The Cowes Torquay Powerboat Race organized by the British Powerboat Racing Club will see the participation of Tommy Racing Team.
For 2015, it sees the return of The Cowes Classic 2014 winner – Vector Martini Racing, Driver Peter Dredge (GBR), co-driver Simon Powell (GBR) and crewmembers Malcolm Crease (GBR) and Tom Ford (GBR) are expected favorites. They will be operating a new 42′ Ocke Mannerfelt designed boat, ‘A7 Vector Martini Rosso’. Details of the boat: length: 42′; engines: 2 x Mercury Horse Power: 2200. The boat and drivers from Great Britain will be crowd favorites, but the race is truly an international affair with other contestants in the UIM Marathon Class A, including the A60 Tommy Racing Team.
DubaiBlog is proud to support Tommy Racing Team Offshore Powerboat as digital media partner. Boat pilots Maurizio Schepici and Giampaolo Montavoci (winners of the Venezia-Montecarlo stage) will try to be race winners of Cowes Classic. It will take great courage and seamanship on their part to come out on top at the end of the day, take the win, and receive the prestigious trophy Beaverbrook.
The Cowes Classic 2015 Offshore Powerboat Race is set to take place this weekend, Saturday-Sunday, 5th and 6th of September when several top boats and pilots will undertake another exciting and challenging course. One can expect a number of Offshore Powerboat Racing enthusiasts to gather in Cowes on the Isle of Wight for the running of the annual Cowes – Torquay – Cowes event.
Motor boating enthusiasts have enjoyed this classic contest for years; the first race Cowes-Torquay-Cowes took place in 1961!
Fans come from all over the world to check out the field of competition, boats and drivers and to view the action with powerful boats and advanced engines going head to head in battles at high speeds. Media coverage will also ensure the excitement will reach those who cannot attend.
This powerboat race, the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes, organized by the British Powerboat Racing Club, is to be one of the longest-running offshore powerboat races in the world; it will be one of the most technically challenging for ocean-going powerboats.
Boat competitors are expected to arrive on Friday. They will assemble at the Cowes Yacht Haven on Saturday for technical inspection, with the crews completing their last-minute preparations; they will then muster for the race on Sunday in the water to the east of Cowes Harbour entrance (at approximately 0845am); the event is set to start to the north of Gurnard cardinal buoy at 0930am. This race should take around 5 1/2 hours and will finish, later in the day, at the same location where it began.
The 2015 Cowes Torquay Cowes International Offshore Powerboat Race (England) should be one of the most intriguing fleet racing events to date, so be sure to tune in.