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Bear Grylls to open Cowes RIB show
RIBs
Ribex 2010, sponsored by Suzuki and running from May 7-9 at Cowes Yacht Haven is on course to yet again be Europe’s largest boat show devoted entirely to RIBs. Adventurer Bear Grylls, who will tackle the Northwest passage in a…
Win a FREE RIB for your cub
RIBs
You could win a brand new RIB for your club or sailing school courtesy of Yachtsman Euromarine this summer. The ISA Yachtsman euromarine Rib Challenge. The RIB skills competition takes place with heats around the country at the end of…
Powerboat Race Update at Port Solent
Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010
Teams, competitors, officials and media will gather next Saturday at the Marriot Hotel, Port Solent to hear a short presentation on the 'Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010'. A comprehensive question and answer session will be included. The organiser Justin…
Around Ireland  Power Boat Race - Frequently Asked Questions
Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010
After last weekend's skippers meeting, up to 25 boats are aiming for the Round Ireland powerboat race. There will also be a P1 SuperStock race and Thundercat racing. The Around Ireland Powerboat Race Organisers have published a list of Questions…
Afloat.ie: Round Ireland Powerboat update
Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010
Justin Mc Inerney of the Round Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010 updates on progress for the inaugural race, a race he says that is not for the faint-hearted. The event will take place from the 5th to the 12th of…
Round Ireland Power
An hour after sunset Philip Fitzgibbon and Mike Shanahan reclaimed their Round Ireland Powerboat Record powering over the Kinsale finish line to become the first team to set a sub 19–hour time for the circumavigation of Ireland. They finished in…
Round Ireland Power
6pm: Hello Kilmore Quay! Philip Fitzgibbon and Mike Shanahan are heading west in an ebb tide and a light easterly breeze. These are ideal conditions for the final miles of the 19-hour circumnavigation. Map here. Time keeper Denis Dillon of…
Round Ireland Power
5.30pm Click here to see the tracker map. The tme keeper estimates a Kinsale finish at 19.50, some twenty minutes inside the record time.
Round Ireland Power
5.30pm Race fans are on stand by in Youghal, Co. Cork to greet the 50-knot RIB as it passes. A flotilla of eight boats has departed Youghal quay to give support as they enter the final stretch of the 19…
Round Ireland Power
5.10pm With exactly three hours to go to equal the record the RIB is off Gorey, Co. Wexford. Time keeper Denis Dillon of the Irish Sailing Association says 'only minutes either way' will decide whether Philip Fitzgibbon and Mike Shanahan…
Round Ireland Power
4.15pm - This morning's Round Ireland Powerboat Record attempt from Kinsale is now off Greystones, Co. Wicklow, well offshore and on target to break the 19-hour record, but only just.
Round Ireland Power
2.30pm: Over lunch time today the two crew were closing in on their second refuelling stop at Portavogie on the Ards Peninsula. Trying to maintain a speed of 50mph is no mean feat in a 7.5 metre RIB. In order…
Round Ireland Power
A Round Ireland powerboat record set only a month ago is under threat today from two Kerrymen who aim to reclaim the title in the same boat in which they set the inaugural time two years ago. Justin McInerney and…

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