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Old 12-29-2003, 01:10 PM
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T2x will probably have the answer instantaneously but here goes. We speak about all speed records and such, but what is the world's fastest speed using outboard power?
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Old 12-29-2003, 02:29 PM
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165.34 MPH
Class 00590 - FORMULA I Monday, April 21, 1986 Record Type KILO
Location PARKER, AZ Driver ROBERT F. HERING Owner BEDFORD DAVIE
Boat SECOND EFFORT Hull Type KARELSEN Engine EVINRUDE
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176.56 MPH
Class 03840 - WLD OB ASSAULT Thursday, November 30, 1989 Record Type KILO
Location PARKER, AZ Driver BOB WARTINGER Owner BEDFORD DAVIE
Boat MACH PROPELLER SPCL. Hull Type KARELSEN Engine EVINRUDE
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Enjoy.......by the way....Robert F. Hering...... Is Bobby Hering of Hering props.........

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that is smokin . Rich do you have a pic of that type of boat by any chance? just curious as im not to familiar with boats outside offshore types. thanks
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Whats the fastest boat ever? Any kind, any class, just the fastest speed ever recorded on water.
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Ken Warby at 317.60 . it has only been challanged twice in the past 20 years, both with tragic results.

heres a cool site with some speed #'s link dont know how up to date it is
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Ken is in austraila preparing to "shatter" his own record
 
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lets hope thats all he shatters. that is one tough record but i guess if anyone is qualified he is
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Check this link out...

http://www.russwicks.com/times_square_billboards.htm
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165.34 MPH
Class 00590 - FORMULA I Monday, April 21, 1986 Record Type KILO
Location PARKER, AZ Driver ROBERT F. HERING Owner BEDFORD DAVIE
Boat SECOND EFFORT Hull Type KARELSEN Engine EVINRUDE
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176.56 MPH
Class 03840 - WLD OB ASSAULT Thursday, November 30, 1989 Record Type KILO
Location PARKER, AZ Driver BOB WARTINGER Owner BEDFORD DAVIE
Boat MACH PROPELLER SPCL. Hull Type KARELSEN Engine EVINRUDE
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Enjoy.......by the way....Robert F. Hering...... Is Bobby Hering of Hering props.........


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I was there that November.... it was a "Red Rocket"....
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that is smokin . Rich do you have a pic of that type of boat by any chance? just curious as im not to familiar with boats outside offshore types. thanks
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