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powerboat

a boat propelled by an inboard or outboard motor
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The two leading race sanctioning organisations -- the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) and Powerboat P1 -- have formed a joint partnership for a new race series to deliver outstanding action and entertainment.
Driver Jerome Brarda and throttleman Eric Adam were joined by navigator Gordon Compton, a very experienced offshore racer who has competed in long endurance races such as the Round Britain powerboat race, London to Monte Carlo, and the Cowes-Torquay-Cowes circuit.
Nicolo di San Germano, promoter, UIM F1 PowerBoat & Aquabike World Championship, said: "The Grand Prix of Sharjah has become a leading water sports arena in the region and we highly appreciate the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority for placing these events at the forefront of Sharjah Tourism while promoting a highly engaging sports activity for the youth and activity-driven individuals.
A display of intense energy is set to amaze water sports fans this December as powerboats racing along Sharjah's Khalid Lagoon are set for a comeback in one of the region's most anticipated water sports events, the Sharjah World Championship Week, which will be held under the patronage of H.H.
Champions' Managing Director, Matthew Hayes said: "We are thrilled to welcome Powerboat P1 on board and look forward to utilising our skills to help promote and grow this action-packed sport across the world."
The Powerboat P1 international boat race, dubbed the Labuan Grand Prix of the Sea, is to be held annually for at least five years.
Competitors will also have a chance to win a Highfield 460 or a Honwave T40 powerboat for their home club.
Daisy and Sam Coleman, from Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, are taking part in the international Powerboat P1 Championship series, held in the UK and America.
And the charity, which received funding from Sported, a London 2012 Olympics legacy programme, and The Prince's Charitable Foundation, has used the money to buy a 5.2 metre rib powerboat and establish subsidised training courses.
| An artist's impression issued by Team Britannia of their |proposed powerboat to "slice" through waves that could shave days off the record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat.
WELSH hopefuls for this year's national P1 Superstock powerboat championships took to the waves off Cardiff Bay yesterday.