Spirit of Australia II’s First Public Appearance

Spirit of Australia II’s first public appearance was at the 2017 Forster’s Boatie’s reunion, this event is held by the Mid North Coast Speedboat Club on the 1st & 2nd of July, Ken, Dave & the Team managed to get the boat ready just in time for the event, this event showcased the history and heritage of Australian Powerboat Racing. With boats from the 1940’s through to modern day racing boats, with 150 plus boats in attendance. With on water & static displays. Spirit of Australia II performed an engine run on the Saturday, which drew a large crowd, On the Saturday night the club had a presentation dinner, honouring 5 Australian Powerboating legends with being inducted into the inaugural Australian Powerboating Hall of Fame, this included Fred Williams, Bert Everingham, Graham Barclay, Peter Smith and Ken Warby, this is a fantastic initiative by the Mid North Coast Speedboat club to honour the legends of Australian Powerboating.

2017-09-11T07:04:20+00:00 June 8th, 2017|