Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race was held on Sunday [Aug 12] with a fleet of 17 boats registered to race and 11 completing the course.

First across the line was David Selley and Mathew Smith in A29 who also took class honors and set a new A Class record in a time of 55:11. B Class honors went to Quince Dowling and Tai Bean in B441 with a time of 57:02.

D Class honors went to Geoffrey Willoughby and MaKinday Johansen in D505 with a time of 1:05:43 while S Class honors went to Henry Talbot and Andrew Cunningham in S22 with a time of 40:09.


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After the race, BPBA officials confirmed that “During the race S20 was involved in an accident with one of the racers [Keith Bridges] being ejected from the boat and transported to KEMH. As of this time reports back to me have confirmed that he is ok and resting comfortably in KEMH under observation.”

Full results from this year’s RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race can be found here, videos from the event can be seen here, and all our coverage of powerboat racing can be found here. The next and last scheduled race of the 2018 season is due to take place from Spanish Point on September 2nd.

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