The famous motor boat races that were so popular prior to the last war, in Venice, have been revived.
LV. Start of the inboard motor boat event.
LV.PAN Boats round marker buoys and into the straight.
SV.PAN Boats past camera.
SV.PAN One boat No.6, past camera.
LV.PAN Boats past camera.
SV.PAN Boats towards Marker buoys.
LV. Boats down final stretch.
Top V. The winner No. 260 DINO CELLI (ITALY) comes into landing stage.
Top SV. The winner, Dina Celli in boat.
Angle V. Spectators applaud.
LV.PAN Start of the Outboard event.,
SV. Boats past camera.
LV.PAN The boat round make buoys and down straight.
LV.PAN Boats towards and past camera.
SV. No.170 & 12 fight for lead.
SV. No.20 past camera.
LV.PAN Boats along straight towards Marker buoys.
LV.PAN No.12 turning over on rounding buoys other boats passing the drive of No.12 who is in water.
SV. The winner No.170, GIULIODE ANGELIS (ITALY)
SV. Spectators applaud.
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SPORT: MOTOR BOAT RACING
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Background: The famous motor boat races that were so popular prior to the last war, in Venice, have been revived. On 9th.June several dozen racing boat drivers met in Venice for the Championships.
Four nations were represented this year; Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy. Of the whole series of events and finals,the two that attracted most attention were those for Outboard motor-boats of 1,700 cc., and the Inboard motor event for craft of 2,500 cc..
The Outboard final was run over a course of 2,500 metres that had to be covered twelve times. Giulio De Angelis, of Italy, won the Championship for this class after some superb navigation. His craft is a Siama powered with a Mercury engine. 16 vessels were entered for this final.
In the other main event it was again an Italian who came off victor. Dino Celli, in a craft that he built himself--equipped with B.P.M. engine--- swept the board.