Brian Peedell and Neil Jackson have set a new World Record at 78.53 mph in the V24 class (subject to ratification) on Coniston Water today.
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17 year old Thomas Mantripp from Lowestoft in Suffolk has today taken the O125 World Speed Record (subject to ratification) at Coniston Water.
Ben Jelf once again improved his speed on Coniston Water this morning.
Following on from PRW's article today, 'Jelf thaws out frozen F2 record', Ben Jelf has raised the British National F2 record again this afternoon to 121.61 mph.
Ben Jelf has taken another step up in his racing career at Coniston this week, he is breaking British records in a F2 Molgaard hull.
Television presenter and obscure record setter, Edd China, has added the 'Amphibious Electric class' to his Guinness World Records for the fastest shed, toilet, bed, milk float and the largest motorised shopping trolley today at Coniston Water.
The annual pilgrimage to the Lake District by powerboat racers from all disciplines of the sport is underway, and amongst them is the P1 SuperStock crew of Andy Foster and Charles Morris who last year came so close to setting a new world record.
2014 UIM 3A World Champion, John Guille from Sark today raised the UIM Offshore 3B World record to 86.33mph at Coniston Water. Guille bettered Fredrik Groth Fyrö’s 85.05 mph set in 2015. The popular boat designer who was born on the Channel Island of Sark, was driving a Mercury powered Twister catamaran formally owned by Gustaf Lindén from Sweden. The boat has recently been purchased by the Motorvated Racing team. Team Manager Kerry Bobin said after the run: My son Jack took the UIM 3A World Record here last year, I’m thrilled that John has given the team another accolade this. Photo: Bryan Scott