1910 British Motor Boat Club Regatta
British Motor Boat Club Regatta 
The British Motor Boat Club opened its regatta at Lowescroft on Saturday in ideal conditions.
In a handicap for cabin cruisers two of the four starters had sails—namely, Mr. Oswald Colls’s Xebec and Mr. Edison Williamson’s Bunyip. The other boats were:--Braemar, Mr. G. Paxton, jun.; Miele, Mr. O. Gregg-Carr. Xebec won on time allowance, with Braemer, Miele, and Bunyip in the order named. The course was 12.6 sea miles.
The race for motor-boats brought out five starters—namely, Petrol, Mr. S. Walton; Umbazi, Mr. V. D. Wilcock; Klinka, Mr. W. Hartridge; Sea Angler, Mr. J. W. Brooke; and Mouse, Mr. H. Hollingsworth. Petrol was the winner on time allowance, Umbazi being second and Sea Angler third.
The race for motor-boats not exceeding 30-ft., for the Brooke Trophy, was a match between Mr. E. Atkinsion-Smith’s Etukishook and Mr. D. Hepworth’s Tyreless. Etukishook had an allowance of 27min. 23sec. and she beat Tyreless by over 8min.
The chief race of the day was a handicap for motor-boats exceeding 12 knots. The distance was 13 sea miles, and the finishing times after deducting time allowanced were:--
|Mr. Mawdsley Brooke’s Baby V||4hr. 31min. 39sec.|
|Mr. J. H. Bell’s Ixia||4hr. 32min. 6sec.|
|Mr. F. Gordon Pratt’s Tyreless II||4hr. 32min. 33sec.|
|Mr. Atkinsin-Smith’s Etukishook||4hr. 32min. 54sec.|
|Mr. D. Hepworth’s Tyreless and Mr. C. Manuell’s Ouest also competed.|
(Transcribed from the Times of London, Sep. 5, 1910, p. 14.)
[Thanks to Greg Calkins for help in preparing this page — LF]