Where to see Guy Martin in Lincoln ahead of hydrofoil record attempt

Lincolnshire daredevil Guy Martin will be attempting a new world speed record on a hydrofoil on Lincoln waters over the next two days.

Guy will be conducting practice runs at Brayford Pool throughout Wednesday, July 27.

Channel 4 crews will then film the record attempt in a private location on the River Witham on Thursday, July 28.

Guy Martin will be practising the world speed record at Brayford Pool on Wednesday, July 27.

Guy Martin will be practising the world speed record at Brayford Pool on Wednesday, July 27. Photo: Natalie Lyon for The Lincolnite

Lincoln engineers partner up

Guy will attempt to break the world record for the fastest human-powered watercraft, and will be riding two hydrofoils, one of which has been built by Lincoln engineers.

One hydrofoil, which will be used by Guy, is from the University of Lincoln with SHD, MTAG, Giant cycles & Siemens as major sponsors.

The other hydrofoil has been built by Mike Cooke from Aardvark Technologies with the propeller supplied by Rupert Wasey from Hercules Propellers.

A hydrofoil is a special type of boat, which has its hull out of the water, allowing for greater speed.

This series is being filmed by North One, commissioned by Channel 4 for a brand new series of Speed programmes which will be aired on Channel 4 in Autumn.

The new series sees Guy take on three new adrenaline-fuelled challenges.

Alongside his record attempt in the hydrofoil, Guy will also attempt to break the speed record for a Transit Van and cross the English Channel using a human-powered blimp.