Potential supersonic jet boat design from 1998

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  1. BMcF
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    BMcF Senior Member

    Howard Arneson told me that he would never take his boat(s) over 200mph simply because that was the threshold above which too many people died on the water..yet he continued to build boats that were capable of speeds far beyond that limit.

    I never thought to question his logic..made perfect sense to me then and still does now.
     
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  2. tunnels

    tunnels Previous Member

    Without dreams we are nothing and go now where !!

    we need dreamers in our life times . look around you if it wasnt for dreams we would be all standing on the riverbanks of the world wondering how to get to the otherside !!
    Dreamers are thinkers and thinkers are few and far between there days . so whats your dreams ??? :(
     
  3. dskira

    dskira Previous Member

    To go on the other side of the river :)
     
  4. Submarine Tom

    Submarine Tom Previous Member

    My dream is to go with you...
     
  5. High Life
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    High Life Junior Member

    Burt Rutan made similar remarks at the TED conference in 2006.
     

  6. Submarine Tom

    Submarine Tom Previous Member

    Supertramp wrote a song about it.
     
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