British Powerboat Festival 2010

The countdown to the 2010 British Powerboat Festival has begun, with on and off water action set to make this Bank Holiday weekend one to remember in Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

With 50 craft expected, it is the largest assembly of powerboats anywhere in the world this year.

Timetable:

Thursday, 26th August

10:00 – 00:00: Cowes Yacht Haven RB12.com Race Village - bar, food court, live music, street entertainers, and merchandising stalls

15:00: Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter display

TBC: Red Arrows fly-past

Friday, 27th August

10:00 – 00:00: Cowes Yacht Haven RB12.com Race Village
 
09:45: Competitor convoy to start line begins

10:30: Race Start at Hurst Point for UIM Marathon World Cup Heat 1 – Cowes 100

12:30: First boats expected to cross the finish line

14:15: Laurels and Champagne – Cowes Yacht Haven

15:00 Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter display

Saturday, 28th August

10:00 – 00:00: Cowes Yacht Haven RB12.com Race Village - bar, food court, live music, street entertainers, and various merchandising stalls

12:00: Thundercat Racing

15:00 Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter display

Sunday, 29th August

10:00 – 00:00: Cowes Yacht Haven RB12.com Race Village

09:15: Competitor convoy to start line begins

10:00: Race Start at Hurst Point for UIM Marathon World Cup Heat 2 - Cowes Torquay Cowes

11:00: Race Start Cowes Poole Cowes Basic Race

12:15: First boats expected to cross the finish line (Cowes Poole Cowes)

13:30: First boats expected to cross the finish line (Cowes Torquay Cowes)

14:15: Laurels and Champagne - Cowes Yacht Haven

 21:00 / Dusk: Firework Display

 For more information on the British Powerboat Festival, log on to www.britishpowerboatfestival.com, www.cowes2010.co.uk and www.rb12.com.

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