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Last Updated: Monday, 14 June, 2004, 15:44 GMT 16:44 UK
In pictures: Driving the waves
Sir Richard Branson and Neil Jenkins travel past the White Cliffs of Dover in an Aquada
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Sir Richard Branson set the record for crossing the English Channel in an amphibious vehicle on 14 June.
Sir Richard Branson and Neil Jenkins leave Dover in the Aquada
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The successful attempt took one hour, 40 minutes and six seconds
The amphibious car glides over the Channel
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He used an Aquada which can reach speeds of more than 100mph on land and 30mph in water
A cross-Channel ferry is easily passed
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He was partnered by Neil Jenkins, the managing director of Warwickshire-based Gibbs Aquada
The vehicle was accompanied by power boats
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It took 70 engineers and designers seven years to launch the 75,000 car
The record-breaking pair arrive in Calais
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The pair's arrival in Calais beat the previous record of six hours, set by two Frenchmen



SEE ALSO:
Branson sets cross-Channel record
14 Jun 04  |  Coventry/Warwickshire
Amphibious car drives over water
03 Sep 03  |  London


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