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Hull Design(s): Tunnel/Pickel fork

Average Size: 16-20'

Track style: Quarter Mile Straight Away

Ideal Water Conditions: Calm

Affiliated Pro Organizations: Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series

 

Brief Over View: The boats are the liquid bullets of the water pushing well over 220+ Mph in the quarter Mile. These machines came be powered by over 8000HP Monster V-8 in the top alcohol classes. This form of boat racing actually happens to be the last form of boat racing currently be aired on the main stream sports networks such as SPEED Channel thanks to the close ties between the Lucas Oil Pro Drag Boat Series and the television. Network. Although drag boat racing has been big in the west coast of the United States it has only been since recently that organizations are taking on the class in many different forms and class from Outboard Drag Boats to Top Fuel Alcohol Drag Boats..

 

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Hull Design(s): Air Entrapment 3-point tunnel

Average Size: 28-30' (Unlimited Class)

Track style: Oval, Closed Lake Course

Ideal Water Conditions: Calm to minimal chop

Affiliated Pro Organizations: H1 Unlimited

 

Brief Over View: H1 Unlimited Pro Hydroplane organizations is one of the world most well known boat racing organizations showcasing the fastest and modern hydroplanes in the world. These boats are capable of 200+ mph well being propelled by a monster turbine jet engine. These boats runs closed calm water courses how ever they do see some rough conditions once heats pick up and the boats start to fight for top positions. These machines are well recognized for their extremely wide hulls, Monster roaster tails, and blistering speeds with a sound like no other.

 

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Hull Design(s): Deep V-hull and Catamaran

Average Size: 25-51'

Track style: Oval, Ocean Course

Ideal Water Conditions: Moderate Chop

Affiliated Pro Organizations: SuperBoat International, OPA, ClassOne, P1 Super Stock

 

Brief Over View: Offshore Racing consist of the big boys of the boat racing world being on average between 25-51+ feet with horsepower of well upwards of 4,000 horsepower produced by a pair of Big Block Engines or Turbines. This popular sport became very main stream in the 80's as in quickly working to the status of Nascar in mainstream motors. Offshore racing takes place in some of the worlds most luxuries beach destinations in the world taking place on ever continent in the world.

 

More Detailed Information to come soon including hull & course examples..

 

 

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