Aggressor Speed Boat Hydroplane rolls royce merlin engine

second run for a very famous boat that had 11 starts and 10 wins. Unfortunately on the 11th start it crashed and has been in mothballs for almost 4o years. Bought back to life by David Pagano and many many hours of labour

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Aggressor 10 starts 10 wins
A dedication to Dave Tenny 1972 and Dave Pagano 2008. Aggressor is known as Australia's greatest Unlimited Race Boat. Powered by a 27 litre/supercharged Rolls Royce Merlin.





Aussie Thunderboat
1960's Merlin V12 powered thunderboat "Aggressor" back in the water and making a run after more than 30 years.





Dispatch 33' Garwood- (She starts around :55) V-12 Rolls Royce engine
For More Info and Photos of Boat Please Visit: http://www.thatoldboat.com/Garwood/Dispatch/ For Article Please Visit: http://www.mygazines.com/issue/2632/45 Gathering of the Garwoods - August 2009 Note: Dispatch does not actually fire until about :55 seconds into the movie. What you hear before that is a 28' Garwood in front of her with a V-12 Scripps Motor. The noise prior to the firing is the fuel pump. 1931 Gar Wood Triple Cockpit Runabout Gar Wood 33-foot triple cockpit runabouts are considered some of the finest runabouts produced by the famous boatbuilding firm in Marysville, MI. Elegant and powerful, these craft were offered with either a Scripps V-12 or a Gar Wood Liberty V-12 engine and were capable of exceeding 50 mph. Manufactured in 1931, the runabout appearing on the stamp has a 650-horsepower, 12-cylinder Rolls Royce engine. Named Dispatch, she is owned by Tom and Maurine Turner of Carnelian Bay, CA. Her Lake Tahoe berth is next to Turner's Gar Woods Grill and Pier Restaurant. Video by Steven Martini





Vintage Unlimited Hydroplane Racing
The Miss Thriftway (Replica) and Oh Boy! Oberto (1961) vintage unlimited hydroplanes racing. These big boats are powered by Allison V12 1710 cubic inch World War II era aircraft engines. Tastin 'n' Racin June 7, 2009, Lake Sammamish, Washington. Fun Fact: This Miss Thriftway boat was recently built as the Miss Madison and used for filming of the movie Madison.




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