YouTube: Virgin Atlantic Challenger I and II

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Olav, Jul 1, 2013.

  1. Olav
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    Olav naval architect

    Yesterday evening I discovered and watched these two nice videos:

    1985 Virgin Atlantic Challenger - The Failed Attempt


    1986 Virgin Atlantic Challenger II - Making the Record


    Enjoy!
     
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  2. IMP-ish
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    IMP-ish powerboater

    Why're we doing it? For fun. Love it.
    I liked watching these. Great find Olav! Thanks!
     
  3. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

    The boat has been in mothballs for many years in Palma de Mallorca. This spring a new owner took over, cleaned it up and I guess you will see more sprint attempts
     
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