Notre Dame U-7

Water cut frames

Water cut frames

Justin Schaller and Royce Richards apply epoxy to laminated engine stringers

Chris Thomas and George Mackey build a sponson frame

Bottom battens complete

Framing complete

Skinning sponsons

Skinning sponsons

Finished bottom with paint

Turning over hull

Finished hull prior to decking

Trial fit engine/gearbox

Applying deck

Building plug for cowling mold

Trailer delivered

Moving day

Ed Karelsen design was used in the building of this hydroplane.
Ed was the legendary builder of the 1967 Miss Bardahl, 1968 Miss Budweiser and the 1969 Notre Dame
Winning a combined 5 straight Gold Cups and 5 straight National Championships.

© Jim Grams
Livonia, Michigan

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