Brian Stoochnow (#003) laps another boat in his Super Modified bathtub racer during the 2018 Sproat Lake Regatta on Sunday, July 15. Stoochnow won the super modified class in 2017 and 2018. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

Brian Stoochnow (#003) laps another boat in his Super Modified bathtub racer during the 2018 Sproat Lake Regatta on Sunday, July 15. Stoochnow won the super modified class in 2017 and 2018. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

VIDEO: Sproat Lake hosts annual regatta

2018 Alberni Valley event featured two days of boat racing action

The annual Sproat Lake Regatta kicked off with a show ‘n shine on Friday, and was followed by two full days of boat racing on Saturday and Sunday.

If you missed any of the action, check our video of the event.

 

Rod Stacey of Nanaimo, right, shows an onlooker the cockpit of his FE laydown hydro boat at the Sproat Lake Regatta boat and car show n’ shine on Friday, July 13 in front of Home Hardware in Port Alberni. Stacey and his two sons, Quinn and Ashton, all raced at the Sproat Lake Regatta over the weekend. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Rod Stacey of Nanaimo, right, shows an onlooker the cockpit of his FE laydown hydro boat at the Sproat Lake Regatta boat and car show n’ shine on Friday, July 13 in front of Home Hardware in Port Alberni. Stacey and his two sons, Quinn and Ashton, all raced at the Sproat Lake Regatta over the weekend. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Luke Raymond, centre, and his father Don from Shawnigan Lake are busy putting their registration stickers on their Hondo drag haul flat bottom boat during the Sproat Lake Regatta show n’ shine on Friday, July 13. This is the first year the Raymonds have raced in the Sproat Lake Regatta. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Luke Raymond, centre, and his father Don from Shawnigan Lake are busy putting their registration stickers on their Hondo drag haul flat bottom boat during the Sproat Lake Regatta show n’ shine on Friday, July 13. This is the first year the Raymonds have raced in the Sproat Lake Regatta. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO