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Old 27-08-2013, 03:41 PM   #21
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Yes. Small block 350 Chevies/Hurth 630 transmissions on modified Bellamy surface drives, foam core glass/polyester construction.

Ex 'Ambassador Communications' / 'Sherry & Haycock', raced by Will Haycock. ( Cruiser Class 80's)

Became 'Superluminal' raced by Stan Ford/Tony Cordial. ( National Production Class late 80's/early 90's)

Then 'Team Tanglefoot' raced by Tony Donald/Dave Barham/Brian Pelham. ( Touring class mid/late 90's)

Then 'Pink Beaver' (as pleasure boat) with Brian Pelham, out in Spain (exile) now back here.

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you are indeed are a mine of information Jon was it any good as a race boat?
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Old 27-08-2013, 06:33 PM   #22
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you are indeed are a mine of information Jon was it any good as a race boat?
In it's early guise, it was claimed to be very quick, but it never held a speed record, and I don't think it was, however, after tony bought it, on the promise of being a 'upper 70's' boat, it turned out to barely do 60. He spent a lot of time, and money, working on the set up (surface drive height, props etc) and built some pretty tasty small blocks and I think it ended up running 77/78mph, really quite good. The surface drive setup meant it was bloody quick in a head sea. There were lots of superb pics of it at the time, as it always seemed very photogenic, with perfectly level, elevated flight most of the time.
Dunno what motors are in it now.
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Old 16-10-2013, 07:13 PM   #23
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Known as Ambassador, Superluminal, Tanglefoot, and Pink Beaver, to name a few, discussed in this thread is now for sale.

Apparently it's had been made 'race ready' but the owner has been unwell, so never got used.

Current owner looking for £20k, see pics below.

Call Henry on 07977 403140

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Old 17-10-2013, 09:00 PM   #24
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Known as Ambassador, Superluminal, Tanglefoot, and Pink Beaver, to name a few, discussed in this thread is now for sale.

Apparently it's had been made 'race ready' but the owner has been unwell, so never got used.

Current owner looking for £20k, see pics below.

Call Henry on 07977 403140

JF
Hey Jon,
How would this boat run with 5 blade props, bearing in mind i know nothing about prop set ups and would like to be educated..?
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