How to build a hydro (circa 1959): "Has the design of unlimiteds become static? Not on your life. (Les) Staudacher is working on a jet-propelled boat for Joe Schoenith. Who's to say that future Gold Cup competitors might not all be jets?"

Read the full text from the 1959 APBA Gold Cup Program >>
From: Leslie Field's hydro history website
Photo at right: Miss Thriftway

Watch VIDEO of Bernie Little's Career >>

The driving force of the Miss Budweiser unlimited hydroplane racing team, Bernie's impact is still felt today with his contributions to the sport and the various former Bud hulls still in use.