Miss Windermere VI Powerboat

Made:
1993

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Miss Windermere VI powerboat, the world's fastest prop-driven boat: the fastest boat in history on Lake Windermere, holder of the British National Immersed Propeller Record and holder of the World Over 7000cc Water Speed Record. Built in 1993.

There is an accompanying VHS tape showing successful speed record attempt, 17 October 2003, held in the museum archive, ref YA2007.30.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
Y2007.30
Materials:
aluminium alloy, fibreglass, glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified), textile and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (on mount with wheels): 2470 mm x 2840 mm x 8000 mm,
type:
boat
credit:
Gift of John Lee