The Motor-Boat Races at Monaco

1910 Scientific American  
The motor-boat races at Monaco and Monte Carlo this year were noteworthy on account of the extremely high speed which was attained, according to the cable dispatches. There were a score or more of boats in the races, which were favored with excellent weather and a half astonished many of the spectators, and was an excellent testimonial to the design and con struction of the Wolseley-Siddeley motors that drove her. She was piloted by her owner, who steered her with great steadiness. He took the
more » ... iness. He took the turns with-gree of accuracy is obtaiIied, and as experience has shown that in a long·distance race a boat will make less speed, if anything, than in a short sp�ed trial, it seems certain that the "Ursula" has not shown much more than 40 miles an hour so far . That she should
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