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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

Bermuda Powerboat Sunday Race Results

Bermuda Powerboat Sunday Race Results

Racing took place today [July 8] at Spanish Point Boat Club for the second of a three race series at that location. Two races were held, the first was a twenty five minute race with results as follows: A ClassA16 Ryan and Richard Davidge completing 8 laps finishing in first place A29 David Selley and Stephanie Kempe completing 8 laps to finish secondB... Read more of this article

Kim McCallan To Serve As Race Officer In UK

Kim McCallan To Serve As Race Officer In UK

Kim McCallan, the former Bermuda Power Boat Association Commodore, is making headlines and history. Ms McCallan is presently in the United Kingdom to take her position as the first Bermudian female to be the Officer of the Day from 28 June to 1 July 2018 where she will be the overall person in charge of the International Powerboat Race Club [IPRC] Round... Read more of this article

Bermuda Trio Compete In UK Powerboat Race

Bermuda Trio Compete In UK Powerboat Race

Bermuda’s Shaki Easton, M’Kai Hodsoll and Errin Butterfield all competed in the Fortitudo Property Poole Bay 100 Offshore Powerboat Race in the UK. Seventeen boats went to the startline in the Class 3 British Championship under partly cloudy skies winds Easterly at 7mph.Easton & Hodsoll competed together, while Butterfield was the co-pilot... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Powerboat Racing Association held their latest round of racing this afternoon [June 10] at Ferry Reach in the east end, with nine boats registered to race, with one pulling out just prior to start due to engine issues. “Offshore racing commenced with a battle between the two S Class Boats, S20 driven by Aaron... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

[Updated] The 2018 Bermuda Powerboat Association [BPBA] season got underway this afternoon [May 20] at Spanish Point Boat Club [SPBC] with the race course spanning the waters of the Great Sound. Seven boats from different classes took part in this season opener and spectators watched from both sea and land with pleasure boats about the course and spectators... Read more of this article

Powerboat Racing Season Set To Get Underway

Powerboat Racing Season Set To Get Underway

The upcoming Bermuda Powerboat Association [BPBA] season is set to get underway. After a team test day in April, the first race day is scheduled for May 13th at Ferry Reach. Action is expected to start at 12.00pm on race days. Video from last year’s Around The Island Race.A spokesperson said, “The BPBA Executive has been working very hard... Read more of this article

Powerboat Association Votes In New Executive

Powerboat Association Votes In New Executive

The Bermuda Powerboat Association held its Annual General Meeting [AGM] last week; as a result a new Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore, and executive were elected. New Commodore Robert Cardwell said, “Last week the Bermuda Powerboat Association held its AGM. This AGM was well attended and in that AGM the following executive elections were... Read more of this article