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Old 12 November 2013, 15:51   #1
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Coniston powerboat race 130mph flip.

This happened at the Lake Coniston powerboat race the weekend before we went to Ullswater on our Midlands and North West S.I.B. Club lads weekend.

MattH was that you at the helm Very lucky guy for sure.

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Sounds good if nowt else & you have missed Yorkshire out again.
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Sounds good if nowt else & you have missed Yorkshire out again.
Ooh!! have I when you get a SIB Mick I will change our club title how's that
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Horizon - sky - water - sky - water - bang. Nasty. Bluebird K7 did something similar, of course...

Looks like the structure did its job well, though.
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Audio has been edited since I first saw that vid.
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Audio has been edited since I first saw that vid.
Why have they done that then?
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glad the chap looks ok. his problem was obviously no toobs!
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awesome.. it makes you think they should have some sort of directional aerofoil on the front possibly..
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Very Bluebird esk
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Very Bluebird esk
Yep in 1967 Donald Campbell was killed in an almost identical crash to this one only he was doing over 300 mph at the time..
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