Vice Commodore of the Bermuda Power Boat Association, Kim McCallan was involved in a racing incident during the Rubis Around the Island Race today.
Kim, Powerboat Racing World’s Bermuda correspondent, was taken to hospital after her D Class Skater cat, piloted by Howard Ascento, flipped near Five Star Island.
Taking part in the race for the first time as a co-pilot, she was thrown out of the Yamaha powered cat’s cockpit.
She was taken ashore taken to hospital for treatment for a cut above an eye and a bruised shoulder and is expected to be released soon.
Powerboat Racing World wishes Kim a speedy recovery.
Report details – royalgazette.com
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John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.