Who invented the jet motor for boats?

Answer Sir William Hamilton from New Zealand invented the jet motor for boats in 1954. The drive in this type of boat blows out the water and thrusts the boat forward, operating much differently than a pr... Read More »

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Information on Motor Boats?

From super-yachts such as Paul Allen's Octopus to the nimblest bass boats, motor boats (sometimes called power boats) provide everything from recreational diversion to transport to a livelihood at ... Read More »

Are motor boats allowed on Baboosic Lake?

Yes, motor boats are allowed on Baboosic Lake, but they must travel in a counter-clockwise pattern as a safety precaution. The lake is located in the state of New Hampshire in Hillsborough County.R... Read More »

Are motor boats allowed on the Saco River?

The Saco River, a 125-mile long river which starts in New Hampshire, traveling south through Maine before entering the Atlantic Ocean, is an extremely clean, sandy-bottomed river. Boats are allowed... Read More »

What Are Some Major Milestones for Motor Boats?

Motor boats have been around for over 100 years. They have had many uses, such as transportation over waterways, skiing, fishing and racing. Over time, the motor boat has undergone many changes t... Read More »