World Water Speed Record

World Straightaway Records For Propeller-Driven Boats [1987]*

Date Boat & Driver Site Speed
4/17/62 Miss U.S. 1, Roy Duby Guntersville, Ala. 200.419
2/16/60 Miss Thriftway, Bill Muncey Seattle, Wash. 192.001
11/19/57 Hawaii Kai III, Jack Regas Seattle, Wash. 187.627
11/1/57 Miss Supertest II, Art Asbury Picton, Ontario 184.494
7/7/52 Slo-Mo-Shun IV, Stan Sayres Seattle, Wash. 178.497
6/26/50 Slo-Mo-Shun IV, Stan Sayres Seattle, Wash. 160.323
8/19/39 Bluebird II, Malcolm Campbell Lake Coniston, Scotland 141.74
9/17/38 Bluebird, Malcolm Campbell Lake Halliwill, England 130.91
9/2/37 Bluebird, Malcolm Campbell Lake Maggiore, Switzerland 129.5
9/20/32 Miss America X, Gar Wood Detroit, Mich. 124.915
7/18/32 Miss England III, Kaye Don Loch Lomond, Scotland 119.81
2/5/32 Miss America X, Gar Wood Miami Beach, Fla. 111.712
7/9/31 Miss England II, Kaye Don Lake Garda, Italy 110.223
4/24/31 Miss England II, Kaye Don Parana, Argentina 103.49
4/16/31 Miss America IX, Gar Wood Miami Beach, Fla. 103.069
3/20/31 Miss America IX, Gar Wood Miami Beach, Fla. 102.256
6/13/30 Miss England II, Henry Segrave Lake Windermere, England 98.76
3/23/29 Miss America VII, Gar Wood Miami Beach, Fla. 93.123
9/5/28 Miss America VI, Gar Wood Detroit, Mich. 92.838

*As of 1987