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Results & Photo Set #3: Around The Island Race

Results & Photo Set #3: Around The Island Race

Keith and Steven Bridges in S20 were the fastest participants to complete the 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race which was held on Sunday afternoon [August 14]. The pair recorded a time of 33.36 in their S-Class 28’ Skater. Ryan Davidge and Co-Pilot Andrew Osbourne in A16 won the A-Class in a time of 57.42 while father and son team of Anthony... Read more of this article

Video & Photo Set #2: Around The Island Race

Video & Photo Set #2: Around The Island Race

The 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race was held on Sunday afternoon [August 14], with the event getting underway from Ferry Reach, leading to an afternoon of powerboats racing around the island in a bid to claim the fastest time.In the lead up to race-day, eighteen boats had signed up to participate and today, eighteen boats took to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

The 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race was held this afternoon [August 14] with racing getting underway at 2.00pm from Ferry Reach. In the lead up to race-day, eighteen boats had signed up to participate and today, eighteen boats took to the start line in their respective classes, under clear skies. Bermuda Powerboat Association Vice-Commodore... Read more of this article

Co-Pilot Injured During Around The Island

Co-Pilot Injured During Around The Island

A female co-pilot was injured after the “pilot and co-pilot were thrown from the vessel into the water” in the area of Five Star Island during today’s Around The Island Powerboat Race, the police confirmed today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30pm this afternoon [14-Aug], police and first responders attended a marine... Read more of this article

Around The Island Race Postponed Until Aug 14

Around The Island Race Postponed Until Aug 14

The 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race due to be held tomorrow has been postponed for a week with racing expected to get underway at 2.00pm from Ferry Reach on Sunday August 14th. A post on the association’s Facebook page said, “Under the advisement of local authorities the race has been postponed until next week Sunday 14 August. “Mandatory... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photo Set #2: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Despite some inclement weather, the 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race got underway yesterday afternoon [Aug 9] amid clearing skies, with the race’s entrants getting started at about 2.00pm from the Ferry Reach start line.After beginning at Ferry Reach, boaters proceeded through the pylons at Coney Island, along North Shore, and around... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Round The Island Race

Photos, Video & Results: Round The Island Race

The 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race took place yesterday [Aug 9] afternoon with clear skies making way for this year’s entrants to take to the Ferry Reach start line. Shortly after all boats had returned to Ferry Reach or were accounted for, the Bermuda Powerboat Association held a prize giving ceremony awarding winners from the day’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Around The Island Boat Race

Photos & Video: Around The Island Boat Race

Inclement weather this morning [Aug 9] did not stop the 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race from taking place this afternoon with clearing skies making way for this year’s entrants taking to the Ferry Reach start line at approximately 2pm. The first boat across the line and recording the fastest time of 43 minutes 32 seconds in today’s... Read more of this article

Around The Island Power Boat Race Entrants

Around The Island Power Boat Race Entrants

The 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race will take place this Sunday [Aug 9] with some 20 boats planning on taking to the Ferry Reach start line at 2pm. BPA Vice Commodore Kim McCallan said, “This year the Power Boat Race is being sponsored by Rubis Energy who have graciously put up a $7,000 prize money for the event. The race starts at... Read more of this article

Police Urge Safety During Powerboat Race

Police Urge Safety During Powerboat Race

The Bermuda Police Service is urging safety for participants and the boating public during the upcoming Round-the-Island Powerboat Race, set to take place on Sunday, August 9. Inspector Robert Cardwell’s full statement follows below: The Bermuda Police Service is once again pleased to partner with the Bermuda Power Boat Association to ensure the... Read more of this article

Videos: Powerboat S-20 In Around The Island

Videos: Powerboat S-20 In Around The Island

The Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race was held on Sunday [Aug 17] with this year’s power boat race being sponsored by Rubis Energy who also put up a $10,000 purse for the event. Steve Bridges and Aaron Sims have raced together for a few years now in the twenty eight foot Skater S-20. The edited highlight videos below give us an inside... Read more of this article

Videos: S-57 ‘Catlow’ Racing Around The Island

Videos: S-57 ‘Catlow’ Racing Around The Island

The shorelines were crowded with onlookers on Sunday [Aug 17] when the 2014 Around the Island Powerboat Race took place, with sponsor Rubis putting up a $10,000 purse for the event. Cameron Harris and Lavon Seymour racing in S-57 “Catlow” were the second boat to cross the finish line at Ferry Reach in a time of 40.49. Their course time... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photo Set #3: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Crowds of onlookers lined the shorelines on Sunday afternoon [Aug 17] as the 2014 Around the Island Powerboat Race got underway, with sponsor Rubis putting up a $10,000 purse for the event. Sunday’s choppy waters gave spectators a wild show as the powerboats made their way around the island’s coastline. Some boats were unable to battle the... Read more of this article