The Bermuda Power Boat Association (BPBA) hosted their Annual General Meeting recently.
Members who did turn out demonstrated commitment and wanting the best for the BPBA.
A total of eight Executive Members were retained including the commodore Robert Cardwell and Deputy Commodore David Selley. Also retained were Secretary Janae Nesbitt and Treasurer Richard Davidge, Andrew Cottingham is a new appointment voted in as Rear Commodore.
Bermuda Power Boat Association 2018/19 Committee
Commodore - Robert Cardwell (retained) Deputy Commodore - David Selley (retained) Rear Commodore - Andrew Cottingham (new appointment) Secretary - Janae Nesbitt (retained) Treasurer - Richard Davidge (retained)
Jody Carreiro (retained) Matthew J Smith (retained) Mark Selley (retained) Andrew Osborne (retained) Craig Nesbit (new appointment) Clayton Hawshaw (new appointment)
A fund raising subcommittee was also established consisting of:
Steve Bridges Keith Bridges Shawn Butterfield
Commodore Cardwell said, “A big thank you to the executive team who opted to retain their seats and to the new members on the team. Also a big thanks to the members who have agreed to assist us with commitment to fund raising. I am satisfied that we have all the right people in the right places to build success!!
The executive recognize that we do not quite have the BPBA in the strong position that we would like it to be in. To get it there the executive will work hard on a number of behind the scenes initiatives but we also need the full and consistent support of our membership.”
Sunday, October 07, 2018
BPBA National Series-Grand Prix & Awards 2018
The Bermuda Power Boat Association ended their season with the 3rd race of the 3 Race Nationals Series and the Spanish Point Boat Club Grand Prix.
Following racing off the Spanish Point Boat Club the 2018 Awards were presented.
Nationals Race Results
290 points David Selley & Mathew Smith 190 points Ryan Davidge & Hayne 171 points Jody & Tony Carreiro father/son
280 points Sadune & Rickai Raynor 100 points Mark Selley & Jordan Fletcher 100 points Cleveland Maybury & Joshua Usher 90 points Shae Johnson & Esperanza Sabrado
1st David Selley & Mathew Smith 2nd Shaki Easton & Shane Madeiros 3rd Cleveland Maybury & Joshua Usher 4th Ryan Davidge & Hayne 5th Craig Nesbitt Sr. & Craig Nesbitt Jr.
Round the Island
Flag Honors - David Selley & Mathew Smith (New Record)
0:55:11 Mathew Smith & David Selley 0:56:04 Shaki Easton & Shane Medeiros 0:59:40 Ryan Davidge & Richard Davidge
0:57:02 Quince Dowling & Tai Bean 1:04:35 Cleveland Maybury & Joshua Usher 1:06:30 Craig Nesbitt Sr. & Craig Nesbitt Jr.
1:05:43 Geoffrey Willoughby & MaKinday Johansen
0:40:09 Andrew Cunningham & Henry Talbot 1:10:56 Justin Renaud & Daric Seymour
Friday, September 28, 2018
Powerboat Race Called Off for Sunday
Unfortunately the weather is not cooperating to have the final Bermuda Power Boat Association Race this Sunday, September 30th.
According to the Commodore Robert Cardwell said, “The forecast calls for 22 knots from the north.”
“Racing for this Sunday and prize giving is postponed to Sunday 7th October at Spanish Point Boat Club,” concluded Cardwell.
Sunday, August 12, 2018
RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race 2018
The 2018 RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race was held today with a fleet of 17 boats registered to race.
Four A Class boats began the race powering out of Ferry Reach heading up the North Shore before heading into Hamilton and then west around Five Star Island and then Dockyard around the head and down the South Shore before going around St. David’s head, back onto the North shore and back into the pillions and to the finish line.
David Selley and Matthew Smith dominated the race and took class honors, also setting an A Class record clocking 55:11, Shaki Easton and Shane Madeiros were second in the Class clocking 56:04.
The B Class was the largest class this year with eight boats racing through the startline, Quince Dowling and Tai Bean powered their boat to the Class Line honors stopping the clock in 57:02, Cleveland Maybury and Joshua Usher were second in 1:04:35.
Despite incurring a 9 minute penalty assessed due to incorrect start the D Class honors went to Geoffrey Willoughby and MaKinday Johansen who crossed the line in 1:05:43.
Andrew Cunningham and Henry Talbot clocked a time of 40:09 to claim the S Class honors.
2018 RUBiS Around the Island Powerboat Race Class Results:
A – Class
0:55:11 Mathew Smith & David Selley 0:56:04 Shaki Easton & Shane Medeiros 0:59:40 Ryan Davidge & Richard Davidge DNF Jody Carreiro & Tony Carreiro
B – Class
0:57:02 Quince Dowling & Tai Bean 1:04:35 Cleveland Maybury & Joshua Usher 1:06:30 Craig Nesbitt Sr. & Craig Nesbitt Jr. 1:19:15 Esperanza Sobroda & Shae Johnson 1:26:40 John Cook & Sanchea Douglas DNF Rodrae Wilson & Sanjay Ramatar DNS Jordan Fletcher & Mark Selley