Powerboat Racing

March 25, 2019
Tom Pakradooni has been racing for almost 30 years under two sanctioning bodies: the APBA and the Can
February 28, 2019
At 76 years old, Tuffy Garrett began his rookie season with the Smith Island Crab Skiff (SICS) Association, and went on to become the 2018 points champion that very same year.
January 3, 2019
Do you know of a powerboat racer on the Chesapeake Bay worth being interviewed?
December 15, 2018
There are several powerboat racing organizations on the Chesapeake Bay that put on amazing events yea
November 20, 2018
Labor Day weekend in Crisfield means one thing—it’s time for the Hard Derby Crab Festival, now in its 71st year.
October 15, 2018
The 93rd annual Hampton Cup Regatta was held September 29-30 on Mill Creek in Hampton, VA, wi
September 21, 2018
This September, the oldest continuously running hydroplane race in America, the Hampton Cup Regatta, returns to Mill Creek in Hampton, VA, for its 93rd running.
August 23, 2018
The Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing Association's (CCWBRA) eighth annual National Championships were held August 18 at Rock Hall Yacht Club.
August 13, 2018
The Kent Narrows Racing Association's second annual Thunder on the Choptank regatta was held July 28-29 in Cambridge, MD. This is an American Power Boat Association (APBA)-sanctioned race.
July 15, 2018
The OPA Ocean City Grand Prix was held June 22-24 in Ocean City, MD. Next up is the St. Clair River Classic July 27-29 in St.
June 1, 2018
The annual CCWBRA Urbanna Cup was held May 19 in Urbanna, VA. The results are below.
May 22, 2018
The 108th Cambridge Classic took place May 19-20 at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, MD. Despite rain on Saturday, racing went on as scheduled.
May 11, 2018
UPDATE MAY 17: Due to the rain, all spectator parking has been moved to Sandy Hill Elementary School. See details below.
April 2, 2018
While it may still feel like winter out there, we are nearing ever closer to powerboat racing season on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond. Mark your calendars now to save room for all of the action.
March 5, 2018
The last race of the 2017 CCWBRA season was the annual Oktoberfest regatta, held October 21 at Rock
February 15, 2018
The final event for the 2017 Smith Island Crab Skiff Association season was held on Saturday, October 28 at Sultana Downrigging Weekend in Chestertown, MD.
January 26, 2018
Historically, Smith Island crab skiffs were used by watermen to navigate through the shallow waters around Smith Island to catch soft crabs.
December 5, 2017
Being the “new guy” in an atmosphere filled with vintage boats and vintage racers can certainly present a basket of challenges.