The Hornet 7-Litre
was designed by by a team composed of Don Aronow, Dave
Stirrat, Jim Wynne and Waltman W. Walters -
internationally known marine consultants, designers,
ocean racers and builders, and the same team that
designed, raced and owned the Formula 233, Formula 275
and Formula Jr.
In early tests of
the stock Donzi 19 Hornet, speeds topped 70 m.p.h.,
which is one of the reasons that Donzi Marine Corp.
could guarantee 55 m.p.h. speeds at delivery with the
standard power and 60 m.p.h.+ with the available power
Donzi Marine built
less than 40 Bench Seat Hornets from 1964 through 1971;
with power options from Crusader, Holman & Moody and
Daytona Marine (fully warranted turbo charged engine)
and offered both V-drive and stern drive configurations.
launched in Tavares, Florida on March 25, 2015. Please
contact us if you are interested in the restoration of a Donzi 19 Hornet.