Archive for January 2016

Caughey second in World SuperBoat championship

Defending World SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey is philosophical about handing the title trophy over to rival Glen Head. After all, at least a Kiwi won – and in a Sprintec boat Caughey built. “From where we started and where we were last night, with engine gremlins with the fuel pump and the boat not really dialled into the track, to where…

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Caughey calling airlines in hunt for world title

Defending world SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey is calling airlines and calling in favours in a bid to get a vital part to New Zealand before the flag drops on the final round of this year’s ENZED UIM World Jetsprint Championship at Baypark. A malfunctioning fuel pump sucked power from his boat at Meremere’s round last…

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Kiwis defend World SuperBoat title on home turf

World SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey will defend his title in New Zealand this year, with round one of the ENZED UIM Jetsprint World Championship at Meremere on January 23 and 24. Ross and Jeremy – his spannermen – are towing the boat on its custom-built Trojan trailer onto the ferry today, world champion navigator Shama Putaranui is polishing the trophy she’ll carry north…

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