SilverHook has done it again, just two years after it’s Guinness World Record-setting Key West to Havana run – a crossing of around 110 miles completed in under 1 hour, 20 minutes – the team set another record at the weekend with a flawless return journey from West Palm Beach, Florida to Freeport in the Bahamas.
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Roy Mantle has more than 25 years experience in sales, marketing, PR, sponsorship, events and sports management both in-house with blue-chip companies and as a consultant.
He founded and ran two successful sports marketing agencies in the 1980s before becoming head of PR & sponsorship for Guinness in 1992, where he first became interested in environmental issues.
He negotiated and helped to plan the activation programme for the Guinness sponsorship of the 1999 Rugby World Cup and managed the Guinness sponsorship of London Irish for nearly a decade.
He has worked on projects for the Department of Education since 2002, handled the Guinness sponsorship at Cheltenham Racecourse for more than 15 years and is currently Company Secretary & In-House PR for Powerboat P1.
P1 powerboat and personal watercraft racing returns to Central Florida tomorrow (Saturday, May 11) when the P1 Kissimmee/St. Cloud Grand Prix is staged on East Lake Tohopekaliga for the seventh successive year.
Andy Foster and Charles Morris, are flying to Orlando this week to compete in the opening round of this season’s P1 SuperStock USA Championship.
The upgrading of the P1 Panther powerboat, which is at the heart of the P1 SuperStock one-design race series, is in full swing and the focus has now moved to carrying out an extensive and rigorous testing programme initially in lake conditions in Florida and then on the challenging waters of the Atlantic.
Powerboat P1 has announced that it is reviving an historic ocean event, The Gateway Marathon, that will see boats make a two-way crossing of the Straits of Florida from West Palm Beach to Freeport in the Bahamas.
The world’s leading marine motorsport brand has unveiled an extensive 2019 race programme that will see the international promoter stage more than 20 events on three continents from April through to November.
The upgrading of the P1 Panther powerboat, which is at the heart of the P1 SuperStock one-design race series, is in full swing and the focus this month will be on carrying out an extensive and rigorous testing programme both in lake conditions in Florida and on the challenging waters of the Atlantic.
Following the joint announcement at the end of October by Powerboat P1 and OPA Racing that they were to partner to create the American Power Boat Association Offshore Championship in 2019, the two promoters have released details of four of the race sites in the six-venue series.