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Runabouts are boats with a hull that resembles that of a rowboat, and hydroplanes are faster and have sponsons that reduce surface area, according to show organizer Ed Zaleski, who was displaying his 1969 runabout named Challenger.
Jones, a veteran boat racer himself, points out that the only original part of the boat are the sponsons.
The boats came in all shapes and sizes — like the 10-horsepower shovel nose and the pickle fork with two sponsons jutting out front.
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Origin and Etymology of sponson
First Known Use: 1835See Words from the same year
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