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In this section you will find an alphabetic listing of all offshore racing organizations in North America.  All races are listed by date within the Calendar Tab section of this site.

AMERICAN POWER BOAT
ASSOCIATION (APBA)

(586) 773-9700
apba-racing.com
17640 E. Nine Mile Road
PO Box 377
Eastpointe, MI  48021-0377
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"Founded in 1903, the American Power Boat Association
(APBA) is the authority for U.I.M (Union Internationale
Motonautique) approved powerboat racing in the United
States.  Your APBA speed record or championship can
earn you not only a spot in the APBA Hall of Champions,
but a prestigious World title."

"APBA's racing categories include hundreds of classes,
from small remote-controlled model boats up to the
mighty Unlimited hydroplanes."

"APBA Offshore racing is one of APBA's premier categories."

 

BLUE WATER OFFSHORE RACING
ASSOCIATION, Inc. (BWORA)

stclairrace.com

"Blue Water Offshore Racing Association, Inc. is a not-for-
profit membership organization founded in 1994 to promote
and produce offshore racing on the St. Clair River; and has
been successfully producing races since 1995."

2012 Schedule:

July 27-29   -  St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat
                       Race, St. Clair, MI (OPA Sanctioned)

 

NEW JERSEY OFFSHORE POWERBOAT
RACING ASSOCIATION (NJOPRA)

(732) 407-4638
njoffshore.org
2 Lee Lane
Laurene Harbor, NJ  08879

"NJ Offshore Powerboat Racing Association is the oldest
Offshore Powerboat Racing Club in the United States.  This
year marks the fourtieth anniversary of the race in Point
Pleasant Beach, New Jersey."

2012 Schedule:

See OPA schedule below.

 

OFFSHORE SUPER SERIES (OSS)

(817) 845-4938
offshoresuperseries.com
Ellen Greenleaf
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"The OSS is a not for profit association dedicated to the ad-
vancement of the further development and growth of offshore
powerboat racing in North America."

"Following recent negotiations with Super Boats International
(SBI), Offshore Super Series (OSS) is pleased to announce
an agreement to combine some of each of their upcoming
race venues for an exciting 2010 season."

"OSS Cares represents the humanitarian hearts of the OSS
Family and is a way of demonstrating the commitment OSS
has to the communities visited during race season.  OSS
Cares supports a wide variety of causes that reflect the core
values of the entire OSS Family in an effort to use the
passion that the teams have for the sport to make a
difference in the lives of the people who need it most."

2012 Schedule: (At Press Time, Only One Race is Listed)

Apr. 27-29   - Smokin' the Sound, Biloxi, Mississippi
                    (with P1 Superstock)


OPA OFFSHORE RACING, LLC (OPA)

oparacing.org
PO Box 941
Matawan, NJ  07747 
Ed "Smitty" Smith, President  
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"We have members from all over the East Coast - running
200 strong!  You can find us racing every other week be-
ginning in mid June of each year.  Our race venues span the
East Coast from New York to Maryland to the Great
Lakes area."

2012 Schedule:  

May 11-13  - Ocean City, MD
June 8-10   - Long Island, NY / Beach Haven, NJ
July 6-8      - TBA - Michigan
July 27-29  -  St. Clair, MI
Aug 10-12  -  Port Huron, MI
Aug 24-26   -  Patchogue, Long Island, NY
Sept 28-30  -  Solomon Islands, MD - (Nationals)
Oct 19-21   -  Palm Beach County/Jupiter, FL - (World's)

 

PACIFIC OFFSHORE POWERBOAT
RACING ASSOCIATION (POPRA)

pacificoffshore.com
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"Our mission is to have fun, meet new and old friends, travel
to great race sites and race our boats."

"POPRA offers eight Performance Classes, however, any
class of offshore boats are welcome and can race under their
own set of rules as long as there are three boats competing
in that class.  Otherwise, any boat can fit into one of the
speed bracket Performance Classes."

2012 Schedule:

April 20-22  - 5th Annual Lake Havasu Grand Prix
June 23-24  - Lake Tahoe, CA

 

POWERBOAT P1 USA - P1 Superstock

(252) 493-0138
powerboatp1usa.com
p1superstock.com
101 Staton Court
Greenville, NC 27834
Martin Sanborn, Managing Director
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"Established in April 2009 and based in North Carolina,
Powerboat P1 USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of
London-based Powerboat P1 Management Limited.  Its
objectives are to develop a truly world class, marine-based
motorsports marketing and entertainment property that
produces and supports the finest marine-related events in
North America.  It strives to be a unifying force within the
United States offshore racing and powerboating community."

"P1 USA is also the producer of the P1-28SS Panther
Powerboat, striving to build a boat that exceeds expectations
with top level quality at an affordable price.  The P1-28SS
Panther is built to the standards of the National Marine
Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the American
Boating and Yachting Council (ABYC)."

2012 Schedule:

Mar.30-Apr.1 - St. Cloud, Florida
Apr. 26-29    - Smokin' The Sound, Biloxi, MS (with OSS)
Jun.30-Jul.1 - Three River Regatta, Pittsburgh, PA
Jul. 13-15   - Detroit, MI (with APBA Gold Cup Races)
Sep. 14-16 - 7th Annual Crystal Coast Grand Prix,
                   Morehead City, NC (USA National Championships)

May 19-20  - Plymouth, England
Jun. 16-17  - Hull, England
Jul. 14-15   - Eastbourne, England
Aug. 25-26 - Cowes, England
Sep. 15-16 - Liverpool, England
 


SUPER BOAT INTERNATIONAL
PRODUCTIONS, Inc. (SBI)

(305) 296-6166
www.superboat.com
1323 20th Terrace
Key West, FL 33040
John Carbonell, President
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2012 Schedule:

May 4-6      - TBA
May 18-20   - 3rd Annual Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix,
                    Cocoa Beach, FL
Jun.29-Jul.1 - 28th Annual Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix
                    Festival, Sarasota, FL
Jul. 13-15    - 22nd Miami Super Boat Grand Prix
Aug 3-5       - 4th Annual Super Boat Great Lakes
                    Grand Prix, Michigan City, IN
Sept 7-9     - 22nd Annual New York Super Boat 
                    Grand Prix - Tribute to 911, New York, NY
Sep 28-30   - 4th Annual Clearwater Super Boat
                   National Championship, Clearwater, FL
Nov 4-11     - 32nd Annual Key West World
                   Championship, Key West, FL