Sport - National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

Stock Photography By Paul Ross

Scenes of the final race in the 2008 National Offshore Powerboat Championships held in Townsville on Sunday the 22nd of June. The Class One race was won by Simrad. The overall points and Championship winner in Class One however, was Maritimo. The race winner in the Supercat lite 400hp category was the Elders team.

Powerboats - Supercat Lite class Winners.
Powerboats - Supercat Lite
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The Winner - Overall National Offshore Powerboat Champion.
The Winner - Overall National
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Powerboats - Silver Racing Boat.
Powerboats - Silver Racing
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Powerboats. - Team Elders D14.
Powerboats. - Team Elders D14.
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Offshore Ski Racing Boat.
Offshore Ski Racing Boat.
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Offshore Powerboats.
Offshore Powerboats.
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Powerboats - An Offshore Racer.
Powerboats - An Offshore Racer.
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Powerboats - Team Simrad powerboat - after taking the turn..
Powerboats - Team Simrad
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Simrad - A heat Winner.
Simrad - A heat Winner.
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Powerboats - Maritimo Powers along the Course.
Powerboats - Maritimo Powers
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Powerboats -  Maritimo powerboat on its Trailer.
Powerboats - Maritimo
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Launch of an Offshore Power Boat.
Launch of an Offshore Power
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Image Details for Sport - National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

1. Powerboats - Supercat Lite class Winners.. The Supercat Lite 400 horsepower category was won by the Elders Team in the final race of the National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

2. The Winner - Overall National Offshore Powerboat Champion. . Team Maritimo, winners of the 2008 National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

3. Powerboats - Silver Racing Boat. . The silver sportscar-like powerboat powers through the water during the final race of the National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

4. Powerboats. - Team Elders D14.. Powerboat D14 racing in the 2008 National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

5. Offshore Ski Racing Boat. . An offshore ski boat powers to the next turn on the course.

6. Offshore Powerboats. . A media helicopter tries to keep ahead of an offshore powerboat during the National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

7. Powerboats - An Offshore Racer. . Offshore power boats can reach speeds in excess of 200kph under good conditions.

8. Powerboats - Team Simrad powerboat - after taking the turn.. . The race boat has just rounded a turn in the National Offshore Powerboat Championship race and increases power down the straight.

9. Simrad - A heat Winner. . Simrad throttles up and races to the next turn in the National Offshore Powerboat Championships.

10. Powerboats - Maritimo Powers along the Course.. The Team Maritimo powerboat gathers speed along the course to the next turn.

11. Powerboats - Maritimo powerboat on its Trailer. . A twelve wheeler trailer and big truck are needed to transport this powerboat from race to race.

12. Launch of an Offshore Power Boat. . Lifting of the power boat by crane into the water.

 

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