2019 NZ Offshore Season Prizegiving Results
Sep01

2019 NZ Offshore Season Prizegiving Results

Brett Haegar, Chris Haegar and Karl Wall Superboat 400 Champions – Brett Haegar, Chris Haegar and Karl Wall Mike Knight and Mike Gerbic Superboat 600 Champions – Mike Knight and Mike Gerbic Warren Lewis and John Shand Superboat 1000 Champions – Warren Lewis and John Shand Shan Martin, Aaron Fletcher and Darrin Urquhart Classic Class Champions – Shan Martin, Aaron Fletcher and Darrin Urquhart Hamish Wilson and...

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2019 AGM Information
Jun12

2019 AGM Information

Well another season has finished it is now time to think about the AGM.  This is booked for Saturday 31st August at Oceans Resort Tutakaka. See below for accommodation details Accommodation 30th and 31st August: 20 x Standard King Rooms at $160.00 per room per night (these rooms can be set up with either a king bed or two king singles) 9 of these have Marina Views, 11 have Country Views. 2 x 2 Bedroom Apartments at $200.00 per night...

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Spectating what you need to know – Timaru 2019
May14

Spectating what you need to know – Timaru 2019

Welcome to the round 7 of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship. Best viewing of the race will be from Caroline Bay Timaru is a port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres (98 mi) southwest of Christchurch and about 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island. The Timaru urban area is home to 29,100 people, and is the largest urban area in South...

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Spectating what you need to know – Doubtless Bay 2019
Apr26

Spectating what you need to know – Doubtless Bay 2019

Welcome to round 6 of the NZ offshore powerboat association race championship. Hosted by Ramada Resort Taipa. Thanks to our major sponsors, Ramada Resort, G.A.S Coopers Beach, Rainbow Haulage & Stan Ash. We also have great support from other local businesses so a big thank you to them also. Best viewing of the race will be in front of Ramada Resort. Live Screening of the races will also be in front of the Ramada Resort Cafe....

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Spectating what you need to know – Marsden Cove 2019
Apr09

Spectating what you need to know – Marsden Cove 2019

Welcome to the round 5 of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship proudly brought to you by Mark Cromie Motor Group, Marsden Maritime Holdings, Marine and Engineering Supplies & Marsden Cove Marine on the 13 April 2019. Steve & Denise welcome the opportunity to host you all at Marsden Cove the locals love having you guys here as well. We have an Easter Carnival in the Marina from 10am-4pm with some of the local business getting...

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Spectating what you need to know – Napier 2019
Mar07

Spectating what you need to know – Napier 2019

Welcome to Round 4 of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Championship in Napier city. Napier is a thriving seaside town and known worldwide as the Art Deco Capital, vibrant café culture as well as antique shops, art galleries, and plenty of boutique stores. Race day is Saturday, 16 March 2019. The boats will be set up at the Napier Sailing Club before racing, come down and check them out up close. First Race is at 12noon and the second race is...

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Want to be a Patrol Boat in Whitianga?
Feb25

Want to be a Patrol Boat in Whitianga?

Want the best seat in the house this weekend at our Whitianga round of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Series? ————– We are in urgent need of patrol boats for Saturday and if anyone knows anyone please contact Denise on 0272503504...

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Spectating what you need to know – Whitianga 2019
Feb22

Spectating what you need to know – Whitianga 2019

The racing is based from the large reserve approximately halfway along Buffalo Beach. It is slightly elevated and has excellent views of the whole course. This will be where the team tents, Race Truck, commentator and food caravans will be positioned. Launching will be at the public ramp First Race is at 12noon and the second race is at 1pm. To view the race the best place is from Buffalo Beach. Saturday, 2th March 2019 7:30 am – 8.30...

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Gisborne Preview
Feb07

Gisborne Preview

Preview Race two of the New Zealand Offshore Powerboats 2019 series takes place on Saturday 9th February out east in Gisborne. This year’s race is expected to be fast with very little swell and light winds. The first race of the 2019 series two weeks ago in Taupo was called off after the first race due to very rough water, Officials made the call to pull the second race for safety reasons. First out in front in the Super boat...

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Spectating what you need to know – Gisborne 2019
Feb05

Spectating what you need to know – Gisborne 2019

  Viewing: Before racing starts there will be a street parade at 10am, this will go from Grey Street and then down the main street back to the Tatapouri Ramp launching area. Best viewing is midway beach or why not try Peppers Bar and Restaurant on top of Midway Surf Club, book a table have something to eat and drink while race is on.   McCann’ics Enzed Race Day Program Saturday 9th February 2019 9.00 Combined briefing...

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Taupo LIVESTREAMING this Sunday
Jan25

Taupo LIVESTREAMING this Sunday

This Sunday, Round One of the NZ Offshore Powerboat Series will be livestreamed as part of the Hydro Thunder GP Hydroplane Series. Race one starts 12.30pm, below is the full schedule being streamed. 8.30am – 9am- NZ Water Ski Racing 9am-11am – Hydroplanes/Other circuit classes 11.15am – GP Hydroplane Race x 2 heats of 4 boats 11.45am – 12.15pm- Other circuit classes 12.15pm – 12.30pm – NZ Water Ski Racing 12.30pm – Offshore first half...

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Entries are hotting up in Superboat 600 class
Jan23

Entries are hotting up in Superboat 600 class

The entries are hotting up in Superboat 600 class with round 1 at lake Taupo set to commence in just a matter of days. Mike Gerbic has put together a brand new American built Doug Wright hull powered by twin 300XS Mercury outboards and with the experienced Mike Knight at the helm they will without doubt be a competitive entrant. No stranger to this class Mike Knight has driven the Barely Legal cat both in Australia and NZ but is...

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