Quicksilver – An update on the World Water Speed Record Project

Members will recall an excellent lecture back in February 2015 by Nigel MacKnight, founder and leader of the Quicksilver Project.

Here is a link to the January Update showing the progress so far…. January Report

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


We hope Nigel will one day come along again to talk to us and perhaps this time as a World Record Holder……