The 58th Cowes-Torquay powerboat race will see teams, including Fortitudo competing for the famous British Harmsworth Trophy over the August Bank Holiday weekend (25th/26th August 2018). There are over thirty-two boats already entered, including boats from the UK, America, Belgium, Sweden, and Bermuda, this year promises to be the biggest for many years. The race takes places over a 200-mile reach and is known as one of the toughest powerboat challenges. You will be able to view the race from both Boscombe and Bournemouth Pier at approximately 10:15 am, with speeds of over 110 MPH. The team at Fortitudo look forward to welcoming you there.
Suggested viewing points for islanders
• Boscombe Pier
• Bournemouth Pier
• Cowes Yacht Haven
• Cowes Parade and Green
• Egypt Point
• Yarmouth Pier
• Fort Victoria
The team at Fortitudo are pleased to announce that this year we are the title sponsors of The Bournemouth Rugby Club.
Fortitudo are pleased to announce that the development of the Portman Hotel, Ashley Road, is now sold. Fortitudo were able to receive planning permission from Bournemouth Borough Council for twenty-two residential units. For more information please subscribe below.
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