2019 Wabash River Race

There was no question about it: no one got cold at this year's Wabash River races!  Oh, it was pleasant enough on the drive over, with temps in the upper 60's, but that was just nature's way of deceiving you into making the drive with the anticipation of comfortable race conditions.  The sun had other … Continue reading 2019 Wabash River Race

Wabash River Race 7.14.18

Indiana USCA Wabash River Race 7.14.18   The Great Wabash River Races of 2018 were unique in several ways – but not in the shallowness of the water!  But more on that one in a moment.  This was a race without a director.  Terry had a funeral to attend, so Roger Crisp’s daughter, Julie, handled … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.14.18

Wabash River Race Report 7.8.17

Wabash River Race write-up and results!  July 8, 2017   Fickleness seems to be a trademark of the Wabash River; sometimes it’s running fast and high, sometimes low and a little slower.  Usually there are low points that need to be negotiated to avoid grounding out, or at least to avoid suck water. Just a … Continue reading Wabash River Race Report 7.8.17

USCA Wabash River Race, Lafayette, IN 7.8.16

‘twas another beautiful day for racing on the crystal-clear…no wait – rather opaque, but warm – Wabash River in Lafayette.  Following last year’s confusion about how many times to circle the island, Terry apparently figured just once around the Island was sufficient, and so we ended up with a shorter race than last year.  I … Continue reading USCA Wabash River Race, Lafayette, IN 7.8.16