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  • TEAM CHINA AND ABU DHABI TRIUMPH IN ROUEN 24
  • END OF ROUEN FOR ABU DHABI 36
  • UIM PHOTO COMPETITION FAVOURS PROFESSIONALS
  • BUMPER FLEET FOR OPENING CIRCUIT EVENT OF 2016
  • ABU DHABI MAKES ROUEN 24 HOUR DEBUT
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TEAM CHINA AND ABU DHABI TRIUMPH IN ROUEN 24

Having enjoyed the Rouen 24 hour race on several occasions, I know how difficult it is to keep awake for the duration of the race but reigning world F1 champion Philippe Chiappe seems to have no trouble as this was his 4th victory in this famous race. Chiappe together with Peter and Nelson Morin driving a Class 1 Moore hull finished a country mile ahead of their nearest rival. Although…

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END OF ROUEN FOR ABU DHABI 36

Its a tough race, the Rouen 24 hours and one of the early casualties on Sauturday was Abu Dhabi’s boat number 36 crewed by Al Mehairbi, Rashid Al Qamzi, Alberto Comparato and Al Tayer (we are not sure who was driving at the time. However the latest good news is boat 35, crewed by the experienced Alex Carella, Thani Al Qamzi, Majed-Al Mansoori and Tulio Abbate were lying in 2nd…

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F1 CARS ARE NOW ADOPTING ENCLOSED COCKPITS

It was only a matter of time before F1 cars started introducing enclosed cockpits (well almost) after the recent death of a driver who ran into a tow truck. Whether a windscreen would have saved his life, we will never know. However Filippe Massa would certainly have been protected a few years ago when a spring from the car in front broke away and caused Massa serious head injuries. Although…

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UIM PHOTO COMPETITION FAVOURS PROFESSIONALS

We have just seen the list of winners in the annual UIM Photo competition. I understand this competition is open to all-comers but it does not seem fair on those amateurs who send in their photos only to discover Simon Palfrader, in a helicopter has won the catergory. Simon is an excellent photographer but he is a professional who has the luxury of being in all the prime spots at…

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BUMPER FLEET FOR OPENING CIRCUIT EVENT OF 2016

What are the inshore-circuit organisers doing right which the offshore brigade are are not. At the first offshore race of 2016 at Allhallows seven teams took part. The first event for circuit drivers at Oulton Broad over this up and coming August Bank Holiday, over fifty pilots have signed up, there’s something wring somewhere. A  fleet of F2 boats will be taking part and a healthy selection of GT boats…

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U.A.E. - Abu Dhabi, Thani Al Qamzi of UAE of the Team Abu Dhabi - UIM F1 H20 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. December 9-11, 2015. 
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ABU DHABI MAKES ROUEN 24 HOUR DEBUT

For the first time in the history of the famous Rouen 24 hour race, a two boat team from the UAE will be up against the best from Europe which includes reigning UIM World F1 champion Philippe Chiappe. Flying the Abu Dhabi flag of the ADIMSC, the teams will feature Thani Al Qamzi, Alex Carella, Majed Al-Mansoori and Tullio Abbate in boat number 35 and Mohammed Al-Mehairbi, Rashid Al Qamzi,…

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The Waverley leaves Clevedon Pier at sunset.


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Bristol News & Media

THUNDERCATS COULD BE IN CLEVEDON UK THIS SUMMER

Clevedon, Somerset on the Bristol Channel could be a new venue for Thundercats this summer. Promotor Fiona Pascoe is in talks withe the local Chamber of Commerce and the event is in an advanced stage for the two day meeting to be staged over the August Bank Holiday, Fiona has worked tirelessly to attract new venues and Clevedon are keen to introduce new attractions. Clevedon’s  spokesman in confident it will…

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EDOX AND GEICO SUPPORT SBI 2016 SERIES

Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce EDOX Watches, the revolutionary and innovative watchmaker since 1884, as the ‘Official Timing Partner’ of Super Boat International. Also, GEICO, providing affordable insurance since 1936, returns in 2016 as an official sponsor, who continues to proudly support SBI. Also in the second year of their sponsorship agreement with SBI, Southern Racing Fuels returns as the official supplier of Sunoco Race Fuels. The…

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EDOX AND GEICO SIGN UP FOR SBI

Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce EDOX Watches, the revolutionary and innovative watchmaker since 1884, as the ‘Official Timing Partner’ of Super Boat International. Also, GEICO, providing affordable insurance since 1936, returns in 2016 as an official sponsor, who continues to proudly support SBI. Also in the second year of their sponsorship agreement with SBI, Southern Racing Fuels returns as the official supplier of Sunoco Race Fuels. The…

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ITS GOT TO HAPPEN NOW MR PRIDDY

ITS GOT TO HAPPEN NOW MR PRIDDY After what seems like years of false starts, Alan Priddy now looks like he has left the starting blocks and October 23rd is blast off for his Round the World race to lower the speed record, I think was set by Cable and Wireless. Sponsoers pulling out has been Priddy’s main problem over the last year or two but today we understand all…

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ANOTHER WIN FOR VICTORY IN DUBAI X CAT GRAND PRIX

VICTORY TRIUMPH AGAIN It came as no surprise when we heard Al Zaffeen and Bin Hendi aboard Victory won the X Cat Dubai GP today, their second win in as many weeks. It appeared at one stage Abu Dhabi 5 might have secured their first victory having led for most of the race but the experienced duo from Dubai’s Victory HQ took their long lap at just the right time…

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VENTURE CUP IS UP AND RUNNING

ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR 2016 VENTURE CUP We have been a little cautious about promoting the up and coming Venture Cup because its track record over recent years has been, to say the least, a little unreliable. However the team leader of this famous trophy Aiden Foley has been batting on home soil for the 2016 VC as the marathon event is now Round Ireland and Foley is a native…

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