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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

Photos/Results: Power Boating At Ferry Reach

Photos/Results: Power Boating At Ferry Reach

The 2017 Bermuda Power Boat Association season continued at Ferry Reach on Sunday [July 23] with two inshore races giving spectators a close up view of the day’s racing action. Race one and two saw the same results with Shaki Easton and Errin Butterfield winning both A Class races and, Andrew Cottingham and Henry Talbot winning both D Class races.... Read more of this article

Power Boat Racing Season Continues Tomorrow

Power Boat Racing Season Continues Tomorrow

This year’s powerboat racing season is set to continue tomorrow afternoon [July 23] at Ferry Reach as the Bermuda Power Boat Association [BPBA] hosts its second day of racing for the season.BPBA Commodore Kim McCallan said, “This race will be for season points. Racing on Sunday is scheduled to get underway at 1.00pm starting at Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Power Boat Racing Underway

Photos & Results: Power Boat Racing Underway

The 2017 powerboat racing season got underway this afternoon [July 9] at Ferry Reach as the Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted its first race day of the season. Two races were held today with an offshore and an inshore race run in front of the gathered crowds. Shaki Easton and Errin Butterfield riding in A26 took first place in A Class for both races. In... Read more of this article

Power Boat Racing Scheduled For Tomorrow

Power Boat Racing Scheduled For Tomorrow

This year’s powerboat racing season is set to get underway tomorrow afternoon [July 9] at Ferry Reach as the Bermuda Power Boat Association hosts its first race of the season. Two season point race days are presently scheduled to take place before the Around The Island Boat Race which is due to take place on Sunday, August 13th. Racing on Sunday... Read more of this article

Bermuda Power Boat Association Race Schedule

Bermuda Power Boat Association Race Schedule

The Bermuda Power Boat Association has released its race schedule for 2017, with the first event to take place on July 9 following the cancellation of a May 7 race at Ferry Reach. The full schedule, which the Association notes is subject to change, follows below:May 7th Ferry Reach – 1st Season Points [Cancelled] July 9th Ferry Reach – Inshore... Read more of this article

Power Boat Association Vote In New Executives

Power Boat Association Vote In New Executives

The Bermuda Power Boat Association held its Annual General Meeting [AGM] on Thursday [Dec 8] at Spanish Point Boat Club, voting in the second female to ever hold the Commodore position, with Kim McCallan elected to the post. The association’s first female Commodore was Sybil Young who held the position some 22 years ago. Last night Robert Cardwell... Read more of this article

Spanish Point Powerboat Race On September 4

Spanish Point Powerboat Race On September 4

The Spanish Point Grand Prix Powerboat Race is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 4th with viewing available at Spanish Point Boat Club. Bermuda Power Boat Association racing gets underway at 1.00pm and admission is $5. Food and refreshments will be on sale. In recent powerboat race action, Keith and Steven Bridges in S20 were the fastest... 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