Colorado River RatsTM

       This website features ski boats and fun in the sun on the Colorado River ! A new Colorado River Rat Ski Boat Project is underway "Danger Zone" a former NJBA Quarter mile drag boat ski jet class record holder - Don Hettish 1987                  

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The Colorado River Rats are a group of drag and ski boat enthusiasts who gather and party hardy each year and enjoy some fun in the sun on the Colorado River. Everyone is working on their boats getting ready for summer fun in the sun on the Colorado River.

What's New

Custom made Contractor Tool boxes for Drag Boat Racers, Drag Racers and garage wrenchers. Dangerzone project boat in progress. June 2003 current schedule for more Colorado River Rats fun in the sun on the Colorado River gathering.

Products for Sale - Contractor Tool Boxes

Unique hand built Contractor Toolboxes.  Made from heavy gauge steel...

Laughlin, Nevada - June , 2001,2002 and 2003 soon

Waiting at dock 
In motion
On The Beach

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DANGERZONE PROJECT BOAT IN PROGRESS

502 cu inches of GenVI Big Block Chevrolet Bow tie

Dangerzone project boat will be ready in time for some June 2004 Fun in the sun at the Colorado River. Many more photos and the complete story to follow as the work progresses.

Laughlin, Nevada - June 2004 Next annual Colorado River Rats Meeting - fun in the sun with friends and their ski boats. New project boat will be added to this site soon. Danger Zone One, a 1987 NJBA quarter mile drag Ski Boat Class record holder designed and driven by my good friend Don Hettish of La Verne, California - 502 Cu in Gen VI Big Block Bow Tie in a Wildercraft Tunnel Ram hull with jet drive. The 850 hp engine has been retired, but the 500 hp 502 cu in will provide enough attitude for some serious Colorado River Rat water fun in the sun.

 

Related Websites Of Interest

Drag Racing Photography
"Quarter Mile Blast From The Past"
Drag Racing Photos From The 60's And 70's!

Photos Available For Purchase
Visit:  www.dragracingphotography.com 

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Last updated: February 26, 2004.

Website & Photography by Michelle Kirk