As you know, COVID-19 has plunged most, if not all, of us into various stages of lockdown with no end in sight. As a result of these lockdowns the APBA Offshore Council committee has made the difficult decision to cancel Rounds 4 and 5 (both scheduled for Lake Macquarie) of the 2021 Offshore Superboat Championships. With the requirements of the rules having been met with regards to minimum races, the Offshore Council is pleased to confirm the following 2021 Champions:
Supercat Extreme: Dynamic Racing #128 Andy Smith & Hayden Wyld
Supercat 1000: Global Racing # 54 Mark Gilbert, Ross Willaton & Steve Jellick
Supercat Outboard: Saracen #22 Antony DeFina & Matthew Kelly
Sports 85: Special Edition #07 Marius Pecherzewski & Patrick Boyle
Sports 65: Risky #225 Mark Swain & Josh Bossong
AUS 1: Dynamic Racing #128 Andy Smith & Hayden Wyld
The Offshore Council is also very pleased to announce that Messrs Bruce Harris and Kevin Wyld have reaffirmed their support for the Offshore Superboat Championships by agreeing to re-gift the perpetual trophies donated by them many years ago. These trophies have now been gifted as follows. The Offshore Council and the broader offshore racing community that Bruce and Kevin for their support and affection for the sport.
Sports 85: The Shark Cat Trophy
Sports 65: The Kevin Wyld Trophy Accordingly, the Offshore Council will make plans for a formal, in person, presentation of the following trophies for 2021. Details of this presentation will be announced as soon as VOVID-19 lockdowns permit.AUS 1: The Mark Lee TrophySupercat Extreme: The A.O.P.C. TrophySupercat 1000: The Challenger TrophySupercat Outboard: The J R Gilbert TrophySports 85: The Shark Cat TrophySports 65: The Kevin Wyld TrophyCongratulations and thanks to everybody that competed in the 2021 Offshore Superboat Championships.