Take I-190 North to Grand Island, NY. Exit at Beaver Island Parkway. Take expressway & turn left onto BUSH Road.
At East River Road turn right, then first quick left into Buffalo Launch Club - 503 East River Road.
Grand Island Holiday Inn
100 East River Road.
When reserving rooms, use code DGL.
Our rep. at the hotel is Teresa Costello, if you need any specific questions answered.
Oval course with 3 pin turns.
APBA Flag system in use
Niagara Dive Rescue Team
In advance by U S Mail or on-line at oldboatsbuffalo.org.
Also - Friday, 9/10 - from 12:00 Noon til 4:00 PM - and - Saturday, 9/11 - 9:00 a.m. at the BLC registration tent on site.
Saturday, 9/11 - in front of the Launch Club clubhouse - 9:00 AM
APBA Race Boats in the water: $50 first boat, $20 additional boat by same owner
588 Sweeney Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14102
Race Director (422) GREGORY BARKER, 835 N COLONY RD, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Referee (903) WILLIAM P MORSHEIMER, 1 HILLCREST DR, BLOOMFIELD, NY
Assistant Referee (1513) TOM BERTOLINI, 35837 BAL CLAIR ST, NEW BALTIMORE, MI
Scorer (52054) ELIZABETH BARKER, 835 N COLONY RD, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Risk Manager (1031) H W DEGLOPPER JR, 2508 OAK HARBOR RD, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Vintage Rep (70637) BRIAN DEGLOPPER, 34 ISLAND PARK CIRCLE, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Vintage Inspector (4827) DARRYL MONETTE, 76 GROVE ST, TONAWANDA, NY
FRIDAY afternoon will feature a free seminar series of speakers on boating and boat racing followed by a free Pit Pass Party for all participants and family.
SATURDAY- There will be a steak & corn roast dinner in the Launch Club.
The Buffalo Launch Club is the site of the oldest APBA Powerboat Racing club in the USA.
This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA
All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.