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Cowes - Torquay - Cowes Powerboat Race

REF NR: 6965


59 years of Powerboat Racing at Cowes.

The 200-mile spectacular Cowes Torquay Cowes Offshore Powerboat Race sets off from Cowes on Sunday, 25th August 2019.

This classic race has long been recognised as one of powerboat's toughest challenges with around 20 boats expected at the start-line.


If the conditions are calm, the winner could complete the course in under three hours! After the Marathon teams set off on their 200 mile trip, 30 Class 3 teams will line up for the Cowes Poole Cowes British Championship 60 mile race.

2019 Cowes will host rounds 3 and 4 of the UKOPRA Marathon Championship and Class 3's round 3 British Offshore series.

Cowes Powerboat Races

Saturday 24th August

09:00 – 17:00 Race administration – Cowes Yacht Haven
09:00 – 14:00 Signing in at Cowes Yacht Haven
09:30 – 17:00 Scrutineering at Cowes Yacht Haven
14:00 – 15:30 Official testing
16:00 – 16:45 Safety briefing (for the safety fleet) at Cowes Yacht Haven
17:00 – 17:45 Drivers’ briefing for all CTC competitors at Cowes Yacht Haven

Sunday 25th August

07:00 – 18:00 Race Administration open at Cowes Yacht Haven
07:45 – 08:00 Weather briefing at Cowes Yacht Haven
08:45 Race boats depart Cowes Yacht Haven for parade
09:30 Race start: Cowes-Torquay race
09:45 Race start: Cowes-Poole-Cowes race
10:30 Boats start arriving in Torbay
12:30 Podium presentation at Haldon Pier
13:15 Drivers’ briefing (for return leg to Cowes) at Haldon Pier
13:30 Race boats depart Haldon Pier for parade
14:00 Race start: Torquay-Cowes race
16:00 Podium presentation at Cowes Yacht Haven
18:45 – 20:15 Prize giving at Royal Yacht Squadron



       Aug 24, 2019 @

       Aug 25, 2019 @
Venue: Cowes Yacht Haven

Contact Details


Cowes Yacht Haven
WEST COWES, Isle Of Wight, PO31 7AJ,

Phone: 01983 290558