Vintage Outboard Motor Boat Racing: An Illustrated History 1927-1959 by Bernie Van OsdaleVintage Outboard Motor Boat Racing: An Illustrated History 1927-1959 by Bernie Van Osdale

Vintage Outboard Motor Boat Racing: An Illustrated History 1927-1959

byBernie Van Osdale

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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Rev up your engines for this Outboard Motorboat Racing story from the early years of marathon racing to the development into alky burners. Covers famous Drivers like Marshall Eldridge, Fred Jacoby, Paul Wearly, Hilda Mueller, Walter Widegren, Bud Widget, Dick Neal, Bill Tenny, Stan McDonald, Randoph Hubble, Frank Vincent, Westerman Jones, Boots Kaye Murphy, and Gar Wood Jr., and many more. Boat and Engine builders include Elsinor, Crandal, Cenruy, Penn Yan, Hooton, Ludington, Flower, Kelley-Baby Whales, Jacoby, DeSilva; Evinrude, Johnson, Lockewood, Caille, KR, SR, PR, C-Service, 4-60, X and others. Follow the evolution of the fastest boats on water through the use of vintage racing scenes, postcards, and old advertisements from prewar through postwar.

His father a boat racer in the '40s and '50s, Bernie's life-long interest and passion for Vintage Motor Boat Racing has led him to some treasure troves of material and racing equipment, as he documents the early people, engines used, and how it all came together to create the modern-day sport that it grew largely into today... He has p...
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Title:Vintage Outboard Motor Boat Racing: An Illustrated History 1927-1959Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Enthusiast BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1583882987

ISBN - 13:9781583882986

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