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#Powerboats - The Venture Cup for powerboat racers headlines a "bumper calendar of events" in Galway Harbour next June, as the Connacht Tribune reports. Galway will be the only in-port race stop on the 1,000 mile challenge, reportedly "the longest,…
Powerboat Racing
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has welcomed the newest event on the Scottish racing calendar. For, in June 2016, the P1 Powerboat Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea will be hosted in Inverclyde. To celebrate, a specially designed Inverclyde branded boat…
Powerboat Racing
Ireland have finished third overall at the P750 World Championships been held in Malta at the weekend. The top 4 places were divided by only two points. Team Ireland finished second in the circuit and following on from their first in the…
RIBs
Kiwi boat firm Sealegs International has released its newest and largest amphibious rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to date - the Sealegs Interceptor 9000.Targeted at commercial and military applications the Interceptor 9000 is powered by a 300hp Yamaha four-stroke outboard motor…
Extreme Boat Crash At XCAT World Series
Powerboat Racing
#powerboatcrash – The crash occurred to Team Dubai during the Speed Cat Run, at the 4th stage of 2015 UIM XCAT World Series yesterday. The drivers Salem Al Adidi and Eisa Al Ali are ok, boat is damaged but can be…
RIBs
Young south coast boater Adam Brennan is rapidly building a strong reputation for himself within the Irish and UK boating communities. At just 17, he is still at boarding school in Ireland but has already secured himself a Super Yacht…
RIBs
#motorboatweekend – In spite of the squalls and rain showers crossing county Kerry for most of the Bank holiday weekend, Dromquinna Manor's annual Motor Boat Weekend drew a fleet of up to a dozen RIBs for what is the mostern westerly RIB…
Stylish German Speedboat Marque Features in TV Adverts
Powerboat Racing
#Cavalli – Frauscher, the German motor boat marque, is starring in TV advertisements of some well-known international companies. Companies from the fashion and high-tech sectors are seeking to use the stylish craft from the the Frauscher shipyard  in high profile TV–campaigns.…
RIBs
Trinity House, the elegant UK working home of the General Lighthouse Authority opposite the historic Tower of London on Tower Hill, has teamed up with caterers and the powerboat charter company, Solent Rib Charter, to offer bookers an exciting senior…
North Shannon Team Wins Powerboat RIB Challenge
Powerboat Racing
#powerboatchallenge – The winning Team of the ISA Powerboat Challenge 2014 at Lough Ree Yacht Club went to North Shannon Powerboat School. The school entered two teams in to the challenge with nick names of "Leitrim" and "Roscommon" and the…
RIBs
#RIB - Tom Prendeville writes in the Sunday Independent about Donegal's Atlantic Composites, whose co-founder Timmy Boyle has built a successful line in "unsinkable" boats. Boyle, a mechanical engineering fitter by trade, identified a gap in the domestic market for…
British Powerboat Legend Launches Round the World Record Bid in Revolutionary Torpedo Eco-Boat
Powerboat Racing
#powerboat – British ocean powerboat racing legend, Alan Priddy, will this week launch a £2.9 million round the world record bid in a new torpedo Eco-boat powered by a revolutionary fuel emulsion that slashes harmful emissions. Mr Priddy hopes to…
Fastest Jet Ski Ever Built to Be Unveiled at Australian Marine Expoest
Jetski
#jetski – The most powerful Jet Ski on the planet will be officially unveiled to the Australian public at the 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo from October 17-19. The adrenalin-pumping, limited edition 2015 Kawasaki Ultra 310R draws from decades…
Solent Puts On A Show For Cowes Torquay Classic Powerboat Race
Powerboat Racing
#powerboat – The Cowes Torquay Powerboat Race is the toughest powerboat race in the world. The stretch of water between the Solent and Devon Coast has long been regarded as one mean piece of water. It's reputation however for punishing…
RIBs
#ribs – At 20:48 last night Baltimore's RNLI all weather lifeboat was alerted to a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) adrift four miles south of Glandore in West Cork. The lifeboat proceeded to rendezvous with the two young men who had…
RIBs
#ribs – Dublin boat firm Western Marine has added a Sportis 4.9m RIB for sale to Afloat Boats for Sale. This 2007 boat has only been used on freshwater and comes complete with a Yamaha F60 Outboard and Coaster Swing…

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