Power Boat is a boat that has the power(thrust force) large so that the boat can run at high speed. Hull type of power boat is the hull type of planning for this type according to the character of the high-speed power boat.
Power boat widely used for activities watersporting (aquatics) and recreational beaches like wakeboarding, water skiing and fishing, but many were used to power boat racing.
Power boats generally have a length between 17- 50 ft, capacity 4-8 person, and using the type of outboard engines, inboard, sterndrive and waterjet.
Powerboat popular today include: Power catamaran, Jet boat, Runabout, Deck Boat, Bow rider, rescue boat give express cruiser. Deck Boat and bow rider does not differ much, bow rider only front deck of the boat for seating tebuka, deck while the boat almost all parts of the deck is open for seating.
Adapun Express Cruiser & Power catamaran has a large enough size with a length ranging 25 to 50 feet, equipped with the building and some rooms such as the kitchen and bedroom with 2 -4 bed. Having a large open area at the front and back of the boat and offshore performance.
Power Boat Racing
In the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have never deserted the Power Boat racing. Each country has an organization or association, APBA (American Power Boat Association) is a power boat association in the U.S. that have the biggest and more than 6000 member, and it is they who set the activity of power boat racing category in the U.S..
Power Boat racing is a very exciting watersport activities, and APBA now have hundreds of classes from several categories for. Categories for others: Inboard, Offshore, Outboards, dan Personal Water Craft (PWR).
Participants were allowed to take power boat racing aged 14-21 years but the minimum age for offshore category 18 year, and a very interesting here is that participants aged 9 year for the junior class.
Different types and forms of vessels with an attractive design present in the event
These racing, each machine is equipped with a high performance. You will be amazed with the form that follows the racing boat is, there is a funny shaped hull shape like a banana (klas superlight tunnel boat) and there are also models with shape super catamaran aerodinamys in outboard performance craft category, offshore, inboard dan champboat series.
For outboard categories are contested class of the speed 60 mph (miles per hour)up above 130 mph, inboard inboard category including class starting speed endurance 50 mph 140 mph, offshomphat speeds above categories 180 mph and the most exciting is the unlimited class with speeds above 220 mph using turbine engine-powered rocket.
Like the racing formula one racing car, Here also there is F1 ChampBoat series on special events, and held almost once a month.
If you are interested and want to follow sports that spurred this andreanalin, please join to be a member of APBA advance. Or jet ski enthusiasts who are already adept at penetrating speeds above 75 mph, you can join the competition in the category PWR. This category is still relatively new and can be followed by men, women and children aged 10-12 year.