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Jet Boats in New Zealand Short Film (Full Length) – 1961 Documentary

Jet Boats in New Zealand

Short Film (Full Length) – 1961 Documentary

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Someone always has to do that turn-in-your-length trick.
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It’s in white water — water full of air bubbles — that the jet has greatest power advantage over the propeller. Next [is], a shingle bank with less than six inches of water ... if they do touch down the fibreglass hulls can take it.
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The New Zealand-invented jet-boat, or turbo craft — is now also being manufactured in the United States, Canada, England and Australia and is rapidly opening up new waters for navigation in many parts of the world.
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