1947 GOLD CUP RACE In a gruelling 90-mile race on the choppy waters of Jamaica Bay in New York, Danny Foster of California pilots "Miss Peps V" to victory in the 40th Gold Cup classic. The defending champ, Guy Lombardo, is forced out in the final heat by hull damage and an oil-line break. Foster wins the last heat with a broken propeller blade.
MOTORBOAT SHOW OPENS The National Motorboat Show opens in New York City with plenty of lovely visitors to indicate the fine points of a million dollars plus worth of the newest and fanciest in marine architecture, from outboard cruisers for everyman to luxurious floating palaces.
MOTOR BOAT SHOW - 2 New boats of all sizes, types and purposes are on display as the Golden Jubilee Motor Boat Show opens. Interest is on a venerable old timer, the "Lillian Russell," built in 1905, but there are modern lines aplenty in view.
GOLD CUP RACE AND WORLD RECORD JET BOAT Bill Munsey wins the Gold Cup trophy after an impressive performance at the 1957 Gold Cup hydroplane race. Donald Campbell sets one of a succession of world's records in jet speed boat runs.
'MOSQUITO FLEET' TRAINS IN SOUTH Winter quarters in Miami, FL for the Navy's new fleet of speedy torpedo craft provide sun and fair weather for try-out maneuvers in the Atlantic. It's a thrill as the 70 M.P.H. ships hit high speed.
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