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The Saturday race of the first round of the German Grand Prix was canceled because the colision of two boats. The rescue services were called to the scene and one pilot, Sergio Carpentieri, was admitted to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. After consulting with the teams the Powerboat P1 officials decided to go ahead as planned whit the Sunday’s race and to dedicate it to Sergio Carpentieri. Roscioli Hotels Roma posted a dominant performance to claim the Powerboat (...)
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The Fountain Mercury 38 Lightning is the end result of decades of supremacy on the world’s race courses. Definitely the first think that will attract your attention is not going to be the 2007 new design or the new features but the performance. Engine The Fountain recommends for its 38 Lightning model a Twin Staggered Mercury 525 EFI w/Bravo 1-XR/SSM/ITS engine, but like usual they provided three optional power options. So if you want more power you can choose one of the following (...)
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Fountain Mercury’s 35 Lightning takes performance to a new level. The twin 525 EFIs engine can accelerate to speeds in excess of 100 mph, guaranteeing you’ll get to your destination in a real hurry. If anybody ever packaged a speeding bullet and called it a boat, this is it. It’s a slightly scaled down version of the Lightning hulls that have conquered the world of offshore racing. Reggie Fountain said, “This boat is a sneak attack. It’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing”. Engine The 35 Lighting is (...)
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“We gave it our best shot” declare the Earthrace skipper. While crossing the Mediterranean Sea Earthrace encountered several storms that stalled Earthrace’s speed from 22 knots to 10 knots (25.31 mph to 11.50 mph) as they battled head seas of 15 feet and 50 knot (57.53 mph) wind gusts. The powerboat suffered structural damage to its main hull and the crew decided on 31 May to abandon the world record attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The Mediterranean Sea storms where not the first storms (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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Earthrace continues its quest to break the world record for circumnavigation of the globe by a powerboat. Earthrace entered the Red Sea May 22 2007, with a Northern path towards the Suez Canal. Traveling north up the Red Sea is generally regarded as being one of the more difficult sea-going passages because of traditionally large head seas, however, Pete Bethune, the skipper of Earthrace, said this morning that “we are experiencing reasonably flat and calm conditions in the Red Sea which is (...)
Source: www.earthrace.net
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Each 35 Executioner comes with a stylish color, coordinating dash, bezels, throttles and matching steering wheel. Embroidery adorns the seat backs, and a custom X logo is inlaid on the engine hatch. Custom graphics accent the Executioner’s exterior, and a stainless steel rub-rail insert give it an added touch of elegance. Powered with twin Mercury 425hp 496 cu.in. engines, the Executioner runs an astonishing 68 knots (78 mph) with amazing low-end pulling power and midrange throttle response. (...)
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Auckland’s Richard Shores was down in the dumps two weeks ago after his 32 foot Douglas Skater catamaran, PlaceMakers collided with Wellington’s Grant Smith Superboat Lite boat Addictive Racing in Whitianga. The incident ended any chance he had of winning this season’s overall championship and also provided him and his team with a lot of hard work to have their boat rebuilt and ready for Saturdays eighth and final round of the NZ Armacup ‘Racing for Cure Kids’, Inex Metals offshore powerboat (...)
Source: www.nzoffshore.co.nz
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The Class 1 World Powerboat Championship is an exhilarating and breathtaking spectacle. It brings together the latest in state-of-the-art technology, an array of spectacular venues from the golden sands of the Arabian Gulf, the steely blue waters of the Norwegian Fjords and the sun drenched coasts of southern Europe and an international group of teams and racers who remain a breed apart in professional sport and compete for the most coveted prize in world powerboat racing – the Sam Griffith (...)
Source: www.class-1.com
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It was a wet and windy weekend for the opening round of the 2007 Honda Formula 4-Stroke Powerboat Series in Torquay this weekend (12/13 May), but come rain or shine, nothing was going to dampen the spirit of the 36 competitors participating in the championship – the world’s largest offshore powerboat series. Poor visibility and heavy rain, which had threatened Sunday’s race, made way for sunshine – and the odd shower – allowing the 75th round to take place in Torbay in front of hundreds of (...)
Source: www.honda-racing.co.uk
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World Champion Scott Gillman of the Emirates Team held off the challenge of Italian Guido Cappellini and American Jay Price to win the opening round of the 2007 U.I.M. F1 World Championship for power boating at the 9th Annual Grand Prix of Portugal in front of tens of thousands of race fans along the 1.66 kilometer course on the Arade River on Portugal’s Algarve Coast. The 4-time World Title holder led from the start and never looked back while feeling the pressure from Cappellini who (...)
Source: www.f1boat.com

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