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September 2021 update

September 2021 update  It’s been a long time since we’ve provided an update about our research into Reid Railton’s follow up design to Crusader. Like everybody else, we’ve been severely restricted by what we can do, where and where – not easy when a big part of the research is ...
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Three working models

Three working models

We now have three working models of various configurations to continue testing once conditions and travel restrictions allow. The Crusader 2 models are both fitted with revised air intakes for this phase of testing ...
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Take Risk!

The Crusader 2 project is the latest in a long line of engineering projects led by Richard Noble, and as his newly published book explains, it’s not enough to concentrate solely on the engineering. The rewards are great but so too are risks so in order to move forward you ...
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Crusader 2 model

Stage 4 Testing Preparation and Review

See the Crusader 2 Stage 4 testing update in the Model Boat Programme area for a complete review of where we are now ...
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Stage 3 Testing – more power and hull modifications

Although we’re restricted by weather conditions we are still testing out a variety of temporary changes in order to film the bow wave as the boat tries to transition from floating to planning. Read about it under the Stage 3 Testing section of the Model Boat Programme ...
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Bluebird K7 visit

Just before Christmas, we took a trip north to get a close up look at Bluebird K7 ...
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