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Brian Caddy, OAM. Recollections of Donald Campbell, 1964.
There was great excitement in the community of Barmera, South Australia, when it was announced that Donald Campbell had selected […]Read More ›
Bluebird Replica has a new home.
July 2016 Over the past 18 months the Shire […]Read More ›
Angus Tuck- Recollections from 1964.
Angus in 1964, about to row Donald Campbell and Tonia Bern out to the Bluebird. Photo: John Dart In […]Read More ›
One Year, Two World Records
On December 31st 1964, after breaking the world land speed record in Lake Eyre, South Australia and with only hours to spare, Campbell broke the world water speed record on Lake Dumbleyung in his jet propelled hydroplane boat, Bluebird. This gave him him the two world records in the same year – a feat that has never been achieved before or since.