The Cowes to Torquay to Cowes powerboat race is for UIM Marathon Class boats of varying engine capacity and hull length.
Competitors will come ashore for a prize giving ceremony giving residents and visitors the opportunity to view the boats up close. Following the break, the boats will line up to start the race back to Cowes, giving spectators a real treat. At 9am, the boats will leave Cowes to race over to Torquay, there will be a parade lap at 1.15pm off Haldon Pier and then at 1.30pm, the boats will begin their race back to Cowes. One of the best viewing points is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel! Check out for more information on race times.