Tag: Powerboat Racing

Powerboat Association 2013 Award Winners

Powerboat Association 2013 Award Winners

The Bermuda Powerboat Association held their 2013 Prize Presentation at the Spanish Point Boat Club this past weekend. Two Drivers and Crew won Triple Crowns, Jody and Tony Carreiro won the A Class Season Points, National Championship Points and was first in the Class for Round the Island. Steven Eversley and Brandon Franks completed the same in the... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Ferry Reach Powerboat Racing

Photos/Video: Ferry Reach Powerboat Racing

Powerboat racing enthusiasts and fans made their way to Ferry Reach on Sunday [Oct 20] to watch the last races of the 2013 Powerboat Association season.The larger class boats headed out through the Coney Island pylons running a circuit both inshore and along North Shore while the smaller boats ran a course inside Ferry Reach. The St John Ambulance... Read more of this article

Photos: Powerboat Racing Halted After Accident

Photos: Powerboat Racing Halted After Accident

The Bermuda Powerboat Association’s Memorial and National Championship Race Day came to a halt on Sunday [Oct 6] when Andy Stoneham and Steven Eversley were thrown from their boat #1 Suspect during the Memorial Race.Both were transported to the King Edward Memorial Hospital where it was revealed that Eversley was suffering from two cracked ribs... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda Challenge Boat Tour

Photos/Video: Bermuda Challenge Boat Tour

Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin roared into Bermuda at 12.39am on Thursday [Aug 22], breaking the Bermuda Challenge record with their time of 15 hours and 48 minutes. Traveling in their Skater 399 powered by twin Cummins diesels and Arneson Surface Drives, the pair encountered broken propellers twice on the journey, stopping the boat to replace them with... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: NY To Bermuda Record Broken

Video & Photos: NY To Bermuda Record Broken

Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin set another record in the 765 mile New York to Bermuda race, crossing the finish line in St George’s at 12.39am today [Aug 22] in a time of 15 hours 48 minutes. Despite two stops along the way caused by issues with the propellers, the two men managed to chip an hour off the old Bermuda Challenge record. The first... Read more of this article

16 Hrs: Racers Set New NY To Bermuda Record

16 Hrs: Racers Set New NY To Bermuda Record

[Updated] Chris Fertig and Tyson Garvin roared into Bermuda at 12.39am today [Aug 22], with their time of 15 hours and 48 minutes breaking the Bermuda Challenge record. The two powerboat racers left New York just before 9am Bermuda time on Wednesday morning hoping to break the old 17 hour record for the fastest ocean crossing from New York to Bermuda. Traveling... Read more of this article

[Finished] Webcast: New York To Bermuda Race

[Finished] Webcast: New York To Bermuda Race

[Updated: New record set, webcast over] Two powerboat racers left New York this morning [Aug 21] hoping to break the Bermuda Challenge record — which is 17 hours — for the fastest ocean crossing from New York to Bermuda. Using satellite airtime provided by Marlink, the racers are live streaming video of their 730 mile journey. In 2012, Chris... Read more of this article

Slideshow & Video: Seagull Boat Poker Race

Slideshow & Video: Seagull Boat Poker Race

Today [Aug 17] saw approximately half dozen Seagull watercraft take to the seas, launching from the Spanish Point Boat Club just after 10:30am.The route had boats leaving SPBC heading through Two Rock Passage into Hamilton Harbor, around White’s Island, alongside Harbour Road, towards and then around Darrell’s Island, then Pearl Island... Read more of this article

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