The Bugatti Model 100 was a purpose built air racer designed to compete in the 1939 Deutsch de la Meurthe Cup Race. The aircraft was not completed by the September 1939 deadline and was put in storage prior to the German invasion of France.
The dutch have a long history in building boats. Sometime the extra ordinairy wishes of boat owners ( almost) make things impossible. This boat was made in alphen aan de rijn. His maiden trip was a media event.