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Photos/Video: Powerboat Racing At Ferry Reach

Photos/Video: Powerboat Racing At Ferry Reach

The Bermuda Powerboat Association held a day of racing today [June 28] at Ferry Reach with boats from multiple classes running a circuit that took them out of the pylons towards Shelly Bay, around markers #18 and #22 and heading back to Ferry Reach.The first three boats across the finish line were Steven Eversley and Jaqai Spencer in D-187, Damon... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Powerboat Practice Racing

Photos & Video: Powerboat Practice Racing

Powerboat racing enthusiasts headed down to Ferry Reach on Sunday afternoon [May 31] to watch the unofficial start of the 2015 racing season, with approximately six boats ranging in the different classes taking the opportunity to do some practice fun runs in front of the gathered crowd.The Bermuda Powerboat Association season was due to start a number... Read more of this article

Video: Powerboat Association Donate To St John

Video: Powerboat Association Donate To St John

The Bermuda Powerboat Association made a donation in the amount of $1500 today [Feb 18] to St. John Ambulance Bermuda at their Point Finger Road, Paget headquarters.Newly elected commodore of the Powerboat Association Henry Talbot was joined by past commodore Paul Wellman in making the presentation to Jahkhari Woods, St.John Ambulance Bermuda Deputy... Read more of this article

Powerboat Association Elects New Committee

Powerboat Association Elects New Committee

The Bermuda Powerboat Association recently held their Annual General Meeting, voting in their first female in 25 years to hold the Vice Commodore Position, with Kim McCallan elected to the post. Henry Talbot was voted in as the Commodore, with Paul Wellman voted as the Rear Commodore. The Bermuda Powerboat Association Committee:Commodore:- Henry Talbot Vice... Read more of this article

Today’s Dockyard Power Boat Racing Cancelled

Today’s Dockyard Power Boat Racing Cancelled

The Bermuda Power Boat Association’s scheduled race day in Dockyard today [Sept 21] has been cancelled due to wind conditions.The Bermuda Weather Service issued a small craft warning valid for late this afternoon through Monday morning with winds increasing moderate to strong by late this afternoon. The next scheduled race day in the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach

Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach

The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with Jordan Fletcher in B-8 crossing the finish line and taking the checkered flag.Howard Ascento and... Read more of this article

Pair Rescued After High Speed Boat ‘Barrel Rolls’

Pair Rescued After High Speed Boat ‘Barrel Rolls’

Two men suffering minor abrasions were rescued on Friday afternoon [Sept 5] after their power boat reportedly barrel rolled near Coney Island during a practice run. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday 5th September at 4.27pm a VHF call was received from Fisheries vessel Grey Dog reporting a power boat practicing... 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

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