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Torbay Tourism has just been sent the latest update from the official Cowes Torquay Cowes Race organisers for your information. According to the weather forecast for 27th August, cloudy and sunny. So great news for all your visitors.
As discussed, this is the outline programme for this year's event: read more overleaf...................................
COWES TORQUAY COWES INTERNATIONAL POWERBOAT RACE IS SET TO TAKE PLACE IN TORQUAY ON BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY 27TH AUGUST
The Cowes Torquay Cowes Offshore Powerboat Race is set to take place on Sunday, August 27th this year.
The 200-mile classic has long been recognized as one of powerboating’s toughest challenges, and comparisons have been made with motorsport events such as Le Mans and the Indy 500 and
around 20 boats are expected to be in the line-up and if the conditions are calm, the winner could complete the course in under three hours.
The 2015 winner Vector Martini Rosso (left) driven by Peter Dredge, Simon Powell, Mal Crease and David Gandy averaged the fastest course speed ever at 94.55 mph.