Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society

June 24, 2013 10:20 ET

Media Advisory/You Are Invited to Attend: A Preview of "The Greatest Race Boat Show in Canadian History" & Experience First-Hand What Makes a Race Boat a Champion! Take a Ride on the Wild Side

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2013) -

When: Thursday June 27, 2013
Where: Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre, 275 Steamship Bay Road
Time: 11 am
What: Update on a four day Boat Festival (July 4-7) that will present a never assembled before collection of 150 antique race boats and modern high powered watercraft along with Canadian Hall of Fame Members.
Rick McGraw- Organizer & Co-chair Boat Show Festival
Rick Terry President, Muskoka Steamship & Historical Society
Preview Exhibition Race Boat Glory: The Legends Live on !!!
Take a ride Champion Race Boat the Claire II
View Miss Canada III and Miss Canada IV

Interview Race Boat Hall of Famers

  • Mark Rotharmel, who has raced in Europe and North America and has won three major championship titles and three speed records in Formula One tunnel hulls to his credit.
  • Norm Woods -Winner of the North America Championship in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993.
  • Jim Thompson-competitor, designer and team owner in the power boating community and major contributor to Canadian race boat history as well as restoring the Miss Supertest series of boats that set world speed records.

Contact Information

  • RSVP & Media Information
    Marjorie Wallens
    Office - 416-961-5924
    Cell - 708-3783

    Cathy Tait - Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre
    Muskoka Steamships
    Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre
    (705) 687-6667