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Date created: Mon, Aug 9, 2021 10:30 PM
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Top best answers to the question «When were speed boats invented»
- Speed boat development began in the early 1900's with the development of the first gasoline powered piston engines. These engines were large and heavy. Boat hulls were long narrow round bottomed displacement hulls. As engine design improved, the Vee bottomed, hard chined planing hull and the stepped hull were developed.
- The Origin Of A Speed Boat. The inventing trials for their version of a motor boat began in 1888. Powered with kerosene and a high voltage ignition system, the brothers continued to work on the project for two years until they had a large production scale finished. In 1890, the Priestman brothers boats began to be used in the canals.