Powerboat Racing Irish Team Records

Irish Team Records

DateRouteTeamBoatTimeAvg Speed
09.08.2020Cork-Fastnet-CorkThunderchild 2 50′2 Hrs 36 m 31 secs
29.08.2018Cork-Fastnet-CorkAllblack RacingAllblack SL442 hrs 6 m 47 s100.99 Kmh
06.07.2017Round Ireland RockallSafehaven MarineThunderchild34 Hrs 1 Min 46 secs32 knots
29.05.2016Round IrelandTeam Hibernia44′ FPT Turbo Diesel12 hr 54 m 24 s65 mph

Reference: [1-2]

Allblack Racing October 2017 [3]


New Irish and World Powerboat Records were set in 2016 by Team Hibernia (Round Ireland 2016), Safehaven Marine (Round Ireland Rockall 2017), All Black Racing (Cork-Fastnet-Cork, 2018) and Thunderchild 2 (Cork-Fasnet-Cork, 2020).



[1] Afloat (2016) Round Ireland Powerboat Record Smashed By Almost Six Hours By Team Hibernia [Internet] Available from: https://afloat.ie/sail/events/round-ireland-powerboat-record/item/32418-round-ireland-powerboat-record-smashed-by-six-hours-by-team-hibernia [Accessed 22 August 2019]

[2] Afloat (2017) Thunderchild Round Ireland Rockall Record Set [Internet] Available from: https://afloat.ie/resources/safehaven-marine/item/36450-thunderchild-round-ireland-rockall-record-set [Accessed 31 October 2020]

[3] Afloat (2018) Irish Powerboat Racing Team Claims New Cork-Fastnet-Cork Record [Internet] Available from: https://afloat.ie/power/powerboat-racing/item/40758-irish-powerboat-racing-team-claims-new-cork-fastnet-cork-record [Accessed 22 August 2019]

Social Media

[4] Powerboat NI (2020) Post, August 9, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=619836705404042&id=275064856547897 [Accessed 31 October 2020]


[5] Allblack Racing | Facebook (2018) Photo: October 15, 2017: “Allblack Racing are pleased to announce that the team will be attempting the ultimate record on Tuesday 17th October at 0400 hrs, The UIM “Monte Carlo to Venice”.” [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22467714_1297058913733214_4390073354100144208_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_eui2=AeEltfsvanTOlBKfLxdr1ChbG2yVUMLxPBDulsOSpkRQeE6c3RpuaC0EY_N5Ood6rKv5jU7v3_WtmkSu2uyyQdnFbtZk7lR9xs9e7U65rltTGA&_nc_oc=AQmkP7U08IZBO07aBpUOHjShVmTbFoAOTIDKYDgrEuxhoA9rMNuItxtjBBoG-JsX47QWSLOkUGMaryzfPBDVQuz0&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=5668dcf4a7d623a3ac8a6c987ab6878b&oe=5DDF1CC9 [Accessed 22 August 2019]


Thanks to Eoin O’Fearghaill, John Wills & Louise Wills.

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Last Updated: 31 October 2020

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