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20 02, 2018

Taree Trials 24th Feb 2018

2018-02-20T11:10:07+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

With two World Water Speed Records set by Australian Ken Warby MBE in The Spirit of Australia in 1977 and 1978 still unbroken, Ken’s son David is set to put Spirit 2 to the test again, in the 4th preparation trial run on the Manning River on Saturday 24th Feb 2018. This trial run will further test the newly-built Spirit 2 [...]

31 12, 2017

November 18th & 19th 2017 Testing on Blowering Dam Report

2018-01-11T01:38:17+00:00 December 31st, 2017|

In November 1977 Ken Warby in Spirit of Australia set his first World Water Speed Record on Blowering Dam, N.S.W Australia, 40 years on from Ken's first World Record, Spirit of Australia II with David Warby at the wheel took to the water on Blowering Dam for the boat's second outing on the World Record Course. Unfortunately the first day [...]

5 11, 2017

Spirit of Australia II to test in November

2017-11-05T11:17:30+00:00 November 5th, 2017|

Warby Motorsport with Spirit of Australia II will return to Blowering Dam for more testing on the 18th and 19th of November. And to celebrate Ken Warby  holding the world water speed record for 40 years. http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime/using-waterways/restrictions-closures/marine-notices/so1770-navigation-restriction-blowering-dam-tumut-jet-powered-vessel-trials.html  

5 10, 2017

Spirit of Australia II tests on Blowering Dam, September 2017

2017-10-05T12:13:31+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

Warby Motorsport conducted the first tests of Spirit of Australia II on Blowering Dam during September. On the 22nd of September a sign was unveiled at  The Pines ( the base camp area for Ken's World Records) at Blowering Dam to recognise Ken Warby's World Water Speed Records on the Dam, The New Sign also has a history of the World Water speed record on the sign, [...]

30 07, 2017

Spirit of Australia II’s First on water tests have been Successful

2017-09-10T11:17:46+00:00 July 30th, 2017|

Warby Motorsport has successfully tested Spirit of Australia II on the Manning River, Taree, N.S.W during July 2017. Ken, Dave & the team spent the weekend checking engine and operational systems on the boat. The boat's performance exceeded the teams expectations for it's first outing, with the boat getting on the plane easily, and tracked straight. all systems on the boat worked as they should, [...]

8 06, 2017

Spirit of Australia II’s First Public Appearance

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

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 [...]