Sanctioning Bodies and Associations

American Powerboat Association (APBA)
Great Lakes Offshore Powerboat Racing Association (GLOPRA)
Offshore Professional Tour (OPT)
Pacific Offshore Powerboat Racing Association
Puerto Rico Offshore Association
SBR Superboat
U.S. Offshore


P.O. Box 462926
Escondido, CA 92046
A monthly magazine dealing with the powerboat performance, reviews, and racing.

The Racer's Edge
1402 West Ocean Ave.
Lantana, FL 33462
A monthly newspaper dealing with most forms of powerboat racing, results, and schedules.

Vapor Trails
8962 Bainford Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Monthly Offshore oriented magazine dealing with several aspects of the sport.

War on the Water
TFT Inc.
P.O. Box 2861
Covina, CA 91722
A magazine by racers and enthusiasts for racers and enthusiasts. This new magazine is the product of the Pacific Offshore PowerBoat Racing Association, and presents the most current and comprehensive information available on West Coast Offshore Powerboat Racing, in addition to coverage of the major national races.


Aero-EFX/ Competition Offshore
Mike Saint-Armand- Executive Producer
Competition Offshore is now a Television program cover roughly 2/3 of the U.S. and is on a total of 12 regional sports networks. There is two differnt version, one covering the action on the west coast (Popbra) and a east coast version covering GLOPRA and MOPRA. All total twenty programs will be produced this year. Networks that are carrying the Competition Offshore program:

Freeze Frame Video
212 Hampton Rd. East
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
516-226-5755 Fax
The oldest and most established producer of offshore racing videos and stills in the United States. Jeff has photos and videos that date back many years, and possesses one of the biggest photo archives in the offshore racing community.

Performance Rigging

Blue Lightning Marine
33 River Road
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
203-532-0117 Fax

Bobby Moore's Custom Marine
3016 N.E. 188 Street
Miami Beach, FL 33180
305-931-3177 Fax

GPS Consultation and Training

Hart Navigation
2112 Thornton Rd.
Austin, TX 78704

Boat Manufacturers

Douglas Marine
Box 819
Douglas, MI 49406
Best known for the Skater line of boats, Douglas Marine is one of the premiere boat builders in the world.

Fountain Powerboats

Lergodsgatan 1
417 07 Gothenburg
Phone +46 31 230405
fax +46 31 823359
Builds the Hydroline and the Hydrolift line of powerboats.

phone +47 66 919572
fax +47 66 918740
Builds the Hydrolift line of powerboats

Ocke Mannerfelt Design Offshore Racing Team - Home of the Bat Boat

Phantom Racing Boats
Will Smith, Designer, Builder, Owner
2048 Princeton St
Sarasota, Fl. 34237
Phantom custom builds high performance racing, pleasure and long range diesel fishing boats. Hulls range from 29 to 50 ft. Phantom had 9 boats running in 1995 Off shore racing circuits and has 6 new boats comming onto the scene in 96.

On the Internet

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Last Modified: Sunday, August 11, 1996