Anzani sport twin

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Anzani sport twin

Post by Oyster 49 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:16 pm

Has anybody got one of these? Early 1950s, 2 forward facing cylinders not unlike the super single, twin cranks geared to a central shaft. Does anybody have a photo?

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by lakeviewlad » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:29 pm

I have been searching for years but aint found one yet :( There has to be one lurking in a shed somewhere...
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Re: Anzani sport twin. Did you eber find any?

Post by Granthydro » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:12 am

Did you ever find any sport twins

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Charles uk » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:30 am

I don't think they manufactured very many, I've only seen two since the millennium.
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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:43 pm

I’ve only ever seen one of these, belonging to a forum member. Very interesting engine. I wonder why they only made a few?

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Keith.P » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:35 pm

I think I have seen three of them over the years, it's a little like the Anzani onboard engine, it may have just not have sold very well.

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:39 pm

Are there any photos about?

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Oyster 49 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:44 pm

Here we go 8) first I’ve seen other than viewing the actual engine.
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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Keith.P » Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:55 am

From Ebay.

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by AusAnzani » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:58 am

A member of the Westralian Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club has one, however I think he has it stored back in NZ with the majority of his collection, so getting photos etc may be difficult at this time.

If there's any specific you need, i could ask on your behalf. Just yell out.

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by RickUK » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:28 pm

I think few were made as they were quickly superseded by the Unitwins - don't know how good they were - if I remember correctly Anzani made a standard version and a `Sport' producing 8 and 13 HP respectively- quite how they did that I can't imagine.
Must have been as noisy as hell, as the exhaust was a tin cylinder between the powerheads and travelling down a pipe to water level. Cooling was the same as the Unitwins - that mysterious propellor vacuum system.

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Granthydro » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:12 am

Still have my early 50's twin race motor.
Has anyone found another one yet

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by Charles uk » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:30 pm

Why don't you post pictures of yours? Please.

I don't think I've ever seen a race one, I've seen several Unitwin & class A & B Anzani racers but never a Sport Twin one.

The strange thing about collectors, is that they're a secretive bunch, it's a pity there isn't a register of all the UK outboard collectors & their areas of interest, it wouldn't need to contain their names & addresses just some form of contact method, which should be able to answer this sort of question.
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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by cookie1 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:58 pm

Good idea Charles , I bet there are loads of us . Would be a mine of advice and info , also spares . Not sure how you would set it up , some kind of online register ?

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Re: Anzani sport twin

Post by AusAnzani » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:20 am

Just sharing a few pics borrowed from the British Anzani FB Group. Have some articles too somewhere, just need to dig them out.

1950-51 Sport Twin 316cc 14hp
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Racing - Joan Oldman 1950-53, Boat Name - Flutter (might be worth researching further Charles)
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Flutter Joan Oldman 1950-53 b.jpg
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