The Englewood Beach Waterfest has an impressive 70 plus entry that will be competing in the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) World Championships this weekend.
Waterfest organiser, Ray LaBadie told me this afternoon:
The pits are at capacity, we even had to put some boats in the wet pits.
67 boats are present with another 7 more on the road!
Saturday, November 24th – Races 1 – 4 from 10.00 – 17.00 (All classes)
Sunday, November 25th – Races 1 – 4 from 10.00 – 17.00 (All classes)
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.