The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 11 & 12 Finale

After traveling through the Northeast States of Maine, Pennsylvania (twice), Connecticut, and New York, the drivers in the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series arrived in Kingston, New Hampshire for the final event of the tour. Coming off of his impressive two win performance the previous week at the Crystal Lake, New York showdown, young gun.. read more →

The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 9 & 10

The 9th and 10th races of the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series took place on September 13 and 14th in Redwood, NY on beautiful Crystal Lake. The weather was not cooperating on Saturday as a cold, windy, wet and rainy day greeted the drivers. All racing was postponed until Sunday building even more suspense into.. read more →

The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 7 & 8

The 2014 Labor Day weekend had drivers and crews heading west out PA Interstate 80 for the fourth stop on the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series. Region 3’s Delaware Valley Outboard Racing Association played host  for the 44th Annual Lock Haven Jaycees Regatta and as expected, many of the top CSR drivers on the east.. read more →

The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 5 & 6

After just a two week layover from Berwick, Pennsylvania, the next stop on the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series was in Region 1 at the famed West Thompson Lake race site in Thompson, Connecticut hosted by the Connecticut Outboard Association. Returning to the series were Mike Akerstrom and Ottawa Canada’s Michael Rorke. Both drivers were looking.. read more →

The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 3 & 4

The second stop on the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series rolled into Berwick, Pennsylvania on June 28 and 29th. One of the intents of spreading the series throughout the Northeast was to encourage drivers to travel out of their regions and support racing within the division. This mission was accomplished as CSR was the largest class.. read more →

The Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series Races 1 & 2

The kickoff of the Mike Cook Northeast Challenge Series took place in Standish, Maine on May 17th and 18th and the conditions would have been to Mike’s liking, windy nasty rough. Eight drivers from Florida, New England and Canada answered at roll call and the excitement was building as the green flag flew for race.. read more →

Remembering Stan Fitts

Stan Fitts will always be remembered as a driving force and unselfish advocate of boat racing, making the South Shore Outboard Association one of the premier racing clubs in the country. Stan may have been from Region One, but his heart and soul was the American Power Boat Association. His tireless work at APBA headquarters.. read more →

The Passing of Ken “Pork Chop” Hall

It is with sadness that we inform the racing community of the passing of Kenny Hall. Kenny was a fierce competitor in the CSH & DSH classes and proudly wore his 1958 SSOA Championship jacket to every race. (Resized in later years!!). Perhaps he was best known for his engine work around the 4 cylinder Mercury’s.. read more →

SSOA Announces the 2014 New England Hydroplane Championship Series Lifeline Race Gear Hi-Point Contingency Awards

March 3, 2014 – The New England Hydroplane Championship Series (NEHCS) presented by the South Shore Outboard Association (www.southshoreoutboard.com) announces the addition of LIFELINE RACE GEAR (www.lifelineracegear.com) to its family of sponsors for the 2014 race season. The family owned and operated Parker AZ Company has been producing high quality custom safety equipment for the.. read more →