Baby bootlegger. this iconic racing boat was originally designed by george crouch in 1924 and went on to win the 1924 and 1925 apba gold cup. our plans for this boat. How fast does it go? for estimating the speed for small outboard planing boats see planing speed boat chart. this chart should be used for. Our first vintage race boat – a modified 1946 gar wood speedster. many years ago, while visiting on vacation during the summer of 1979, i read a jerry harper ad in.