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Bill Hamilton (engineer) - Wikipedia

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Sir Charles William "Bill" Feilden Hamilton OBE (26 July 1899 – 30 March 1978) was a New Zealander who developed the modern jetboat, and founder of what is now the world's leadin...

Sir William Hamilton | HamiltonJet

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Such foresight was typical of this distinguished New Zealand inventor and ... Sir William's first jetboat was a 3.6 meter (12 foot) plywood hull with a 100 E Ford ...

NZEDGE Legends — Bill Hamilton, Jet Boat Inventor — Originators

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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  ...

Waterjet History | HamiltonJet

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... with marine jets, he followed the lead of the most successful invention to date, ... drew in the water and expelled it through a steer able nozzle under the boat, ...

About Berkeley Jet Drive

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Berkeley Jet Drive .... we didn't invent marine propulsion, but we did perfect it! ... Very few owners are going to run a Jet boat 100,000 miles .... or have such ...

Jet Boats in New Zealand | Short Film | NZ On Screen

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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 ...

History – Jet Boating New Zealand

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Since about 1953, first a trickle of admirers, then a flood of enthusiasts became equipped with Hamilton jets from the Christchurch factory. By 1957 boats were to  ...

Bill Hamilton, designer of the jet boat – Creative life – Te Ara ...

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Bill Hamilton, designer of the jet boat · Chair designed by Humphrey Ikin · Working clothes · Karen ... His highly successful invention was marketed worldwide.

Hamilton, Charles William Feilden – Biography – Te Ara ...

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Farmer, engineer, inventor, racing-car driver, jet-boat pioneer, manufacturer ... to achieve international acclaim for his work in developing the modern jet-boat.

Shotover Jet Thrills 3 million+ since 1965, Queenstown

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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 ...