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...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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Dec 12, 2006 ... jet boat swamps the enemy. ... 7:14. The Ultimate Inventor:The ultimate invention
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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
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.
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 ...
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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.
Development of the water jet near Lake Tekapo. An early jet boat by Bill Hamilton
of Irishman Creek Station. A short distance from Lake Tekapo is sheep station, ...