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Record Attendance for DCB Regatta

When it comes to regattas, rendezvous or fun runs celebrating a group of boat owners, there’s normally not much of a story. Fortunately there are usually great images, which was the case from last weekend’s DCB Performance Boats Regatta held at the Nautical Beachfront Resort in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.


DCB hosted another successful regatta for its owners last weekend. All photos by Tom Leigh/Tommy Gun Images

dcbregatta17bThanks to Todd Taylor, who owns Jokers Wild Productions, the company that produced the regatta, and Tom Leigh of Tommy Gun Images, there is no shortage of cool pictures from the event, which featured the debut of DCB’s new M44 Widebody catamaran Spooled Up II (read the story).

Of course the fact that everyone had a safe and enjoyable couple of days visiting with friends and running their boats on Lake Havasu, as well as the statistic that DCB had more than 60 boats in attendance for the first time in the history of its regatta, provides a little something to report, but there’s not much of a story beyond that.

So I’ll let the extraordinary perspective of Leigh, who was shooting for our friends at RiverDavesPlace.com, tell more of the story in the slideshow below and allow the dedicated DCB owner Carlton Bass, who brought Cat’s Ass, his M35 Widebody powered by twin Mercury Racing 1350 engines, to the event from Oklahoma following a fun-filled weekend at the Lake Powell Challenge (read the story), explain what he enjoyed about the event.

Check out the variety of perspectives captured by the creative Tom Leigh in the slideshow above.

“It was another awesome weekend with the DCB family,” Bass said. “The weather was beautiful and there wasn’t any of the stress or drama that comes with a big poker run.

“Todd Taylor did a great job organizing everything and the chef and his staff at the Nautical prepared an excellent meal on Saturday night,” he continued. “Everyone was respectful and well behaved. I’m proud to be a DCB owner. Rob Blair and the gentlemen who run the El Cajon (Calif.) facility are doing an excellent job—it seems like the best is yet to come.”

Leigh also weighed in on the event.

“My favorite thing about shooting the DCB Regatta is the attention to detail that DCB gives to its event’s aesthetic—the presentation and branding throughout the event is second to none,” Leigh said. “And let’s be honest, you really can’t take a bad picture of a DCB. They are just beautiful machines.”

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