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Official Speed Records by NZPBA Power Boats. 

WORLD GRAND PRIX INTERNATIONAL RECORD
Mike Southward - "Shell True Blue Ladybug" at Karapiro 24/8/91 179.101mph
/ 288.173kph.

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WOMEN'S WORLD UNLIMITED WATER SPEED RECORD
Heather Spurle "C.R.C. Latimer Lodge" at Lake Ruataniwha 6/5/90 168.76mph / 271.53kph

AUSTRALASIAN RECORDS HELD BY NEW NEW ZEALAND DRIVERS
350cc 0utboard Hydro: R. Prattley "Downbeat" 71.4mph / 115.00
500cc 0utboard Hydro: J.W. Keig "Moonshot II" 90.93mph / 146.34
1250cc Hydro: G.C. Smith "Forty Four" 97.17mph / 156.38kph
1750cc Hydro: F.T. McLeod "Miss Wix" 128.93mph / 207.49kph
1750cc Displacement: F. Parker "Laser" 80.034mph / 128.798kph
2750cc Hydro: S. Mathieson "Midnight" 138.189mph / 222.383kph
3750cc Hydro: K. Ireland "Challenger" 129.696mph / 208.725kph
4500cc Hydro: K. Ireland "Challenger" 136.23mph / 219.24kph
6000cc Hydro: P.G. Knight "The Godfather" 141.77mph / 228.16kph
7500cc Hydro: P.R. Knight "Gone Heavy" 169.43mph / 272.68kph
Unlimited Hydro: P.R. Knight "The Boss" 177 .538mph / 286.386kph

NEW ZEALAND CLASS RECORDS
Grand Prix: G. Weller "G Force" 168.985mph / 271.955kph
Unlimited Hydroplane: P.R. Knight "The Boss" 177.53mph / 286.36kph
Unlimited Racing Runabout: G.Weller "Rat Attack" 135.41mph / 217.87kph
Unlimited 0utboard Hydro Tunnel: Luke Sharp "Prompt Parts" 144.132mph / 231.908kph
Formula One: Luke Sharp "Prompt Parts" 130.296mph (210.496kph)
Formula Two: S. Preece "Demon Energy" 113.119mph / 182.046kph
Formula Three: S. Coker "Howzat" 101.08mph / 162.637kph
Formula V: D. Edmonds "Samurai" 83.00mph / 133.54kph
Modified Hydroplane: S. Mathieson "Midnight" 138.189mph / 222.393kph
Grand National: S.S. Coker "Fair Warning" 138.04mph / 222.10kph
Pro-Com: G.Welier "Rat Attack" 120.17mph / 193.39kph
Series 3000: B. Mercer "Shockwave" 84.70mph / 136.31kph
Pro-Stock: M. Wotton "Bowtie Boogie" 101.15mph / 162.785kph
Mod-VP: A.Morris "Desert Storm" 103.086mph / 165.90kph
Clubmans: Q. Keen "Outrageous" 26.881mph / 43.00kph

NORTHERN ZONE CLASS RECORDS
Grand Prix: G. Weller "G Force" 168.985mph / 271.955kph
Unlimited Hydroplane: S. Coker "G.P.2." 140.596mph / 226.26kph
Unlimited Racing Runabout: G.Weller "Rat Attack" 135.41mph / 217.87kph
Unlimited 0utboard Hydro Tunnel: Luke Sharp "Prompt Parts" 144.132mph / 231.908kph
Formula One: Luke Sharp "Prompt Parts" 130.296mph (210.496kph)
Formula Two: S. Preece "Demon Energy" 113.119mph / 182.046kph
Formula Three: S. Coker "Howzat" 101.08mph / 162.637kph
Formula V:
Grand National: S.S. Coker "Fair Warning" 138.04mph / 222.10kph
Pro-Com: G.Welier "Rat Attack" 120.17mph / 193.39kph
Series 3000: B. Mercer "Shockwave" 84.70mph / 136.31kph
Pro-Stock:
Modified Hydroplane: K. Ireland "Challenger" 136.232mph / 219.24kph
Mod-VP: A. Bedford "On Parole" 83.757mph / 134.793kph
Clubmans:

CENTRAL ZONE CLASS RECORDS
Grand Prix:
Unlimited Hydroplane:
Unlimited Racing Runabout:
Unlimited 0utboard Hydro Tunnel: R Seymour "Mobil Sport 3" 125.39mph / 201.75kph
Formula One: R Seymour "Mobil Sport 3" 125.39mph / 201.75kph
Formula Two: S Hughes "Mobil " 110.479mph / 177.76kph
Formula Three: J Hargraves "Instigator" 82.95mph / 133.47kph
Formula V: D Edmonds "Samurai" 83.00mph / 138.40kph
Grand National: A Jacob "Bang On" 120.80mph / 194.36kph
Pro-Com: M Wotton "Bowtie Boogie" 101.15mph / 162.785kph
Series 3000: G Cox "Ambush" 83.235mph / 133.925kph
Pro-Stock: M Wotton"Bowtie Boogie" 101.15mph / 162.785kph
Modified Hydroplane: S Mathieson "Midnight" 138.189mph / 222.395kph
Mod-VP:
Clubmans:

SOUTHERN ZONE CLASS RECORDS
Grand Prix:
Unlimited Hydroplane: P.R. Knight "The Boss" 177.53mph / 286.39kph
Unlimited Racing Runabout:
Unlimited 0utboard Hydro Tunnel: P. Morris "Wizard Of Oz" 124.58mph / 200.50kph
Formula One: P. Morris "Wizard Of Oz" 124.58mph / 200.50kph
Formula Two: J. Scott "Venom" 102.93mph / 165.61kph
Formula Three: A. Brown "Short Circuit" 83.73mph / 134.72kph
Formula V: J.Weild "Black Ice" 81.641mph / 131.36kph
Grand National: D. Friend "Terminator" 124.413mph / 200.223kph
Pro-Com: M. Ryan "Gladiator" 108.418mph / 174.481kph
Series 3000: R. Kennett "Interceptor" 70.34mph / 113.88kph
Pro-Stock: P. Burtinshaw "Provocative" 87.04mph / 140.05kph
Modified Hydroplane: Allan Wells "Endorphin Rush" 2012 116.62mph (187.641kph)
Mod-VP: A. Morris "Dsert Storm" 103.086mph / 165.90kph
Clubmans: Q. Keen "Outrageous" 26.881mph / 43.00kph

Race Classes
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Series 3000



Pro Com


Pro Stock


Modified Hydroplane


Grand National Hydroplane


Formula 1


Formula 2


Formula 3



Clubmans


Juniors


Formula V



Mod VP



Grand Prix Hydroplane


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