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How much would it have weighed if done with non-carbon and hand lay-up ? What is the approximate cost differential to
go with the carbon/infusion materials/process ?
You can check it out at the link above...
In Kingsland Texas
One on Craigslist in California right now...
The deck and hull both turned out into a "duckbill flange" from the bow to the tip of the rear fins. These mated together so the inside rough surface of both joined together. They were pop riveted...
As Clint Eastwood said "A man should know his limitations" Sooo I put my life jacket on !!
Butch: I thought that I might have put the wrong year so I went back to their website and it does have it dated as 1963.. May have been the year the film was published but
the race as you say is...
This uploaded video shows the Gold Coast Marathon of 1963, a powerboat race from Miami to West Palm Beach and back. Viewers see pit crews at Pelican...
Hey Jim: You missed a really good Power Cat meet this year..
Everybody was asking about you..
There are no records that show how many were built, they keep turning up from all over the US and now
a couple have been shipped to Australia to collectors. I am guessing that at least 30 have...
Another video perspective of the 18c with twin 2.4's
Not bad for a boat built in 1959...
Above is the video of the other contender for fastest Power Cat
This is Ed Smith's 17h hydro..
Fun ride !!
And then Sunburnt's 15c, got it together for fastest vintage powered boat of the meet
We had our 7th annual Power Cat Rendezvous this last weekend and the two
fastest Power Cats ever were both in attendance.. This first video link is of
a 1959 Power...
back on Craigslist for sale
07-22-2015, 11:27 AM
Jim: Any chance you will make it to the Power Cat Rendezvous this year? http://www.powercatboat.com/Rendezvous/DeGray2015/DeGray2015.html
Looks like we are going to have our best turn out this...
This clip is of Bob Morenz in the Mr. Powercat bubble cat running at Salton Sea 500. I have not been able to confirm the year but I believe it is 1964....
Butch is correct, the Switzer's were not the first or the only ones to use a wing section in a boat for lift. They along with Ted Jones, my Dad Ray Leger, were...
06-27-2015, 04:51 PM
My father ( Ray Leger ) as early as 1961 saw the limitations in the Power Cat conventional catamaran as he and others were racing. His back flip at over 80 mph in a 16c Power Cat with twin 80hp...
06-22-2015, 11:55 AM
http://www.powercatboat.com/Group/jh_15c/bf017.jpg The Power Cat 15c actually measure 14ft 8in
Nice boat and motor combo..