Lecture: An Update on the Quicksilver Project…

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Date(s) - 26/02/2015
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

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Nigel Macknight founder and leader of the Quicksilver Project returns tonight to give us an update on progress in the World Water Speed Record attempt…

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It is nearly 50 years since Britain last held this prestigious international prize, and the laurels won for the nation by Donald Campbell. Nigel will tell us more about the design and construction of the 350 mph turbojet-powered superboat upon which British hopes rest.


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The world record, last broken in 1978, stands at 317.596 mph, to long-time holder Australia’s Ken Warby.  Come along and hear the latest about this most exciting project and the extensive work involved to return the record to Britain…

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