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Old 15-01-2008, 08:55 PM   #1
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World Water Speed Record

I went to a talk last night given by Nigel Macknight, the man behind the Quicksilver project. Very interesting & I wish him luck but I can't help thinking that a man who has previously not been faster than 70 mph in a boat might find 300 mph a tad interesting

Nigel admitted that after a huge amount of input from Ken Norris they just couldn't get the boat to perform in scale model testing & so ditched most of his ideas. Note that the driver sits in the right sponson.

Here is a link if you are interested http://www.quicksilver-wsr.co.uk/

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They ditched most of norris' ideas - or macknights?
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