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Around Ireland Offshore Powerboat Race Arrives in Waterford

9th June 2010
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 morning but this afternoon the race tracker shows Enda O'Coineen's entry has pulled into Dun Laoghaire as the fleet leader arrived in Waterford.

First into Waterford is Cinzano Bianco after a 220-mile completed in approximately 5 to 6 hours. Race results so far below:

Leg 1 Race results: Galway to Killybegs - 174 miles1st Cinzano Bianco:  Time taken: 4 hours, 11 minutes, 38 seconds.   Average speed 39.35Knots

2nd Sea Wolf: Time taken: 5 hours, 4 minutes, 26 seconds.  Average speed 32.35Knots 3rd Wolf:  Time taken: 5 hours, 27 minutes, 42 seconds.  Average speed 30.21KnotsLeg 2 Race results: Killybegs to Bangor - 176 miles

Leg 2 Killybegs to Bangor: 1st Cinzano Bianco at 13h10. Elapsed time: 3 hours, 48 minutes, 05 seconds. Average speed 43.41Knots2nd Sea Wolf at 13h53. Elapsed time: 4 hours, 31 minutes, 30 seconds.  Average speed 36.46 Knots3rd Wolf at 13h58. Elapsed time: 4 hours, 35 minutes, 59 seconds. Average speed 35.87 Knots4th Zoolander at 15h14. Elapsed time: 5 hours, 52 minutes, 40 seconds.  Average speed 28.07 Knots Team

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