Fastest in the World

The Saga of Canada's Revolutionary Hydrofoils

John Boileau

Date Published :
October 2004
Publisher :
Formac Publishing Ltd.
Illustration :
100+ b&w and color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9780887806216
Pages : 96
Dimensions : 9 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Fastest in the World

About The Author

JOHN BOILEAU is a retired Canadian army colonel and author of twelve books and 500 articles. He is a frequent commentator on military issues for radio and television and a lecturer to service organizations and historical societies. In 2010 the Minister of National Defence appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of The Halifax Rifles (RCAC) and in 2014 he became the unit's Honorary Colonel. He lives in Nova Scotia.





Part I: Baddeck

Chapter 1 — Bell & Baldwin

Chapter 2 — "A Boat Which is Not a Boat"

Chapter 3 — End of An Era

Part II: Bras d'Or

Chapter 4 — The Canadian Hydrofoil Project

Chapter 5 — Remembering Bell & Baldwin

Chapter 6 — The New Bras d'Or

Chapter 7 — Bras d'Or Flies ... & Falls

Chapter 8 — Not Made in Canada

Chronology of Hydrofoil Development

Abbreviations & Glossary

Select Bibliography

Photo Credits


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