The hydroplane pits featuring: 181 Chris Applebee, 191 Jack Codling (with the Bilton brothers), 56 Bernard Ryan and 444 Terry O'Dell from the Essex club. Far left is boatbuilder Arthur Brown. Photo: Paul Goodman
1960 : Larry Gage in Well Oil B.
1963 : Alan Richards from Essex in Cyclone.
1967 : Dennis Burton in Uncle Den, class XU.
1967 : Owen Smith's trophy haul driving Tomax.
1968 : The Wherry pits during the international meeting.
1968 : Malcolm Humphries leaves the pits in Sawdust.
1968 : Peter Sabberton's self-built inboard runabout Sabena.
1968 : Visitors from Sweden - 216 Bengt Ove Nordin and 204 Michael Dozzi.
1968 : Rex King in the self-built stock hydro Screaming Nit.
1969 : Bob Spalding moved from monohulls to race the Dieter Schulze catamaran Bobcat.
1969 : Paul Baker in She'll Do ! one of the many runabouts built at Gorleston by Bernard Silom.
1969 : The sportsboat pits - Bob Spalding paddling the Schulze Bobcat !
1969 : Bob Spalding in the Johnson powered Italian built Molinari Scorpion.
1969 : Ron Howes in the self-built Ford powered Rebel,
1967 : Ulf Andersson from Sweden testing at Oulton prior to the European 'C' Stock Championship at South Cerney which he won.
1969 : Mercury power at the Wherry Hotel launching area.
1966 : 11 Jim Gooderham in the Crescent powered "Scram" chasing 4 Alan Morell in "Sawdust", a British Anzani powered Buzzard hull at the Wherry turn.
1967 : Ted Bolton launching 271 "Whoops", whilst Doug Willey and his mechanic Lionel Coles (still a club member in 2017).
1967 : The launching area at the Wherry Hotel featuring : 3 Martin Humphries in 'Sawdust', 15 Brian Green in 'Hustler', 16 Cliff Howes (brother of Ron) in 'Oddjob', 5 Willy Ryan in' Eggshell' with mechanics Bernard Ryan and Harry Kemp-Place. Onshore is Ted Bolton in 'Sandie Shaw'.
Thursday 1st August 1968
Patrick Atkinson in Akamo wins the Poacher Trophy, the first success at Oulton Broad by a catamaran.