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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

Bermuda Powerboat Racing Season Underway

Bermuda Powerboat Racing Season Underway

Four boats made it to the start line to get the 2016 Bermuda Powerboat Racing Season underway at Ferry Reach today. The A Class honours went to rookie driver Sal DeMello and Cleveland Maybury, while the B Class saw Ryan Davidge and Andrew Osbourne drive to victory. Howie Ascento and Jason Dill won the D Class and the S Class went to Neil Fox and his... Read more of this article

Powerboat Racing Rescheduled Due To Weather

Powerboat Racing Rescheduled Due To Weather

The Bermuda Power Boat Association’s first race of the season, due to take place today [May 15] at Ferry Reach, has been rescheduled due to the unfavorable weather. A spokesperson said, “Due to the unfavorable weather conditions, the executive committee will be cancelling today’s scheduled powerboat race and using the back up date... Read more of this article

BPA Donates $1,000 To St. John Ambulance

BPA Donates $1,000 To St. John Ambulance

The Bermuda Powerboat Association has donated $1,000 to St. John Ambulance for their race season, which starts in May and ends in September each year. Present to receive the cheque was Jeffrey Borges, Deputy Commissioner, and Payton Iris, Junior Volunteer of the year for 2015.Each season, the boat races take place in Ferry Reach in St. Georges, or... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Round The Island Race

Photos, Video & Results: Round The Island Race

The 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race took place yesterday [Aug 9] afternoon with clear skies making way for this year’s entrants to take to the Ferry Reach start line. Shortly after all boats had returned to Ferry Reach or were accounted for, the Bermuda Powerboat Association held a prize giving ceremony awarding winners from the day’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Around The Island Boat Race

Photos & Video: Around The Island Boat Race

Inclement weather this morning [Aug 9] did not stop the 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race from taking place this afternoon with clearing skies making way for this year’s entrants taking to the Ferry Reach start line at approximately 2pm. The first boat across the line and recording the fastest time of 43 minutes 32 seconds in today’s... Read more of this article

Around The Island Power Boat Race Entrants

Around The Island Power Boat Race Entrants

The 2015 Rubis Around The Island powerboat race will take place this Sunday [Aug 9] with some 20 boats planning on taking to the Ferry Reach start line at 2pm. BPA Vice Commodore Kim McCallan said, “This year the Power Boat Race is being sponsored by Rubis Energy who have graciously put up a $7,000 prize money for the event. The race starts at... Read more of this article

Police Urge Safety During Powerboat Race

Police Urge Safety During Powerboat Race

The Bermuda Police Service is urging safety for participants and the boating public during the upcoming Round-the-Island Powerboat Race, set to take place on Sunday, August 9. Inspector Robert Cardwell’s full statement follows below: The Bermuda Police Service is once again pleased to partner with the Bermuda Power Boat Association to ensure the... Read more of this article