New BMBC Racing Class for 1910


MARINE MOTORING
BRITISH MOTOR BOAT CLUB

The British Motor Boat Club Racing Committee have decided to form a class for next seasonís racing, and the club will provide races for these boats at each of its regattas during the season. The details of the class are as follows:--

Length not to exceed 21ft.

Beam not to be less than 3ft. 9in.

Motor to be of British manufacture, and to be of two cylinders, each of 4in. bore or the equivalent, the stroke in no case to exceed 6in.

A penalty handicap of 30sec. Per knot for winning a first prize, 20sec. Per knot for winning a second prize, and 10sec. Per knot for winning a third prize to be enforced.

The speed of the boats should be about 15 knots, and they will probably cost from £150 to £200 each. Any one interested in the class should communicate with the secretary.

(Transcribed from the Times of London, Oct. 19, 1909, p. 17.)

[Thanks to Greg Calkins for help in preparing this page --LF]


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