Archive for December 2015

Caughey’s victorious comeback

SuperBoat ace Peter Caughey returned with a bang at round two of the Suzuki SuperBoat champs at Whanganui today. With just 10 days to rebuild his boat and body after a spectacular round-one crash, his ability to return to form was by no means certain. The Sprintec hull had needed reshaping, had its driver side cut out and replaced, and a…

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Caughey back on track for NZ champs after round-one crash

World SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey and navigator Shama Putaranui are on the road to round two of the Suzuki SuperBoat championships in Whanganui on December 27, despite the massive crash at round one which looked set to knock the ENZED boat out of contention. He’s healing well despite massive bruising and infected scrapes on his legs, and Shama’s shiner healed very quickly, but…

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Caughey shakes, rattles and rolls at SuperBoat opener

Canterbury SuperBoat racer Peter Caughey shook, rattled and rolled at the opening round of the Suzuki New Zealand SuperBoat series at Meremere on December 12. The seven-time NZ SuperBoat champ was launching a much reworked monster motor and jet unit, and logged the fastest time of the day during the qualifying rounds, with a 44.284-second…

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Caughey aims high at SuperBoat opener

World SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey is pumped just hours before he leaves his Canterbury home base en route for the opening round of the Suzuki New Zealand SuperBoat series at Meremere on December 12. “ENZED and Total are confirmed back on board as sponsors for the season and the world champs, heading into the biggest…

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