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Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

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... Read more of this article

Around The Island Powerboat Race Results

Around The Island Powerboat Race Results

The 2018 RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race was held today with a fleet of 17 boats registered to race. “The race started at 2pm with the four A Class boats. A 29 [David Selley and Matthew Smith] dominated the race with a good close following from A 26 [Shaki Easton and Shane Madeiros],” the Bermuda Powerboat Racing Association said.“B... Read more of this article

Videos: Around The Island Race Gets Underway

Videos: Around The Island Race Gets Underway

The final preparations are underway for the Rubis Around the Island powerboat race which is set take place this afternoon [Aug 12] starting from Ferry Reach in the east end. We will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime, the live video is below. The live broadcast of the final preparations has ended, and the 30-minute replay is belowThe... Read more of this article

BMOC Issue Around The Island Race Advisory

BMOC Issue Around The Island Race Advisory

The Around The Island Powerboat Race is scheduled to take place tomorrow [Aug 12] starting at 2.00pm and in advance of the race, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] have issued a local navigation warning in reference to the closure of sea passages. A BMOC spokesperson said, “The Around The Island Powerboat Race will be held on Sunday... Read more of this article

Around The Island Race Route Map & Entrants

Around The Island Race Route Map & Entrants

The Around the Island Power Boat Race is scheduled to take place this coming Sunday [Aug 12] with boats taking to the Ferry Reach start line in the afternoon. A spokesperson said, “BPBA have secured Rubis as our official Round the Island sponsor. Early indications are that the weather is going to create the opportunity to have some great, fast racing.... Read more of this article

Around The Island Race Set For Sunday At 2pm

Around The Island Race Set For Sunday At 2pm

The Around the Island Power Boat Race is scheduled to take place this Sunday [Aug 12] with boats taking to the Ferry Reach start line at 2.00pm. Video from the 2017 Around the Island Power Boat Race:This coming Thursday the Bermuda Power Boat Association will be having their final registration meeting for the race. According to officials, this year’s... Read more of this article

Photos, Results & Video: Around The Island Race

Photos, Results & Video: Around The Island Race

[Updated with video] Shaki Easton and Errin Butterfield took the finish line and A-Class honours in the 2017 Around the Island Powerboat Race today [Aug 13] when they crossed the line first in A26 with a time of 1 hour 6 minutes. Ryan Resendes and Josh Allen won in B-Class when they finished with a time of 1 hour 22 minutes in B17, while Andrew Cottingham... Read more of this article

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