Speed boat on display

The boat that won the Bridge to Bridge race in May will be on display at Windsor Riverview Shopping Centre from Sunday, June 22.

The boat that won the Bridge to Bridge race in May will be on display at Windsor Riverview Shopping Centre from Sunday, June 22.

The boat that won the annual Bridge to Bridge powerboat race on Sunday, May 4, will be on display at Windsor Riverview Shopping Centre from Sunday, June 22.

The local community will be able to get an up close look at the winning power boat, Impatient, and take photos with it.

The race is one of the longest running and most prestigious ski racing events in the southern hemisphere and runs for 112km on the Hawkesbury River.

Wisemans Ferry resident Paul Vella won this years race in some of the worst conditions ever seen. Mr Vella has been racing hydroplanes for 20 years and has competed in 23 Bridge to Bridge powerboat races.

Built in 2009, Graham Howard from Wisemans Ferry constructed the cab-over hydroplane boat from composite material while Ryan Hall, from Windsor, built the engine.

It includes a safety capsule with seat belts, a full SRP air system and has a top speed of 228km/h.

Two cars that will be at the Windsor car show in July will also be on display until Friday June 20.

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