Cowes Winners 1961 – 2014

1961 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Thunderbolt

Cowes Torquay – Thunderbolt – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Geoff Fanner

156 nm / 24.50 mph

1962 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Tramontana 1

Cowes Torquay – Tramontana – GB

Jeffrey Quill / Don Robertson / Sam Hutchins

170 nm / 36.80 mph

1963 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

A'Speranziella

Cowes Torquay – A’Speranziella – Italy

Sonny Levi / Attilo Petroni / Angus Primrose

192 nm / 40.70 mph

1964 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Surfrider

Cowes Torquay  – Surfrider – GB

Charles Gardner / Jimmy Gardner

188 nm / 48.60 mph

1965 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Brave Moppie

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Brave Moppie – USA

Dick Bertram / Mike Ritchie

198 nm / 40.70 mph

1966 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Ghost Rider

Cowes Torquay – Ghost Rider – USA

Jim Wynne / Bob Sherbert

198 nm / 41.00 mph

1967 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Surfury

 

Cowes Torquay – Surfury – GB

Charles Gardener / Jimmy Gardner / Ivor Verlander

198 nm / 53.00 mph

1968 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Telstar

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Telstar – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Charles De Selincourt

228 nm / 38.00 mph

1969 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

The Cigarette

Cowes Torquay Cowes – The Cigarette

Don Arownow / Knocky House / Clive Curtis

236 nm / 66.50 mph

1970 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Miss Enfield

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Miss Enfield II – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Charles De Selincourt / Don Shead

235 nm / 53.40 mph

1971 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Lady Nara

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Lady Nara – Italy

Ronny Bonelli / Attilo Petroni / Franco Statua

244 nm / 38.50 mph

1972 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Aeromarine

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Aeromarine IX – Italy

Carlo Bonomi / Richie Powers / Mike Mantle

251 nm / 55.80 mph

1973 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Unowot

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Unowot – GB

Don Shead / Harry Hyams / Ronnie Hoare

255 nm / 62.20 mph

1974 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Dry Martini

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Dry Martini – Italy

Carlo Bonomi / Richie Powers / Dag Pike

255 mph / 66.80 mph

1975 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Uno

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Uno – GB

Don Shead / Harry Hyams / Ronnie Hoare

229 nm / 72.70 mph

1976 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

I Like It Too

Cowes Torquay Cowes – I like it too – GB

Charles Gill / John Hoiles / Jim Brooker

229 nm / 69.70 mph

1977 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Yellowdrama

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Yellowdrama III – GB

Ken Cassir / James Beard

229 nm / 75.10 mph

1978 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Kaama

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Kaama – USA

Betty Cook / John Connor / Mike Mantle

230 nm / 77.20 mph

1979 Toyota Grand Prix

Dry Martini 2

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Dry Martini 2 – Italy

Guido Nicolai / Davy Wilson / John Irving

200 nm / 64.30 mph

1980 Toyota Grand Prix

Satisfiction

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Satisfaction – USA

Bill Elswick / Paul Clauser / Richie Powers

245 nm / 79.60 mph

1981 Toyota Grand Prix

Rombo

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Rombo – Italy

Alberto Smania / Alberto Diridoni / Robin Culpan

214 nm / 47.60 mph

1982 Peter Stuyvesant Cowes International Classic

Rothmans Ego

Cowes Classic – Rothmans Ego – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

205.90 nm / 65.70 mph

1983 Peter Stuyvesant Cowes International Classic

Rothmans Ego

Cowes Classic – Rothmans Ego – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

192 nm / 69.00 mph

The Cowes Classic 1984 International Offshore Powerboat Race supported by Peter Stuyvesant

Cinzano 1984

Cowes Classic – Cinzano – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

195.50 nm / 76.00 mph

1985 Jaguar Cars Cowes Classic

Cinzano 1985

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Cinzano – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

234.10 nm / 63.10 mph

1986 Champagne Mumm Cowes Classic

Nooxy

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Fresh & Clean Nooxy – Italy

Giovanna Repossi / Angelo Spelta / Alberto Diridoni

234.10 nm

1987 Ancasta Cowes Classic

Euromarche

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Euromarche Rocky – France

Jean Pierre Fruitier / Stefan Fruitier

257.80 miles / 79.30 mph

1988 Ancasta Cowes Classic

Cesa 1882

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Cesa 1882 – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Giorgio Villa / Dag Pike

201 nm / 85.90 mph

1989 Ancasta Cowes Classic

Gancia

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Gancia De Gancia – Italy

Stephano Casiraghi / Patrice Innocenti / Romeo Ferraris

203.4 nm / 80.32 mph

1990 Jaguar Cowes Classic

Achilli Motors

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Achilli Motors – Italy

Domenico Achilli / Alberto Brombin

193 nm / 90.98 mph

1991 Allied Leisure Cowes Classic

Iceberg

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Iceberg Ferretti – Italy

Norbeto Ferretti / TBA

190 nm / 89.09 mph

1992 Texaco Cowes Classic

Cowes Torquay Cowes

Race Cancelled – Wind Speed 70 knots

1993 Cowes Classic

SM Racer

Cowes Martini Endurance – SM Racer – Italy

Sergio Mion / Guiseppe Amati / Robin Culpan

184 nm / 91.6 mph

1994 Cowes Classic

BP Marine

Cowes Martini Endurance – BP Ugland – Norway

Andreas Ugland / Jan Hillestad / Derek Lloyd

200 nm / 51.3 mph

1995 National Express Cowes Classic

Admiral Casino Tivoli

Cowes Martini Endurance – Admiral Casino Tivoli – Austria

Hannes Bohinc / Gianfranco Zanoni / Simon Wood-Power

202 nm / 86.56 mph

1996 National Express Cowes Classic

Buzzi Buzzard

Cowes Classic – Buzzi Buzard – GB

Charles Burnett III / Peter Dredge

125 nm /45.21 mph

1997 National Express Cowes Classic

Talley Medical

Cowes Classic – Talley Medical – GB

Neil Holmes / Jim Cox

91 nm / 56.84 mph

1998 National Express Cowes Classic

Fullers_Logistics

Beaverbrook Trophy – Thunderbird – GB

Tony Dowley / Graham Peck

92 nm / 78.69 mph

1999 Cowes Classic

Thunderstorm

Thunderstorm – GB

Simon Fletcher / John Hampton

77.60 mph

2000 Honda Cowes Classic

Jotun

Cowes Classic – Jotun – Norway

Stefan Roth / Jan Hillestad

55.2 mph

2001 Honda Cowes Classic

Gincanotto

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Gincanotto – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Tim Powell / Paola Petrobelli

191.91 nm / 76.50 mph

2002 Honda Cowes Classic

Super Classic 40

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Super Classic 40 – Italy

Tommaso De Simone / Roberto Buonomo /Jose Lousimu Ismal

210.41 nm / 52.40 mph

2003 Honda Cowes Classic

Wettpunkt

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Wettpunkt.com – Austria

Hannes Bohinc / Miles Jennings / Ed Williams-Hawkes

210 nm / 78.00 mph

2004 Cowes Classic

La Gran Argentina

British International Harmsworth Trophy Races – La Gran Argentina – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Lord Beaverbrook / Antonio Binda

66.20 nm / 75.93 mph

2005 Powerboat P1

Race 1 – OSG Donzi

OSG Donzi

Giancarlo Cangiano / Stefano Cola

Race 2 – Wettpunkt.com

Wettpunkt

Hannes Bohinc / Miles Jennings / Williams-Hawkes

2006 Powerboat P1

Race 1 – Fainplast

Fainplast

Marco Pennesi / Luigi Bisceglia / Ernesto Ascari

Race 2 – OSG Donzi

OSG Donzi

Giancarlo Cangiano / Stefano Cola

2007 Powerboat P1

Lucas Oil

Race 1 – Lucas Oil

Nigel Hook / Giovanni Carpitella

Race 2 – Lucas Oil

Nigel Hook / Giovanni Carpitella

2008 Cowes Classic

Red FPT

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Red FPT – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Simon Powell / Rafael Del Pino

182 nm / 91.01 mph

2009 Cowes Classic

Cinzano

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Cinzano – Germany

Markus Hendricks / Eric Smillie / Tim Grimshaw

170 nm / 54.46 mph

2010 British Powerboat Festival powered by RB12.Com

Red FPT

Cowes 100 – Red FPT – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Simon Powell / Emilio Riganti

98.5 nm / 73.75 mph

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Red FPT – Italy

Fabio Buzzi / Simon Powell /Emilio Riganti

178.1 nm / 59.58 mph

Cowes Classic 2011

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Cowes Torquay Cowes – Cinzano – Germany

Markus Hendricks / Eric Smillie / Simon Wood Power

165 nm / 65.26 mph

Cowes Classic 2012

Microlink

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Microlink PC – GB

Vee Ganjavian / Gareth Williams

159.74 nm / 68.08 mph

Cowes Classic 2013

Going Lean

Cowes -Torquay & Torquay – Cowes – Going Lean – GB

Dean Gibbs / Dave Brown

79.24 & 89.93 nm / 85.16 mph

Cowes Classic 2014

Vector Martini Racing

Cowes -Torquay & Torquay – Cowes – Vector Martini Racing – GB

Peter Dredge / Simon Powell / Mal Crease

91.10 & 91.40 nm / 69.02 mph

Cowes Classic 2015

vector_martini_rosso

Cowes -Torquay & Torquay – Cowes – Vector Martini Rosso – GB

Peter Dredge / Simon Powell / Mal Crease / David Gandy

96.50 & 97.40 nm / 94.55 mph

Cowes Classic 2016

Cougar_46

Cowes -Torquay & Torquay – Cowes – Cougar 46 – GB

Richard Carr / Steve Curtis / Paul Sinclair

96.20 & 93.60 nm / 51.88 mph

Cowes Torquay Cowes 2017

Cowes -Torquay & Torquay – Cowes – Halcyon Connect – GB

Miles Dobson and James Sheppard

84.03 mph

Cowes Torquay Cowes 2017 Overall