Iconic powerboat race returns to the Isle of Wight for 58th year

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The birthplace of international powerboat racing will be welcoming the fleet of powerboats for the iconic Cowes - Torquay - Cowes powerboat race over the bank holiday weekend. We have the details.

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2018 6:00pm

By Malc Attrill

Powerboat racers battle it out at Cowes Torquay Cowes race

Overall winners Cowes Torquay

Despite there being a few snapped power steering belts during the Cowes - Torquay - Cowes race, there were clear winners. Malc shares this report from the race.

Wednesday, 30th August, 2017 4:03pm

By Malc Attrill

Iconic powerboat race returns to the Isle of Wight for 57th year

Dry Martini

The birthplace of international powerboat racing will be welcoming the fleet of 18 powerboats for the iconic Cowes - Torquay - Cowes powerboat race over the bank holiday weekend. See the boats and meet the drivers. We have the details and timings.

Thursday, 17th August, 2017 9:31am

By Malc Attrill

Isle of Wight band rock the Torquay festival crowd

band - something from nothing

Isle of Wight band, Something from Nothing, headlined the Occombe Beer Festival near Torquay last Saturday night in front of over 3,500 people.

Friday, 23rd June, 2017 8:12am

By Malc Attrill

56 years of Powerboat Racing as Cowes – Torquay – Cowes race returns

Last years CTC winner Vector Martini

Cowes is recognized as the birthplace of international powerboat racing and this coming weekend sees the 56th year of Offshore Powerboat Racing at Cowes with return of the Cowes Torquay Cowes race.

Tuesday, 30th August, 2016 7:59am

By Malc Attrill

Royal Yacht Squadron start line for longest running offshore powerboat race

Powerboats

If you love the thrill of fast boats, here's a date your diaries. Head to Cowes on 5th and 6th September.

Wednesday, 24th June, 2015 1:51pm

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