Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Lavazza Coffee Fuels Powerboat Raceteam To Victory
Lavazza Coffee was proud to sponsor Mike Gerbic and Alan Branch as they won the Super 60 title at the penultimate race of the 2012 New Zealand Offshore Powerboat series.
Sunday, 29 April 2012
Thunder under Auckland bridge, New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Series Race Seven
On a typical Auckland day the New Zealand Offshore Powerboats raced on Auckland Harbour completing the seventh race in their eight race 2012 series.
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
NZ Offshore Powerboats Clash At The Capital
Race Six of the New Zealand Offshore Powerboats takes place on Saturday 14th April on Wellington Harbour.
Friday, 17 February 2012
NZ Offshore Powerboats to create "Thunder on the Coast"
Race Three of the New Zealand Offshore Powerboats 20012 series takes place on Saturday 18th February off the coast of Beachlands in the Tamaki Strait on South Auckland's East Coast.
Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Kiwis Lose Their Grasp of GP Hydroplane World Championship
UIM World GP Hydroplane Championship - Lake Karapiro, New Zealand VIDEO HERE
Some of the best GP Hydroplane drivers in the World lined up today for the final race in the 2012 UIM World GP Hydroplane Championship.
Saturday, 4 February 2012
2012 Round 2 - NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship
Gisborne once again turned on one of those hot, clear days with very little breeze but enough ocean swell to make the racing fast and interesting.
Thursday, 2 February 2012
2012 NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship - Race 2 Gisborne Saturday 4th February
With only a week between the first two races of the 2012 New Zealand Offshore Powerboat championship there is not much time for crews to make any repairs or alterations before heading for Gisborne on New Zealand's east coast.
Sunday, 24 April 2011
Wild Wild Wellington
The eighth and final round of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Racing Series was held in Wellington, and once again the city lived up to it's reputation with plenty of wind racing across the harbour, whipping up the waves and sending spray flying.
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Final Countdown to Capital Thunder
The eighth and final round of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Racing Series takes place on Saturday 23rd April on Wellington Harbour.
Sunday, 10 April 2011
More Water and a Pack of Powerboats Under the Bridge
The penultimate race of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Series took place on Auckland Harbour today with everyone keen to get out on the course and show the Auckland crowds what they were made of.
Monday, 28 March 2011
Mayhem at Marsden Cove
Racing was cut short today with the intrusion of not one, but two large cement ships heading through the course and, despite being asked by race officials, refusing to wait for the race to finish.
Thursday, 24 March 2011
Thunder in the Cove - Powerboat Racing Spectacle Featuring New Zealand's Top Raceboats
Round Six of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Racing Series takes place on Saturday 26th March at Marsden Cove in Whangarei.
Thursday, 10 March 2011
NZ Offshore Battle Continues in Whitianga
Round Five of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboats takes place on Saturday 12th March at Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula.
Monday, 21 February 2011
NZ Offshore Powerboats Return to Napier
Napier has always been an exciting stopover for the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Series as the boats must contend with true ocean swells.
Monday, 14 February 2011
'Doosan' Dominates Tough Maraetai Offshore Powerboat Race
After two races dominating the superboat class of the Rayglass Offshore Powerboat Series, 'Fairview' were prevented from completing their hat trick by the impressive return of 'Doosan' who had struggled in the previous two races with ballast issues.
Thursday, 10 February 2011
NZ Offshore Powerboats create "Thunder on the Coast"
Round Three of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboats takes place on Saturday 12th February off the coast of Maraetai on South Auckland's East Coast.
Friday, 14 January 2011
2011 Rayglass NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship
Watch out for 'Thunder on the Lake' as the Rayglass NZ Offshore Powerboats take Taupo by Storm!
In sheds all over the North Island Offshore Powerboats are being fine tuned and polished for the start of the New Zealand Offshore Powerboat Season which kicks off on Lake Taupo on Saturday 22nd January 2011.
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
Look out Auckland - City of Powerboats!
The eighth and final round of the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboats takes place on Saturday 8th May on Auckland's waterfront and promises to be an exciting spectacle as the boats roar up the harbour, creating an atmosphere of colour, noise, and the smell of high octane fuel.
Monday, 12 April 2010
Whitianga Festival of Speed a Roaring Success
Whitianga turned on a fantastic weekend for the Festival of Speed as the town roared into life with spectacular displays of powerboats, cars, planes, offroad vehicles, bikes and, believe it or not lawnmowers! The town resounded with the sound of roaring engines, throbbing V8s and the smell of high octane fuel.
Wednesday, 7 April 2010
Offshore Powerboats Set to Rampage at the Whitianga Festival of Speed
Fast and furious racing can be expected again from the Rayglass New Zealand Offshore Powerboats as they compete in the scenic but challenging waters of Mercury Bay during the 2010 Whitianga Festival of Speed.
Sunday, 21 February 2010
'Doosan' and 'Rayglass' lead offshore powerboat points after Gulf Harbour race
Racing in some of the most pleasant conditions seen in Gulf Harbour, north of Auckland, for several seasons, a strong field contested the third round of the 2010 Rayglass NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship today (20 February).
Sunday, 7 February 2010
Gisborne's offshore powerboat race goes to 'Fairview Windows & Doors'
The first offshore powerboat championship race in Gisborne for nearly ten years was action-packed after the Wellington superboat lite class entry 'Rayglass' of daughter and father team Kelly and Grant Smith caught a rogue wave and flipped.