It has taken two decades of painstaking work but the iconic Bluebird powerboat that smashed the world speed record in 1937 is ready to take to the water again.
After a remarkable restoration project the 130mph craft, driven into the history books by Sir Malcolm Campbell, has been faithfully rebuilt by a team in Sussex.
They are performing trial runs this morning at Bewl Reservoir. More at 6pm.
A water company that supplies homes in Kent and Sussex says their reservoirs are now in a healthy position thanks to the recent wet weather.
Bewl reservoir near Lamberhurst is now 91% full according to Southern Water, more than double what it was in February when it was only 41%.
The firm lifted water restrictions last month after heavier than average rainfall in April, May and early June.