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Old 07 September 2008, 02:59   #1
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Belgian Offshore Challenge 2008

Hi all

Yes, the race is here again. Sunday September 21st 2008 @ Zeebrugge. You'll find all the info for this 4th edition on this site: powerboating.be. The info is in three languages and includes the entry form.

Provisional timeschedule depending on the number of boats and jetscooters:

- 08.30 registering & scrutineering
- 10.30 briefing all participants
- 11.30 jetskiconvoy 1 departs from pits under assistance of startboat A and police
- 11.45 race 1 : start 1 st lap for jetski 1 with startboat A
- 12.00 jetskiconvoy 2 departs from pits under assistance of startboat B and police
- 12.05 end race 1 return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat A and police
- 12.15 race 2 : start 1 st lap for jetski 2 with startboat B
- 12.30 raceboatconvoy departure with startboat A and police
- 12.35 end race 2 return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat B and police
- 12.45 race 3 : start 1st lap for rib with startboat A
- 13.45 end race 3 return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat A and police
- 14.00 interludium in pits
- 15.00 jetskiconvoy 1 departs from pits under assistance of startboat B and police
- 15.15 race 4 : start 2nd lap for jetski 1 with startboat B
- 15.30 jetskiconvoy 2 departs from pits under assistance of startboat A and police
- 15.35 end race 4 return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat B and police
- 15.45 race 5 : start 2nd lap for jetski 2 with startboat A
- 16.00 raceboatconvoy departure with startboat A and police
- 16.05 end race 5 return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat B and police
- 16.15 race 6 : start 1st lap for rib with startboat B
- 17.00 end race return to the wet pit under assistance of startboat B and police
- 17.20 return pits, closing and break up of circuit
- 19.00 presentation with drink and snack.

All info: Thomas Vandamme
By the way, Thomas Vandamme, event organiser of the Belgian Offshore Challenge, participated in the Round Britain 2008 in boat nr. 12: Birretta.
And while you're on powerboating.be ... grab this video along: A Playmate. A Speedboat. A helicopter. The Gold Coast. And Bono?

Hope to see you @ Zeebrugge. And for those who missed the 3 previous editions ...
Belgian Offshore Challenge 8-9 oct 2005
Belgian Offshore 2006
Belgian Offshore 2006 - intro
Belgian Offshore Challenge 2007
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Old 24 September 2008, 05:53   #2
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As usual, very nice pictures of the 2008 race :http://fotobank.navis.be/thumbnails.php?album=71

That new Osprey Condor looks impressive!
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Old 24 September 2008, 06:01   #3
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Belgian Offshore Challenge rocks,

the weather was great, people fantastic, ... we look forward to edition 2009 !















more of our pics can be found on http://www.powerboatracing.be/boc08/


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As usual, very nice pictures of the 2008 race :http://fotobank.navis.be/thumbnails.php?album=71

That new Osprey Condor looks impressive!
Seaharrier, thx! The last picture is Thomas Vandamme, organizer of this great event! Next year it will be the 5th edition. Be there
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