to the Official Website of the New Zealand Power Boat Association Inc.
The NZPBA is the governing body
in New Zealand for circuit power boat racing. The NZPBA is affiliated
to the New Zealand
Power Boat Federation Inc. who are in turn affiliated to the world
governing body the UIM (Union International Montonutique).
Here in NZ we race many types of craft on oval or triangular left hand
turn tracks which range in overall length of between 1 and 2 kilometers.
Our courses are on New Zealandís many inland waterways, lakes, rivers
and sheltered harbour's.
Circuit racing boats include Hydroplanes, Racing Runabouts, V-Bottoms
and Tunnel Boats. They range in size and speed from ten (10) foot long
with a top speed of 60 kph boats through to the big GP Hydroplanes that
are seven (7) metres in length and capable of speeds of over 250kph.
this site you will find class descriptions, race team profiles, our race
calendar, racing news, classified advertisements, contact details for
provincial clubs, drivers clubs and our national executive as well as
photo galleries of our current and past racers. There is also a growing
page of links to other boat racing sites.
Please donít hesitate
to contact NZPBA via the Secretary
or any of our
Provincial Clubs for more information on the exciting
sport of power boating.
Click on the Images Below to learn more about each Race Class in the