The championship is an exhilarating and breathtaking spectacle to expertise. That includes race boats which can be 42ft, twin-engined 900hp composite catamaran able to speeds exceeding 160mph/250kmh and from the 34-foot, 21hp wood monohulls of the 1950s that common speeds of 20mph.
To sketch a situation of the race, simply think about:
You’re strapped into an enclosed security cockpit along with your companion on the throttle controls and also you on the steering wheel
Wrapped round you is 5 tons of state-of-the-art carbon Kevlar composite powerboat
Behind you twin 900hp engines able to speeds in extra of 160mph/250kmh
In entrance of you’re unfold huge unpredictable seas
Both facet of you’re intimidating boats simply inches aside
The flag drops; full throttle – it’s a wide ranging cost to the primary flip buoy
…welcome to the distinctive and exhilarating world of Class 1 …an unrivalled cocktail of world-class racing and leisure!
Nov 04 2015