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Motorboating at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Mixed B-Class (Under 60 Feet)

Motorboating at the 1908 Summer Games:

Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Southampton Water, Southampton; Southampton Water, Southampton
Date Started: August 28, 1908
Date Finished: August 28, 1908
Format: Five laps of a course of approximately 8 nautical miles for a total distance of 40 nautical miles.

Gold: GBR Great Britain-1

Summary

This class was limited to motorboats less than 60 feet in length, and with a total piston area not exceeding that of four cylinders, each of 106 mm. bore. It has not previously been published in a book that women competed in this sport, but The Times noted, ". . . it is worthy of special remark as an example of feminine endurance that Mrs. Gorham was also on board."

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal T
1 Gyrinus-1 GBR Gold 2-28:58.8
AC Quicksilver-2 GBR DNF