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.
CAMPBELL PREPARES FOR RECORD RUN - 1967 - HD British speed record maker Donald Campbell prepares for record run with his jet powered Blue Bird K7 powerboat. In his career, Campbell set speed records on both land and water. But his attempt to set a new record on Coniston Water in Lancashire resulted in his death. Direct transfer from film, Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 1080p.
HYDROPLANES IN GOVERNOR'S CUP REGATTA Hydroplanes in the power unlimited class scorch along the Ohio River at Madison, Indiana, in the Governor's Cup Regatta. The nation's biggest, fastest speedboats and top racing drivers set a thrill-packed pace, with Miss U.S., Fred Alter at the wheel, averaging a torrid 89-plus m.p.h. to cop the coveted trophy.
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.
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.
POWERBOAT RACE - HD A referee waves a flag as a small starter cannon blasts and a powerboat race gets underway. The winner receives a kiss from his wife. Transferred from film to HD - uncompressed and ProRes HQ - available in all forms of HD and SD.
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