Hamilton never claimed to have invented the jet boat. He once said "I do not
claim to have invented marine jet propulsion. The honour belongs to a gentleman
A humble man, Sir William often claimed that it was not he who invented the ... Sir
William's first jetboat was a 3.6 meter (12 foot) plywood hull with a 100 E Ford ...
Hamilton loved speed. From his homegrown jet propulsion laboratory on the
Waitaki river and its tributaries, Bill Hamilton brought the jet age to the water, then
Farmer, engineer, inventor, racing-car driver, jet-boat pioneer, manufacturer ... to
achieve international acclaim for his work in developing the modern jet-boat.
This government newsreel from 1955 shows Bill Hamilton at the wheel of a
speedboat powered by the jet propulsion unit he invented on his South Island ...
Jet Boats in New Zealand - In the 1950s, driven by a desire to power around the
shallows of the Mackenzie Country's braided rivers, inventor and /"South Island ...
Hamilton Jet Boat; 1956, 1957; 1993.52.1 - New Zealand Maritime Museum on
NZMuseums. ... In 1954 Bill Hamilton invented a water-jet propuls... Jet boating
New fleet of Jet Boats 'Shotover Jet Mark II' that carried 11 passengers built and
... Soon after the invention of the Jet Unit by kiwi Bill Hamilton, the Melhop ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=Who Invented The Jet Boat&v=P7g_EPwDg38
Jul 29, 2012 ... AN INVENTOR IN THE MACKENZIE COUNTRY. 703 ft. ... Mr C. W. F. Hamilton,
trying out the jet-propelled boat which is his latest development.
Al Gore invented the Jetboat...:point. That's what I was always told as well? :D I
saw an article on the 1st jetboat(s) once.. I'll see if I can dig it up.