Tag: Around the Island Boat Race

Photo Set #3: 2013 Around The Island Boat Race

Photo Set #3: 2013 Around The Island Boat Race

Fourteen boats took to the start line at the 2013 Around The Island Race on Sunday [Aug 11] with huge crowds turning out to watch the event. Ryan Davidge and Andrew Osborne [FB16] took line honors setting a new class record time of 46:56. Phillip Corriea and Jason Lopes recorded the fastest time of the day in P-15 covering the 54.2 mile race course... Read more of this article

Video: Round The Island Race On-Board Cam

Video: Round The Island Race On-Board Cam

Ryan Davidge and Andrew Osborne [FB16] took line honors at the 2013 Around The Island Race on Sunday [Aug 11] setting a new class record time of 46:56, and you can watch the race from their perspective in the video below. Filmed using an on-board camera, the video shows the top speed race around the island from the vantage point of the actual driver.... Read more of this article

Videos: 2013 Around The Island Powerboat Race

Videos: 2013 Around The Island Powerboat Race

Ryan Davidge and Andrew Osborne took line honors at the 2013 Around The Island Race on Sunday [Aug 11], also winning the FB Class while setting a new class record time of 46:56. Speaking after the race, Mr Osbourne said: “We ran strong. The design of our boat allowed us to keep a consistent speed the entire race and that helped us a lot on south... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2013 Around The Island Boat Race

Photo Set #2: 2013 Around The Island Boat Race

Crowds of people packed the shorelines on Sunday afternoon [Aug 11] as the 2013 Around the Island Powerboat Race took place. The race started at Ferry Reach and proceeded along North Shore, through Two Rock Passage, around Whites Island, along the Harbour Road shoreline, around Daniels Head and on to South Shore. Twelve boats finished the race, with... Read more of this article

Police Inquiries Into “Unauthorised Powerboat”

Police Inquiries Into “Unauthorised Powerboat”

The Bermuda Police Service is investigating a report of an “unauthorised powerboat” that took part in Sunday’s [Aug 11] Around the Island Boat race. A police spokesperson said, “Police have received a report of an unauthorised powerboat taking part in the Round the Island powerboat race on Sunday, August 11th. Inquiries are ongoing.” The... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Around The Island Boat Race

Photos/Results: Around The Island Boat Race

[Updated] Preparations are underway for the 2013 Around the Island Powerboat Race, which gets underway at 2pm in Ferry Reach today [Aug 11]. There are seventeen boats competing the annual event, which sees racers navigate around Bermuda at top speed, with last year seeing a fastest time overall of just under 34 minutes.The race starts at Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Around The Island Race Entry List Released

Around The Island Race Entry List Released

The Bermuda Powerboat Association released the names of the entrants for this Sunday‚Äôs [Aug 11] Around the Island Powerboat Race, which gets underway at 2pm in Ferry Reach. Crowds always pack the shorelines to watch the annual event, which sees racers navigate around Bermuda at top speed, with last year seeing a fastest time overall of just under... Read more of this article

Around The Island Powerboat Race This Sunday

Around The Island Powerboat Race This Sunday

The 2013 Around the Island Powerboat Race will be held this Sunday [Aug 11] starting at 2pm in Ferry Reach, with the list of race entrants expected to be released later this week.The organisers have asked that the public be mindful of the boats traveling at high speeds between 2 and 3pm on Sunday, and also noted that they are are still looking for... Read more of this article

Video: S20 Around The Island Powerboat Race

Video: S20 Around The Island Powerboat Race

[Updated] Steven Bridges and Aaron Sims zoomed around the entire island in only 33 minutes and 45 seconds during Sunday’s [Aug 12] Around the Island powerboat race, claiming second place in the S class.The video below shows the view of the top speed 33-minute race around the island from the vantage point of the actual driver, as well as takes... Read more of this article

Video: 2012 Around The Island Powerboat Crash

Video: 2012 Around The Island Powerboat Crash

[Updated] Bobby DeCosta and Chris Wells crossed the line in a time of 43:40 in yesterday’s Around the Island powerboat race, despite crashing into a pylon close to the end of the race. The video below showing the crash was posted by Youtuber “SuperRealist2011″, who gave us the original video so a ‘cleaner’ version is posted... Read more of this article