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Old 07-25-2012, 09:45 AM
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I just embedded a clearer, 720p resolution video of the race in the article above.

Below is a short clip of another day recently scooter free diving on the wreck of the Copenhagen in better visibility.




This question was presented in the article above. I have never seen a good image of the Copenhagen while it was still afloat. There was just the partial image of the grounded vessel, see below.



http://www.nps.gov/


It is possible she resembled the "Glenmoor", see below. It was also constructed by Sir John Priest at the Sunderland shipyard six years later with a similar length and tonnage. This vessel resembles aspects of the artist rendering of the Copenhagen. Input?





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The final race of the season is coming up fast this coming weekend in at Weeki Watchee Springs! This excellent venue with gin clear water, nominal current, underwater theater seating for spectators (in air) is primed for this years dive scooter race.





There is excellent background information on the event in Dive Wire ...

"2nd Annual Weeki Wachee Warrior Challenge Announced
By DiverWire Staff posted in Community News, PADI Feed, SSI Feed September 13, 2012
diver propulsion vehicle • Formula H20 • H20 Racing • underwater scooters • Weeki Wachee State Park

(DiverWire) Weeki Wachee Springs State Park welcomes back wounded veterans for Formula H2O underwater racing event with dedication of Blue Star Memorial Byway Marker September 21st-23rd.

The 2nd annual Weeki Wachee Warrior Challenge will be the 2012 Formula H2O® Racing season finale and it promises to be the largest, most thrilling, action-packed event to date. The three-day event dedicated to providing SCUBA dive training to wounded veterans and their families will open with the dedication of a Blue Star memorial byway marker at the Weeki Wachee Springs State park in recognition for the parks service to wounded veterans. The Florida Federation of Garden Club recognizes significant highways, military bases and other significant locations with Blue Star Memorial markers as a tribute to all service men and women of our armed services."

Continued at http://www.diverwire.com/post/scuba-...nge-announced/




http://www.sptimes.com/




Last years race
http://www2.hernandotoday.com/



The Wreck Racing League has posted a complete schedule of events at:
http://wreckracingleague.com/?page_id=2709





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