UIM Class 1 offshore powerboat GP in Terracina Italy

Miles Jennings and Alfredo Amato produced one of the most popular and surprising results of the weekend with a simply sensational win in race 2 of the Mediterranean Grand Prix, which started to turn dramatically on its head as early as lap 8 of 15. The Anglo-Italian duo were running strongly in fourth place ahead of Poliform and were then elevated to third when Luca Formilli Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella’s race ended on lap 8 with a broken torque sensor. Two laps later race leader Victory slowed to a crawl after breaking a propeller and were passed by Zabo-Isiklar with LFF8 now up into second place.

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Be Vigilant on board the new V48

2013 has been an incredible year for Princess who have launched a large number of new boats. The Plymouth boat builder really is leading the way when it comes to investing and delivering new and exciting models and the new Princess V48 is exactly that. Sleek, dynamic and exceptionally spacious, she is a highly versatile sports yacht delivering excitement and comfort in equal measure. The WSB team has travelled down to Plymouth to take a closer look at this new arrival.

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The newly crowned World Champions finish in style at the Abu Dhabi Class 1 UIM Offshore Grand Prix 2012

Mohammed Al Marri completed their Abu Dhabi Grand Prix treble after cruising to a comfortable victory in race 2. Their seventh of the season, ends a near perfect season for the Champions, claiming top spot in the World, Middle East and Edox Pole Position Championships

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Class racing at Lake Como in Italy so fasten your seat belts its 160mph+ in the Class 1 offshore GP

Spirit of Qatar’s Ali Al Neama and Matteo Nicolini produced a simply stunning performance in this afternoon’s thriller on Lake Como to win race 2 of the Italian Grand Prix.Victory’s Arif Al Zafeen and Mohammed Al Marri just failed to pull off what would have been a remarkable win-double finishing second, with Sheikh Hassan bin Jabor Al-Thani and Steve Curtis making it a double podium celebration for the Qatari Team finishing third in Spirit of Qatar 96.

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Who has become the 2011 European Champions at 160mph in the Class 1 Italian offshore Grand Prix

Victory’s Arif Al Zafeen and Nadir bin Hendi completed the perfect weekend winning race 2 of the Italian Grand Prix to clinch the 2011 Class 1 European Championship in an incident-filled afternoon which saw Italians Luca Formilli Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella crash out.

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Pride and prejudice in the new Princess 98 Motor Yacht

The World Premier of the Princess 98 Motor Yacht took place at this year’s Southampton International Boat Show and was an immediate hit with potential customers and drove huge interest from the public. The new 98 Motor Yacht provided a showcase for the brand’s interior design expertise and, through its unique ownership, its close relationship with some of the World’s most luxurious fashion houses and fellow LVMH brands.

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