The official logo for the crackerbox boat racing club. Be sure to sign our guest book and let us know what you think. Please note plans are not suited for scratch build. It recalled the glory days of a half century earlier only in name, the lake it cruised and the fact that it floated. The 1991 p88 cracker box below belongs to me, it has a v8 ford flathead 60 direct drive. Welcome to montgomery model boat clubs mmbc newest class of racing boats, the crackerbox. They should stay submerged drive to keep them about the same. This boat is truly stunning and if you told us it had been featured in a bond film we would probably believe you. Ccwbra cocktail class wooden boat racing association.
Otherwise the activation email may go in your spam box. New dpi cracker box kit unassembled the rum runner racing. Nick marcott won the bolinas rod and boat clubs 52nd annual fishing derby with a 26 pound halibut. Of course, this is way more power than this puppy needs, but this is also the whole point of the boat. The crackerbox is capable of taking just about anything from a little 4 cylinder to a small block chevy v8. Had a cracker box in 1954 with a flathead and w headers which werent water cooled. Boat is setup forsbc not included had a supercharged motor in the boatrunning, used motor for my new flat. Some cracker boxes have been known to travel up to the 80 90 mph range. New build this boat was designed as a direct drive no gear box so no reverse i can make it 10% bigger and fit a v drive but causes a lot of other probs.
In canada today outboard motor boat racing is organized by the canadian boating federation based mainly in eastern canada. Trailer has new wheels and tires new lights and wiring. To go with cracker box manor was a much reduced thistle, a chris craft commander and the last of chets chris crafts. Aug 25, 2011 another cool and unusual boat, heres a few shots of mlora a 1949 24. This is difficult to answer since it will vary based on the design of your boat. Today i got a set of 110th scale plans for the boat that i plan to enlarge and start building. Cracker box racing glmbc ford field central park shelby twp. Here it is this is an authentic early 60s era crackerbox boat skinned in marine grade plywood and powered by a 1959 corvette small block chevy 283.
To post questions and to view pictures, you will have to register by clicking here register. The boys are 8 years old and for most this is there first nonwalmart electric boat. On behalf of the southern california speedboat club board of directors, we. Grew admiral powered by a 140 hp buchanan straight six. The crackerbox club is one of the more active boat racing clubs affiliated with the scsc southern california. Feb 01, 20 here is a build thread for the brand new p550 crackerbox the old wood patterson crackerbox came down with a case of rot wood. Appears to be an old cracker box boat named ski biskit i would put this in the late 40s early 50s and probably.
Another boat ran along side and clocked us at 30 mph. Some crackerbox plans i have not really checked them for accuracy or anything. Great lakes model boat club members running their boats. Boat has undergone a complete rebuild, each part or component being either rebuilt, fabricated, or oem replaced. The one in your post is built from plans from glenl marine i plan to mine 110th i will post after i get started. The cracker box is a west coast boat, and the jersey speed skiff is a east coast boat. Its very common to see the small block installed, because theyre cheap, available and parts are available.
If you want to check out another cool boat do a search for a jersey speed skiff, 16 feet long with a sbc, lapstrake hull and wild as hell. Evans speed equipment 1960 patterson racing crackerbox. It meets all requirements for the crackerbox racing classes. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Hey hydronut thats why i needed the plans i wanted to build a copy of that boat. Welcome to the official crackerbox racing association website.
This is a patterson wood crackerbox built by bob patterson in 1960 for personal use. Boat currently in dry heated storage if in need of more pics or have questions please ask. Cracker box rearcockpit speed boatboatdesign famous last words. The crackerbox club is one of the more active boat racing clubs affiliated with the scsc southern california speedboat club. Im building a crackerbox and would like to hear comments on them, and any building hints. The scsc commodore, ross wallach, was invited to the club to explain what each of the club affiliates needed to do to prepare for the upcoming nationals at marine stadium, in long beach, california. Displaying 1 to 16 of 16 products model item name price.
As in past seasons, the club will only be open on weekends until memorial day. Over the years, the bottom of the boat has been smoothered in oil and the glass will no longer stick to the bottom. Chets yachts, and cracker box manor chet aero marine. The boat made a sharp turn and then rolled over and over in a frightening manner, but the twoman crew escaped injury and the boat will be back in competition soon. The ccwbra was founded in 2010 to encourage and organize racing in the cocktail class runabout. Cracker box rearcockpit speed boat boatdesign famous last words. Oz rc boat supplies crackerbox everything you wanted to know about the rc model boats at oz rc boat supplies take to the water with a new radio controlled model speed boat. The manotick classic boat club had something for everybody. Impba class gas crackerbox radio control boat racing 8. The club is set to open april 24 but that may change, dependent on the results of the governors announcement and board meeting apr20. Early outboard motor boat racing in british columbia. Unfollow crackerbox boat to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.
Delta thunder boat races boats for sale in the california delta. So i meet the 80yearold man selling the boat, a deal is struck and i am the proud owner of an old wood cracker box. California speedboat association csa east bay boat club ebbc northern california outboard association ncoa southwest boat racing association swbra southern california outboard association scoa. This was built by one of the members of the model club i belong to. They are jumpy little boats and usually run at about 20mph. So i wanted to know if anybody has seen one of these a kitchen rudder and can it be fitted to a powerboat. Shes a little slow today due to a smaller battery pack, but at least i didnt have to send the rescue tug after her for flipping over this time. Correct and proper restorations and preservation of old cracker box boats. One in particular, appealed to boat renovation people brp and it was the phenomenal backyard build of a 1954 style cracker box power boat, completed in 20. Fergals boat building the glenl cracker box boat renovation. Lifting the boat by the engine to put it on the trailer.
As of now and when the water level is raised, members may launch boats and use slips. Impba class gas crackerbox basic rules for this class boats are not scale but similar in looks to real crackerbox boats and use stock zenoah 260pum gasoline engines. Nick marcott won the bolinas rod and boat club s 52nd annual fishing derby with a 26 pound halibut. Join facebook to connect with cracker box racer and others you may know. Little john said that he boat had a 392 hemi 260hp in 1952 and ran over 90mph. The manotick classic boat club had something for everybody last. George hynek was the pacific northwest champion of classc outboard motorboat racing c1936. They look nicer from a distance, the cuts were kind of rough. The seattle outboard association hosted their 12th annual new folks in boats program that aims to introduce new prospective members to the sport of powerboat racing. Cracker boxes are still raced to this day and there are various clubs. Jul, 2019 a past owner of a cracker box racerloved.
New dpi cracker box kit unassembled fast electric swap shop. It was too choppy to really open it up but this was just the shake down cruise. I started a boat club last fall and although its mainly a sailboat club right now, some of us have a need for speed. Oz rc boat supplies mbcrackerbox everything you wanted to know about the rc model boats at oz rc boat supplies take to the water with a new radio controlled model speed boat. Also any suppliers for a 10 degree strut and wedge rudder other than glenwood marine. This 1946 wooden cracker box boat has been totally rebuilt by little johns marine fabrication. Designed by jerry dunlap, the 14scale crackerbox is a wooden scale model of an almost flatbottom racing boat. I am in northern ohio and the club i belong to had only two boats of this class. A powerful modified engine, mounted amidships, powers these sprinting flatbottom hulls in impressively competitive races.
Hi all, hope its ok to post this here hey its basically a flatbottom and an inboard. Aug, 20 the manotick classic boat club was founded in 1976 and has held a boat show every year at various locations along the 125 mile long rideau canal over its 37 year history. Vintage hilborn mechanical fuel injection is available at extra cost. Home of the crackerbox protm inboard sprint boats are you ready for the most exciting ride of your life. All should run with 27turn roar stock motors and six cells. My eyes light up, i jumped out of my seat and grab my copy of hop up the first 12 issues, why because it has pics of old cracker box racing in it. Our club runs on magnolia lake in bristol pa spring, summer and fall. They are in various formats, and are mostly nitroelectric models.
At the meeting, falconer played a tape of his boat, the cracker jack. As they are easy to flip,a recovery means is a must. Outstanding artwork posted by corbettclassics at 4. Crackerbox p is one of the oldest inboard runabout classes, distinguished by the 2person team of driver and rider seated side by side at the rear of the hull. The manotick classic boat club was founded in 1976 and has held a boat show every year at various locations along the 125 mile long rideau canal over its 37 year history. Here is a build thread for the brand new p550 crackerbox the old wood patterson crackerbox came down with a case of rot wood. Our club has decided to add a new class, the 16th scale crackerbox to the racing day. Who wouldnt love the the nostalgic lines of the crackerbox and with a previous glenl project under my belt the tnt, i was gearing up for a build. I have only built one crackerbox so i dont consider myself an expert in the design and setup of a crackerbox but i have raced against some of the best so here goes. I guess some of them could be scaled up for gas applications though. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. The cracker box is hard pressed to store a couple of pfds. Welcome race fans, to the official crackerbox racing association facebook page. Founded in 1950, the canadian boating federation is the national authority recognised by the union international motonautique.
Sep 19, 20 cracker box rc boat with a zenoah engine. Hello darinif the offer you have falls thru,i would like to have a crack at it. Sep 22, 2017 come on down to the lake on sunday to see the war ships all sizes electric or sailing boats amd ships we also have the cracker box race at 8. Engine and boat have test time only, 1 hour, 56 minutes total. International boat club as we were headed out on the water with 30 or so amazing classic boats with chris smith and his daughter joy in chriss amazing custom sea skiff. In an effort to attract more members and still operate the club in a fun. Ok, so i have these 110 scale crackerbox hulls that we are going to be building with some of the cubscouts. Apr 10, 2006 if you want to check out another cool boat do a search for a jersey speed skiff, 16 feet long with a sbc, lapstrake hull and wild as hell. All together there were 3 registrants in the derby, which was up 10% from last year. James pearson 89350276 please send membership applications or entry fees to. After purchasing plans for the crackerbox from glenl when i found this one for sale near by in. Should be fun even though i recall someone saying that you might as well throw the boats in upside down, because that is how they will end up. Trailer is included in execelent shape and was setup to fit boat perfectly. The racing classes included the sport c class, the cracker box class, sst 120 boats, and sst 45 tunnel boats.602 1474 1361 1201 1239 654 224 581 548 639 870 1472 1382 905 214 1049 137 1277 615 177 1231 944 448 900 1072 398 233 1260 645 97 1353 909 953 657 1377 94 793 632 910 714 1201