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Old 1918 Detroit Power boat

beautifullyengineered: “ The Aero-Engine’d “Miss Detroit III” Wooden Speedboat Curtiss Model Engine, Photos by Michael McBride The restoration of this massive 1650 cubic inch beast can be seen.

Boat Crash -

And you thought you were having a bad day! Aside from the luxury yacht slipping from it's sling as the crane operator lowered it into the water, note the 2 crew members clinging on as it falls! (everyone was fine!

“Hornet II” , 1930/1939 29’6″ Gar Wood Step-hull Hydroplane. One of ten built by Gar Wood between 1929 and 1934 originally owned by Henry J. Kaiser who, after losing the Lake Championship race to Mercury, an all aluminum boat, sent “Hornet” to Howard Hughes who removed the wooden top and designed and built a custom aluminum top. “Hornet” never lost another race and when it was retired in 1953 it had won more races than any other boat in such a short time frame. It is powered by a Packard…

Hornet II, a stepped hull wooden hydroplane built by Gar Wood in the early and powered by a Packard aircraft engine, was modified by Howard Hughes to include an aluminum deck. From then on it never lost another race until it was retired in

STAY CLASSY [Juan Lleonart] : Foto

antiqueboatmuseum "Pardon Me, don’t you think this is gorgeous?“ We have been teasing a big announcement regarding Pardon Me and the wait is over! We partnered with to display Pardon Me in the Boldt Castle Yacht House for the summer o