November 2019 Update

We begin this month’s update with a celebration of 65 years since the iconic Bluebird K7 jet hydroplane of Donald Campbell CBE, was built in my Red Rose County of Lancashire by the main contractors, Samlesbury Engineering who were once located on the outskirts...

October 2019 Update

Welcome to this month’s update as the clocks roll back here in the UK, bringing with it the shorter daylight, colder seasons, spooky Halloween and the heaters along with dehumidifier are switched back on in our little cottage workshop.  So other than meeting up...

September 2019 Update

We start this month’s update with our good friend Dave Warby in Australia who has very kindly written the following account for us of the latest development runs of his  jet hydroplane Spirit of Australia II so sit back have a brew and enjoy reading what it is...

August 2019 Update inc. Electrics

This month as part of the venture, we continued with the tasks required to be in a position to test the twin Viper jet engines for our jet hydroplane Longbow (and her spare engine). For those of you who have been following our progress in the monthly updates, you will...

July 2019 Update

This month marked the 50 year anniversary since astronauts first bounced around on the moon but our good friend Dave Warby in Australia found out that gravity back here on earth, can still mess you up pretty good when he took a tumble in the workshop attending to odd...

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