Drew Langdon and Giancarlo Cangiano tested their Mercury powered Outerlimits hull – Silverline, in the West Country of England today.
The Anglo / Italian pairing have teamed up in a bid to win the Cowes Torquay Cowes race next month.
Silverline will be racing in UIM Marathon Class A and faces formidable competition.
Peter Dredge’s Vector Martini Rosso the winner last year, Cougar 46 crewed by Steve Curtis and Richard Carr, Hendricks 55 driven by double CTC winner Markus Hendricks and The Tommy Racing Team from Italy.
Thanks to Tim Tapping for the shots, it’s great to see him back behind the camera after his battle with cancer over the last year.
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.