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Boat Racing

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Kyle Evers, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Anyone out there into boat racing? I don't follow any series of boat racing but I must say it's almost as good as road motorsports. Some of the boats they have out now are crazy and go faster than most production cars. There is a new turbine boat that does 210mph+!

    I am hoping that sometime a good powerboat racing sim will come out because if it's done well it will be really exhilarating. I just hope that day comes sometime or another!

    See why...

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOIkgOLn0iQ[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_R0CWp3EDg[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NEGBC5b0Os&feature=related[/ame]

    The turbine boat I mentioned in all of it's glory. Be amazed!

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ORjZ8Dpa7k&feature=related[/ame]

    Edit: Just found this "Ferrari" boat, check it out for yourself. It's awesome :cool:.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFlDZ14tifE&feature=related[/ame]

    These things are limitless. Not only are they beautiful and fast, but they are some of the best sounding motor-driven machines in the world
     
  2. Never fails that I always post the threads with the least activity.
     
  3. I like unlimited Hydroplane and Off shore! Had a friend w/ a Switzer 26 and 1,000 hp single engine power! scary ain't the word for it............97 mph
     
  4. Haha, not so much comfy but fun for sure :D. The Miss Geico boat is just awesome. I think if I had enough money for it, I'd buy it then buy a cheaper car.
     
  5. Gareth Hickling

    Gareth Hickling
    Premium Member

    These look like quite good fun, V8 Jet boats in a foot of water :)

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amUf3idVlSo[/ame]
     
  6. yeah I think thats an AUSSIE type sport. seen it a few years ago and it looked like fun!
     
  7. Gareth Hickling

    Gareth Hickling
    Premium Member

    Yep, I think they do it quite a bit in New Zealand
     
  8. Thomas Hackel

    Thomas Hackel
    Honk - Forum Games Moderator

    what about this?

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBfQnLEKNmM[/ame]


    or this:

    [ame]http://www.metacafe.com/watch/165244/fast_boat/[/ame]
     
  9. That first video is awesome. Put that kind of handling in a car and now see what kind of lap times we can get ;). And the second video is amazing too, that thing is extremely fast!
     
  10. Bel;ieve it or not, someone is trying to make a Powerboat mod for rFactor! Long time ago though, might have been axed :(
     
  11. Kevin Ascher

    Kevin Ascher
    #47 Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    I think I've even seen a Powerboar broadcast at PSRTV, might be wrong though..

    Is there actually some technology in rFactor to simulate water movements?
     
  12. Not really, but I've seen a video of the mod. I think it was axed though. However I have seen servers that have hosted it.