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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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The eighth and final round of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Race, Inex Metals Offshore Powerboat Championship will be held this Saturday afternoon on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour, under the city’s iconic Harbour bridge. The fifteen lap, 100-mile race will see the cream of New Zealand’s offshore powerboats go head to head as they all chase overall and class honors. The course will be similar to last year with the boats starting up the western end of the harbour, passing Watchman Island to the port (...)
Source: www.nzoffshore.co.nz
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The hugely popular Honda Formula 4-Stroke Powerboat Series will celebrate its 75th round when the UK’s biggest and most competitive powerboat championship casts off close to Torquay’s rugged coastline this weekend (12-13 May). After a seven-year absence, Torquay makes a welcome return to the 2007 HF4S calendar – not least as the fledgling series made its debut at the English Riviera resort on 29 May in 1999. This year it hosts the opening rounds of what promises to be another action packed (...)
Source: www.honda-racing.co.uk
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OSG, the Italian boat of Giancarlo Cangiano and Giovanni Carpitella, won the opening Grand Prix of the Powerboat P1 World Championship in Malta in a race that will long be remembered for high seas and unforgiving race conditions. Normally contested over two legs, dangerous sea conditions forced the cancellation of today’s race and yesterdays first round results stand, with Wettpunkt.com in second and Kiton in third. Although the Italian craft of Fainplast had crossed the line first in the (...)
Source: www.powerboatp1.com
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Sunseeker Sales Group has taken steps to bring powerboat racing to new levels of professionalism by forming a strategic partnership with Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT). The move represents a first in the international powerboat racing arena. This collaboration between a prestigious British marine brand and Italian engine manufacturer marks a significant leap in the sport, emulating the type of alliances usually only seen in the Formula one sporting arena. The partnership with FPT will (...)
Source: www.fptpowertrain.com
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Formula 1 Powerboat racing is the most spectacular water sport in the world. It has been described as driving the F1 race car at full speed over a ploughed field. Formula 1 Powerboats accelerate faster than even the most state-of-the-art F1 cars; they are capable of going from standstill to 86.39 knots (100 mph) in only 4 seconds. Formula 1 Powerboat racing has to be seen to believe. Spectators who are new to this most spectacular water sport are invariably left spellbound when they (...)
Source: www.f1boat.com

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