroit Lake by the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes, MN on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, 2016.

Twin City Powerboat Association brings the event to lakes country each June. Hot laps begin at noon, with racing at 1:00 pm. Grab a beach chair at the lakeside patio of Holiday Inn to catch the action. Bring the family to see the sleek and colorful boats and visit with drivers Saturday morning and evening. Free admission!

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Do you appreciate the time and patience put into restoring or preserving antique boats? Enjoy a leisurely stroll in front of the Holiday Inn on Saturday, June 18 from 10 am-2 pm to see beautifully restored boats at the Second Annual Classic Boat Show. Visit with owners to find out how they found the boat and brought it back to it’s original luster. Free admission and remember to vote for your favorite! 
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Some of the boats on display in 2015:

  • 1948 Lund 15′ Runabout – very first boat produced by Lund Boat Works

  • 1947 Century Seamaid

  • 1936, 1941, 1948 and 1960 Chris Crafts

  • 1946 Garwood 19′ Custom Runabout

  • “Lena” the Ole Lind boat

  • 40s Larsen Double Cockpit Deluxe Speedster

  • 1954 Larson Falls Flyer

  • 1958 Larson All American

  • Noeske original 16′ Cedar Strip Open Bow

If you have an antique or classic boat from 1968 or before, contact the Detroit Lakes Chamber office at 218-847-9202 about entering it in the Classic Boat Show, no fee. Runabouts, utilities and row boats in fiberglass, aluminum and wood accepted. People’s and Skipper’s Choice awards given. We’ll See You at the Lakes!

 

 

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