Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Power Boat Racing News from Ireland
Thundercats Are Go for Charity Challenge from Cork to Dublin
Powerboat Racing
#thundercat – Building on last year's race across the Irish Sea to Holyhead, four Irish powerboat racers are taking on a Cork to Dublin challenge that puts them and their boats to the test, all in an effort to raise funds…
Venture Cup's Epic Power Boat Battle on the High Seas
Powerboat Racing
#venturecup – Having promised so much in the months leading up to June, the Venture Cup Prologue powerboat race had a lot to live up to. It was billed as not only the World's longest powerboat race, but also the…
Powerboat Ocean Adventure 'Venture Cup' is Coming Your Way
Powerboat Racing
#powerboat – The World's biggest, meanest and fastest powerboats are roaring across UK seas this June 8th to the 11th and the organisers have just announced the final details on how the public can be at the heart of the…
Dromquinna Manor Hosts Motorboat Weekend
Powerboat Racing
Hugo Montgomery Swan, the editor of Powerboat & Rib Magazine is part of the line up at Dromquinna Manor's Motor Boat Weekend this May bank Holiday at Kenmare, Co. Kerry. Dromquinna's John Brennan promises a weekend 'filled with adventure and activities'…
New Ocean-Class Powerboat Race to Deliver World-Class Adventure
Powerboat Racing
#venturecup – 2,400 miles of the very toughest conditions which the ocean can muster up, forcing teams to crash mercilessly through wave after relentless wave for hours on end over 15 days. This is the Venture Cup, the world's longest,…
Irish Sea Thundercat Challenge 2012 Raises Funds for Charity
Powerboat Racing
Four Irish Thundercat racers crossed the Irish Sea from Dublin to Holyhead on their first attempt on Saturday in an effort to raise funds and awareness of Pieta House, the centre for self harm and suicide prevention. Team Adventure Training…
Powerboat Hits Large Wake and Spins Out of Control
Powerboat Racing
#boataccident – Clearly aware of the camera's presence, a day out on the water turned to tragedy in a horrific boating crash on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri in the United States last week for one American family. All…
P750 Thunder Action on Limerick Waters
Powerboat Racing
#P750 – Last Sunday saw the start of a fresh new format for Irish powerboating when the opening round of the P750 Thundercat National Championships hit the water in the very heart of Limerick as part of the popular Riverfest…
Powerboat Racing's 'America's Cup' Returns to Cork
Powerboat Racing
Plans are afoot to bring powerboat racing's Harmsworth Trophy event to Cork in 2014 - over 100 years since Cork Harbour hosted the first ever edition of the race. http://www.afloat.ie/power/ http://afloat.ie/port-news/cork-harbour-news/ Regarded as the powerboat version of yachting's America's Cup,…
Irish Powerboat Racers Take to World Stage
Powerboat Racing
Irish powerboat racers have taken to the world stage in the southern hemisphere for the first time. (SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) Keith Plummer, Lee Casey and Colin Gaffney from Dublin, all members of the Buccaneer Powerboat Club and Sean Dillon…
Team Youghal Bay Takes Silver on Lough Derg
Powerboat Racing
Team Youghal Bay have just returned from the European P750 (Thundercat) Powerboat Racing Championships having taken the silver medals for Ireland. The championships which were held in Ireland for the first time, took place on Lough Derg over the October Bank…
Powerboat P1 SuperStock Champions Named in Lymington
Powerboat Racing
Heights of Abraham and Grandstand Motor Sports became the inaugural Powerboat P1 SuperStock Champions at the Lymington Grand Prix of the Sea on Saturday. The Superstock series visited Galway this Summer.Rupert Pugh and Dan Whapples finished second in the afternoon's…
P1 SuperStock Championship Powers into Southampton
Powerboat Racing
Britain's premier powerboat series races into the spiritual home of the sport this weekend as the P1 SuperStock Championship powers into Southampton for the penultimate round of its 2010 competition.Councillor, John Hannides, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Culture and Heritage, has…
Chambers Reigns in Formula Two in Youghal
Powerboat Racing
Lisnaskea driver Will Chambers was the winner of the Formula Two ISA National Powerboat Racing Championships run by Youghal Bay Boat Club. This new club did themselves proud under the direction of OOD and Club Commodore Padraig Brooks. A well attended event,…
Youghal Stages Powerboat Championships
Powerboat Racing
Youghal Harbour comes alive this Sunday when the only round of the ISA National Powerboat Championships to be held in Cork this year rolls into town and down the slipway. This will be the penultimate round of this year's series…
Powerboat Racing Returns to Lough Neagh
Powerboat Racing
Northern Ireland's Powerboat Racing Festival kicks off at Ballyronan Marina, Lough Neagh on August 22nd. North East Powerboat and Racing Club are staging the event that is also round four of the Irish National Championships. The club promises a great…

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

DBSC
nyc sidebutton flag

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

chmarine sidebutton
viking sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
sellingboat sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating