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Fastest Boats on the Water – The 60’s, 70’s and 80’s

Fastest Boats on the Water – The 60’s, 70’s and 80’s

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Boating, Buy Boat Propellers | 0 comments

During the 60’s boat propeller technology advanced along with boat hull tech and speed records. In the mid 1960’s an American, Lee Taylor and his boat jet Hustler was getting close to the Campbell record and almost beat it in 1965. Donald Campbell decided in January 1967 to really push his boat the K7 to the absolute limits and beyond if...

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Fastest Boats on the Water – The 1950’s

Fastest Boats on the Water – The 1950’s

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

After Malcomb Campbell set the record of 141.74 MPH. in 1939 the world was thrown into World War Two until mid 1945 when the war finally ended. After the war Malcomb Campbell experimented with a jet engine that he installed in his old Blue Bird K4 boat that was propelled by the air thrust of the jet engine instead of the use of underwater like the best...

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