I love unusual, vintage racing. Don’t get me wrong, I love the more common varieties of vintage racing as well but there’s a special place in my heart for people who race weird or unusual machines. Like wooden V8 hydroplanes.
Based on the shores of Lake Traunsee, in Austria, Frauscher Boats has been building some of the most stylish luxury runabouts in the world since 1927. This model, the 717 GT…
This advanced, 50ft, twin-engine luxury cruiser looks like it just popped in from a galaxy far, far away. The MAORI Open is an Italian made and extremely advanced high-performance cruiser with twin 430hp engines
The Baby Bootlegger is not, as the name may suggest, a bootlegger who imports babies. It is a boat that went on to revolutionise boats and it’s effect is still felt in the world of marine architecture to this day. Built in 1924 by George Crouch for wealthy Wall-Street bachelor Caleb Bragg, Bragg raced her in the 1924 and 1925 APBA Gold Cup and won on both outings (by over a minute and 16 seconds in 1925).
It’s exceedingly difficult to wrap words around design like this, the Torpedo by StanCraft is one of the most beautiful 3 dimensional objects I’ve ever seen.