Speed boat identification

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Andrew Spalding, Jul 18, 2020.

  1. Andrew Spalding
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    Andrew Spalding New Member

    I'm restoring a speed boat, I have no idea of it make or age but doing a search online brought up the same style boat advertising as a Shakespeare???. The first pic is of my boat (white), the second pic is of the one I found advertised as a Shakespeare (red). I'd really like to know the manufacturer and a rough age. Any help appreciated
     

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  2. Mr Efficiency
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    They seem two of a kind, so if the red one is a Shakespeare, that is what you have.
     
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  4. Andrew Spalding
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    Yeah that's what I thought but when I looked through their boats built I couldn't find one that matched my one or the one advertised as a Shakespeare, that's when I started questioning it. I found this link to the history and on the LHS a list of models made, I cant see mine in there.

    History http://www.raffinaderiet.com/Boats/History/history.html
     
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    Are there any numbers on the hull?
     

  7. Andrew Spalding
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    Andrew Spalding New Member

    Thanks, I've put a post up on both
     
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