Shelley Jory-Leigh, one the most successful lady racers in the modern age of offshore powerboat racing, has been forced out of competing in next month’s Cowes Torquay Cowes race.
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It’s not often that veteran offshore racing competitor Francis Whitley has been captured airborne in his Yanmar powered Shakespeare.
The UK offshore powerboat racing season kicked off at Poole Bay this weekend with the late Tommy Sopwith’s historic 1963 Bertram 31, Thunderstreak [H400] taking first places in the Class 4 [Historic/Offshore] on both days at the UKOPRA-organised race weekend in Poole Bay.
Drew Langdon and Miles Jennings returned to winning ways today after taking a sabbatical from racing last season due to the global health crisis.
Tom Williams-Hawkes and Mike Littler won the second round of the 2021 UKOPRA ThunderCat championship today, their second victory of the weekend.
Lewis Huddy and Joe Spencer took second in Elite Racing with Bulletproof's Marc Newton and Tris Carpenter claiming the third place.
Tom Williams-Hawkes and Mike Littler won the first round of the 2021 UKOPRA ThunderCat championship in Poole this afternoon.
Team Endeavour was established in 2013 for those that had sustained injuries while serving in the British Armed Forces.
25 boats will cross the start line this weekend for Britain's 2021 offshore racing season opener on the south coast of England, the race will be held under the sanction of the United Kingdom Offshore Powerboat Racing Association (UKOPRA) and is due to start at 12:30 on Sunday May 30 from Bournemouth Pier.