Its exhilarating, dramatic, action-packed and one of the fastest growing motor sports in Europe. In the finest of racing traditions, sleek powerful machines, in the hands of skilled pilots, compete for the challenge and the glory.
Powerboat P1 combines spectacular action, with the glamour of international motor sport. Racing takes place close to the shoreline in some of Europe’s finest holiday seaside destinations attracting large crowds.
Powerboat P1 racing is one of the last of the great gentleman’s sports, being both glamorous and dangerous, holding the eternal fascination with speed on water coupled with the adventure engendered by the evocative image of ’man and machine against the elements’. It has attracted a unique and growing brand of wealthy individuals, many of them characters in their own right, more often entrepreneurs, rather than professionals, who are very successful in their in their varied chosen fields. Predominantly - but not exclusively - male, these skilled pilots are reminiscent of the heart and soul of motor sport’s illustrious history and represent a refreshing alternative to the ’one dimensional racers’ that now predominate in that sport.
2007 Provisional Race Calendar
Valletta, Malta: 5th-6th May
Naples, Italy: 26th-27th May
Travemunde, Germany: 30th June-1st July
Cowes, UK: 25th-26th August
Zeebrugge, Belgium: 8th-9th September
Portimao, Portugal: 29th-30th September