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Settimo Velo Quarto
at Anzio

Renato "Sonny" Levi

The days at Navaltecnica, Anzio, Italy

Born in 1926 in Karachi, India, Levi moved to Italy in 1960-61 and began designing boats for Cantieri Navaltecnica

In these pages are some photos from the Balestrieri archives from the early days of off shore powerboat racing.


         
Viareggio 1964
Photo 1: Levi and American champion Jim Wynn
Photo 2: Levi and Wynn on Settimo Velo Quarto
Photo 3: Levi and mechanic on Speranziella Quarta





Settimo Velo
Navaltecnica brochure


Balestrieri's "Delta Blu"
Winner, 1966 Dauphin d'Or
Runner-up, 1966 Viareggio-Bastia



   




Guido Lanzi,
capo officina (shop chief)


  

Inside Navaltecnica, Anzio, Italy





BELOW: Scenes from 1964 Viareggio-Bastia

Filiberto Vaudi,
capo motorista (engines chief)
     
     
Levi, Balestrieri & Petroni

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