Chip Hanauer ’76, hydroplane racing legend, treks around the Pacific Northwest as The Boat Guy in this amusing series of videos, shot by cameraman and Boat Guy travel buddy Sam Bisset.

Read more about Chip and his life in “Chip Hanauer ’76—The boat guy”.



Gig Harbor is a beautiful little bay with a lot of activity going on. Chip and Sam have a great trip from Elliott Bay to Gig Harbor, tie up at the Tides Tavern, and visit the BoatShop in Gig Harbor.


Chip and Sam head to Anacortes for TrawlerFest, a gathering to learn about boating and have a good time with live music, food, and drink.


See more videos on The Boat Guy YouTube channel.