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The Cowes - Torquay launched offshore powerboat racing as a sport in Britain in 1961 and is one of the most spectacular powerboat events in the British sporting calendar.

The Cowes - Torquay - Cowes race covers a distance of 182 nautical miles. The record of two hours, eighteen minutes and five seconds was set in 2008 by Fabio Buzzi, Simon Powell and Rafael Del Pino from Italy in the boat ‘Red FPT’ at an average speed of 91.1 mph.

Torquay will be the turning point for the boats. They will enter the bay then turn north toward Teignmouth before turning back to return to Cowes.

28 August 2022

Haldon Pier, Torquay Harbour, Beacon Quay, Torquay, TQ1 2BG