Archive for August 2014

Kiwi tops the leaderboard for World SuperBoat finals

New Zealander jetsprint SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey and his navigator for the world rounds have arrived in Lebanon, Oregon for the final round of the World Jetsprint Championship this weekend after a somewhat frustrating road trip. For while his tight-knit team have worked their way through America’s famous culinary excesses, Caughey and his navigator, Shama…

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Caughey tops leaderboard at first qualifier World SuperBoat champs get underway

New Zealand SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey tops the leaderboard after the first qualifying round at the World SuperBoat championships being held in Missouri, USA this weekend. The seasoned racer was faced with a complex track at Bricks Offroad Park, with three laps each taking a different route around the seven-island course – with a total of…

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NZ to chase World SuperBoat crown with ParkerStore

New Zealand SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey and his team flew to America today to race for his fifth World Superboat crown thanks to a deal struck with Parker Hannifin, parent company of America’s ParkerStore and of his New Zealand series sponsor, ENZED.And as soon as the ink was dry he’d packed up his Sprintec boat, and handed it over…

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Christchurch Earthquake reaches Superboat World Champs

Caughey says ‘it’s sorted’ The Christchurch Earthquake has had an unexpected after-effect on the World Jetsprint Championship, as New Zealand champion Peter Caughey will not be racing with his regular navigator, Karen Marshall. Ms Marshall, a clinical nurse manager at Christchurch’s Burwood Spinal Unit, has helped take Caughey’s ENZED SuperBoat team to two of his six World and five of his nine New Zealand…

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ENZED and Caughey to campaign NZ champs

New Zealand SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey is delighted to announce ENZED will again sponsor his successful team for the New Zealand Jetsprint championship season. Chairman ENZED EAC Roger McGarry says he had no hesitation in signing Caughey up to the ENZED banner for another year. “We have sponsored Peter and his team over many years because he is so professional in his…

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