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Sail gives way to power on the Isle of Wight over the August Bank Holiday weekend when the Powerboat P1 British Grand Prix of the Sea roars into life. Building upon the 47 year heritage of the Cowes Powerboat Festival, this entertainment-packed event has been extended to four days, a reflection of its growing popularity. More than 120 craft are expected to assemble in Cowes, including many of the world’s top racing craft and crew, and organizers predict spectator numbers will exceed last (...)
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Lowestoft’s golden beaches offered an ideal viewing point for 40,000 spectators to watch the world’s largest offshore powerboat series. Featuring a long, fast straight which runs along the beachfront, the inaugural Honda Formula 4-Stroke race course thrilled both crowds and racers alike with close action racing across both series. In an action packed 150hp race, Jerry McArthur and Jonny Twelvetrees put in another stunning performance in ‘Salcombe Racing’ to take the chequered flag for the (...)
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Raymarine fitted their latest top-of-the-range GPS navigation system in Sun Lik Beer, prior to the Powerboat P1 German Grand Prix of the Sea, and both boat and sponsor benefited from a strong team performance with Ocean Dragon Racing finishing in second place in the SuperSport class. The system, which was specially set-up for Powerboat P1 circuit racing and rules, downloads data with tracking information which can then be loaded onto a computer for post-race analysis. The team is then able (...)
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There’s fast and then there’s fast. The new 35 Outlaw marries wild speed and hot looks in one head-turning boat. Like its Outlaw brethren, the 35 Outlaw boasts design that makes drag a thing of the past, thanks to innovative hydro testing, wind tunnel technology and carbon fiber construction. Sharp lines and all the right angles mean this Outlaw’s looks match the fierce rumble of its engines. Amenities abound, and ample room invites the whole neck-craning crowd aboard. But the faint of heart may want to stay on the shore. "Slow" isn’t part of its vocabulary.

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Lowestoft is set to host the fifth and sixth rounds of the Honda Formula 4-Stroke Powerboat Championship, the UK’s largest and most competitive offshore powerboat championship. It is the first time in the series’ nine year history that the Honda-powered fleet has raced on the Sunrise Coast and spectators can expect some high-speed, action packed racing off Lowestoft Beach this weekend – 28/29 July. In the wake of some spectacular competition in the Isle of Man last month, the 37 teams (...)
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Victory 77’s Arif Saif Al Zafeen and Jean-Marc Sanchez took their second consecutive win of the season in last weekend Norwegian Grand Prix to move 11 points clear in the overall world championship standings. Sheikh Hassan Al-Thani and Matteo Nicolini grabbed their second podium of the year, bringing Qatar 96 home in second spot ahead of Victory 7’s, Ahmed Al Suwaidi and Nadir Bin Hendi, also making it two podiums in two races. Starting from second spot on the front row, Al Zafeen and (...)
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The teams participating the 2007 Class 1World Powerboat Championship are ready for the second race of the season, the Norwegian race in Arendal. Everyone is preparing their powerboats for this weekend’s Norwegian Grand Prix. Nicola Giorgi and Tomaso Polli declared: “We have upgraded the engine which gives us more power and top speed, maybe 10-15 mph. The boat is good in terms of acceleration, at the start and in the corners, but more top-end speed is what we needed. Of course, rough (...)
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Earthrace crew finished the repairs and prepares for a new attempt to break the world record in 2008. Like before the previous attempt to break the record they will begin whit a world tour that promotes the biodiesel fuel. The logistics coordinator Allison Thompson said last month: “We intend to get underway and head north as soon as Earthrace is launched, look for us initially in the Baltic starting 19 July at the Halmstad, Maritime Festival”. The mission of Earthrace in each port of the (...)
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Only ten days have left until the second race of the Class One World Powerboat Championship. From 20 to 22 July eleven boats will compete in Arendal, Norway, for the precious points. The Victory and Qatar Teams can expect to feel the full force of a major ‘backlash’ from the European teams at the Norwegian Grand Prix in Arendal, round 2 of the WPPA Class 1 World Powerboat Championship, after grabbing the top four spots in the opening race of the season in Athens, with only two European (...)
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The Fountain Mercury 42 Executioner is the one of the fastest, smoothest, safest and best-handling boats built by Fountain Powerboats. Engine The recommended power for the 42 Executioner is a 525 hp Twin Mercury EFI w/Bravo 1-XR/SSM engine, but Fountain puts at the buyer disposal another four power option all Twin Mercury: a 425 hp 496 HO w/Bravo 1-XR/SSM engine, a 525 hp #6 w/Herring Props engine, a 600 hp SCI w/Bravo 1-XR/SSM engine and a 700 hp SCI NXT #6 engine. The top speed that (...)

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