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Circuit Racing is an enjoyable and exciting form of Motorsport. Compared to other forms of motorsport Circuit Powerboat Racing has an extremely economical entry level & very affordable running costs. It caters for all budgets and ages.

In Ireland, there are two main types of circuit racing boat – Monohull and Catamaran and within these types there are various classes from which to choose. You can start racing as young as 10 yrs. old, (10 in NI /16 in ROI) and stay in the sport to long after you retire.

Boats with engines over 1000cc are not usually available to newcomers who must first prove themselves capable of racing safely in smaller engine capacity classes.

Powerboat Race Training Days are available as a cheap and easy way to try your hand at driving a racing boat.

SO ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RACING?

Contact either one of our affiliated powerboat racing clubs listed on this site or send an email to contact@powerboatracing.ie

Circuit Racing Clubs are made up of enthusiastic people who love their sport, they are always happy to welcome new members, their advice and help is essential to getting a good start within the sport. So to get involved, join a club, attend as many races as you can, talk to drivers, mechanics, officials and helpers. This will assist you to decide which type of boat you would like to race and will give you some idea of the equipment required and the cost.

Next step is complete an ISA powerboat training course followed by a class specific circuit racing training course.

After that is a matter of getting all your racing paperwork in order, licences etc.  (More about these requirements later)

 

CIRCUIT RACING RULE BOOKS AVAILABLE HERE TO DOWNLOAD

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UIM  International Circuit Racing Rules

http://www.uimpowerboating.com/files/6713/9522/3991/2014_rulebook_-_file_for_publication_on_web_LOCKED.pdf

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RYA National Circuit Racing Rules UK

http://www.rya.org.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/powerboatracing/2013%20Documents/PB2%202013.pdf