Shifting gears from Thanksgiving thoughts, I have been digging around through my deep archives and came across this video. Wanna see me tear up quickly? Just run this video. When the boat passes by close to whoever recorded the video, the sounds reach back to the 1960s archives deep in my mind.
Little race boats run through my blood. Visit the Quincy Looper website.
I recall sitting dad’s hydroplane boat with the same engine as is attached to this runabout hull in the video, two people are required in the boat for extra weight, to offset the lack of hull weight. Simple physics! The smell of burnt 2-cycle racing fuel is sweet compared to other two-cycle engine fuels.
In the video, there is a For Sale sign on the hull, so perhaps this is a demonstration run, I have no idea.
The audio is rather loud, check your volume!
Legal note – this video is not my legal property and will be removed upon proper request, immediately.