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The hydrofoil, Shadowfax
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The hydrofoil, Shadowfax

Shadowfax in Kirkwall Harbour
Picture added on 16 February 2015 at 19:39
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If I remember correctly, this beast was said to do about 25 gallons to the mile but it couldn't stand up to the Orkney seas. The sea trials in the North Isles were, I think, short lived.
Added by Bruce K Gorie on 30 July 2015
We all had a free ride on her from the harbour in Stronsay out into Sanday Sound. She flew along when she was up on her skis but I think it had to be a calm day.

Added by Keith Dennison on 21 February 2016
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