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Old 07-11-2005, 11:12 AM   #1
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Turbines Turbines Turbines

I know Ive mentioned these in another thread somewhere, but what happened to (and has anybody got any pictures of?) the following:-

Miss Embassy (later the black sleek Breathless?)
Passing Cloud
Black & White Whiskey
Marlboro Enfield

etc etc etc. When you think about it the Brits were years ahead of other nations with the interest in Turbines - it would be fantastic to bring a racing class back me thinks........
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Old 07-11-2005, 11:39 AM   #2
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Old 07-11-2005, 01:00 PM   #3
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Anything! What happened to it? Got any pictures? Did your Dad own the Magnum turbine which was used in the advert?
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There was an article on the boat & it's set up /story yonks ago cant remember if it was MBY or Powerboat & Watersking. Right down to how the motor was transported by taking the front seat out of the car of the day - If you push me, think it mentioned it too be an MG
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I will see what i can dig out picture wise and see what info he has on it........
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great.
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There is apparently a picture of the engine bay with the turbine in somewhere still on the hunt when i get some info i will post it
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Re: Turbines Turbines Turbines

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I know Ive mentioned these in another thread somewhere, but what happened to (and has anybody got any pictures of?) the following:-

Miss Embassy (later the black sleek Breathless?)
Passing Cloud
Black & White Whiskey
Marlboro Enfield

Here's one
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Already got that one!!!
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Miss Embassy

Just found this one. Circa 1974ish. Taken from Durlston Head.
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Great shot! What a beautiful boat - Don Sheads idea of incorporating the turbine exhaust into the overall shape was genius!
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Old 19-12-2005, 03:21 PM   #12
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John Arruda of Turbine Marine does all of our turbine work and also intergrats the exhaust www.turbinemarine.com
He also waterjackets the exhaust and the temp is 135 degrees F
to the touch. Here is an exanple
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Old 19-12-2005, 03:26 PM   #13
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Here is our 51 Outerlimits Turbine with through hull exhaust
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Here is how the Outerlimits looks under the hatch. With the exhaust coming out under the swim platform, you can actually have a conversation in the cockpit without even yelling.
This boat has a full cabin and weighs in at almost 20,000lbs and we have seen 132mph GPS
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thats beautifully done
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Love the 51, thats one awesome bit of kit
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How's it going - hope it's not too cold over there! Are you going to Miami for the boat show?
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Of Course Cookie, we'll hook up for a beer. May you can come over to the shop and check out our new Platinum and MTI we are rigging with Turbines for the 06 racing season
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Of Course Cookie, we'll hook up for a beer. May you can come over to the shop and check out our new Platinum and MTI we are rigging with Turbines for the 06 racing season
That would be worth the flight... If I buy you a beer will you show me too? ( I'll buy my airline ticket.. )
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