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Round Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race
Team Pulsar Show Strength in Around Ireland Powerboat Challenge
Around Ireland Race organiser Justin McInerney's Team Pulsar Racing had two boats in this month's inaugural Around Ireland Powerboat Race, a powrboat race that lived up to its billing as a tough one. Reliability and consistency were key components that…
Final Results (and Photos) of the Around Ireland Powerboat Race
The Around Powerboat Race 2010 finished in Galway Bay yesterday (Saturday 12 June) with German entry Cinzano Bianco claiming the overall prize with an average speed of 38 knots over the 7 day period. Cinzano Bianco driven by Markus Hendricks…
Cinzano Blasts Away From Fastnet Rock
Cinzano leads the Around Ireland Powerboat Race again, blasting away in a northwesterly direction from the Fastnet Rock at close to 55 knots. Close on her heels was the Newstalk/Galway Girl boat, navigated by event organiser Enda O'Coineen, but in…
Powerboat Racers Prepare for Fenit Leg
The boats competing in the Around Ireland Powerboat Race roared into Waterford yesterday and will take a day off to prepare for the leg to Fenit on Friday morning. The weather down the Irish sea from Bangor was described as…
Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race Arrives in Waterford
Local Galway Flyer was forced to retire from the second leg of the race due to an electrical failure yesterday but after a tow in to Bangor the high speed powerboat started the third leg from Bangor to Waterford this…
Charity Jetski Team to Shadow Around Ireland Powerboats
Two county Clare businessmen have begun their bid to circumnavigate Ireland on jet-skis to raise funds for the Tipperary, Limerick and Clare branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland (CFAI). The men and their water and land-based support teams…
Heights of Abraham Storms to Galway Powerboat Success
Heights of Abraham completed a clean sweep at the Galway Grand Prix of the Sea on Monday after another imperious display of offshore powerboat racing secured back-to-back titles for the Matlock-based team. A combination of aggressive handling and punishing throttle…
Tracker link to follow the Around Ireland Powerboat Challenge fleet
Here is the tracker link to follow the Around Ireland Powerboat Challenge. Click here. The boats are now in Killybegs after the first leg of the five day voyage from Galway.
Five Speedboats Head off Round Ireland. Start Photos here!
The green flag went up at 0900 on a grey bank holiday Monday for 5 of the 6 entries in the Around Ireland Powerboat Race. The local team Kilcullen Galway Flyer driven by Tom Montgomery Swan and navigated by Enda…
First Leg of Galway's Around Ireland Powerboat Race Kicks Off
The first Round Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race was scheduled to depart Galway City today at 9am. It is far from the much hoped for fleet of 50 boats but the six competitors will nevertheless jet off on a five day-long…
Abraham in Command of Galway Speedboats
Heights of Abraham has one hand on the overall Galway Grand Prix of the Sea trophy after another ruthless performance on Sunday tightened the Matlock team’s grip on the Powerboat P1 SuperStock Championship 300 Class prize in Ireland. The imperious…
Whapples Stirves for Greater at Galway Powerboat
HeightsofAbraham were the toast of Galway on Saturday evening after the 300 Class speedsters conquered Salthill to score a fourth successive SuperStock Championship win of the season. Matlock’s finest, Rupert Pugh, and Warsash wizard, Dan Whapples, bolstered their chances of…
Galway Powerboat Timetable Here
A full schedule of events is below: Saturday 05 June Day 1 P1 Superstock Grand Prix of Galway The P1 Superstock Championship will see some of the UK's biggest thrill seekers tackling the challenging elements of the Atlantic Ocean. Consisting…
Dublin Powerboat Driver Hopes to be on Top of Superstock Galway
One man hoping to be at the forefront of the Irish bank holiday celebrations is the country's sole SuperStock Championship pilot, Alan Power, who takes part in the Powerboat P1 Galway Grand Prix of the Sea this weekend.The Dublin-based catamaran…
Raymarine Sponsors Team Pulsar 2010 in Around Ireland Powerboat Race
Raymarine is continuing its support of Team Pulsar Racing for the Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race 2010, providing the team with its latest navigation equipment. Team Pulsar Racing’s Quinquari-Humber RIB Milwaukee Seawolf will be fitted with two new Raymarine E…
Superstock Speedboats Power into Galway Bay
A demanding 2 ½ mile Atlantic Ocean racecourse separates 12 of the UK’s finest powerboat racing teams and the inaugural title of Galway Grand Prix of the Sea champion this weekend. Powering off Ireland’s west coast for a bank holiday…

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