Archive for February 2013

Caughey ready to rip at Hastings SuperBoat round

ENZED racer Peter Caughey’s holding first place in the NZ SuperBoat champs at the half way point, heading into round four at Hastings. But the venue’s an unknown quantity for the four-time world champ, who’ll need all his experience to beat the demanding Crownthorpe track. Caughey and his navigator, Karen Marshall, will walk the track on Saturday. “It’s had a number…

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Caughey opens SuperBoat lead at Meremere

After an incident-packed round three of the NZ SuperBoat champs at Meremere, Canterbury racer Peter Caughey has opened a lead over the rest of the pack. With defending champion Leighton Minnell retiring with a blown engine, Wanganui’s Pat Dillon crashing after crossing the line in the final qualifier only to get his boat fit to race…

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World first for jetsprint racers

The world’s first four-seater jetsprint boat has hit the water in Wanaka, ready for its public debut at round five of the New Zealand Jetsprint champs at Easter. The QuadSeata is the V8 supercar of jet boats – as different from its everyday jetboat brethren as that supercar is from your everyday Falcon or Commodore.…

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