First Intamin launched spillwater?

Thursday, February 20, 2003 5:18 AM
Intamin track has been spotted at Gardaland. Construction on their new 2003 water ride is moving on to the next stage. As of yet, the ride is officially still a spillwater. The Intamin track and blueprints suggest it might became the world's first launched shuttle spillwater! Take a look at the picture below to see the not-so-spillwater track for yourself..

http://www.parksmania.it/imgnew3/gardaland260103b.jpg

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 5:38 AM
The two Intamin spillwaters currenly running [Knotts, Oakwood] have *very* wide boats that run on a *very* wide track. Unless Intamin has completely redesigned this model I suspect that track is for something else.

But then again I could be wrong....

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 6:24 AM
According to the park, this will become a "mini-spillwater", featuring vehicles comparable with Valhalla (Blackpool Pleasure Beach).

The track is actually laying at the construction site of the spillwater, and footers have already been installed.

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 6:32 AM
Ah, thanks.

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 7:25 AM
Hey guys

The first Launched Spillwater (i.e Wave Runner) is actually going to Lotte World In Korea. Not sure if its an 03 or 04 but i suspect it will open later in the year.

The track at Gardaland is interesting. does vallhalla have track like that? i dident notice any while i was riding.

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 8:26 AM
Valhalla has normal spillwater track. So no boxtrack, just waterchannels.

This ride (Escape from Atlantis) will open in 2003, so it could be the first launched spillwater, am I right?

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Thursday, February 20, 2003 8:36 AM
I don't think this will be launched as Roomie said the first launched would come to Lotte world. It's kind of strange that Intamin hasn't mentioned that this would be a water coaster at all...
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Thursday, February 20, 2003 12:08 PM
Launched water rides now? Man, what's next? Looping log flumes? ;)

A launched water ride does sound intriguing. Hmmmm...me thinks I'd like to see one here.

Justin "A looping log flume would be pretty darn cool" Adams

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