2024 Ocean Cup

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Powerboat racing, first recognized Point to Point endurance races

By the mid-1990s, powerboat races were rarely held running up and down a shoreline for a pre-determined Embracing the heritage of powerboat racing, Ocean records designed for adventurers with sea-worthy craft offshore passages.

Unlike circuit races held within sight of land, Ocean Cup "Over the Horizon", Point to Point endurance challenges

Man and machine take on the forces of nature for a true of preparedness, persistence, and navigation skills.

recognized as a sport in 1904, began as Long Distance frequently spanning hundreds of miles of open ocean. held offshore, instead becoming a track-style circuit race pre-determined number of laps.

Ocean Cup presents a series of long-distance world speed craft capable of undertaking independent, extended Cup competitions are once again challenges crossing open ocean. true test



Established in 1922, the Union Internationale Motonautique is the world governing body for all powerboating activities. The UIM is fully recognized by the International Olympic Committee.



Founded in 1903, the American Association is the sole powerboat racing in the is the sanctioning authority

Every year APBA sanctions nationwide in 13 different




American Power Boat

sole governing body for the United States and authority for the UIM. sanctions over 150 races different categories.


Since 2013, Ocean Cup has working closely with APBA and UIM to produce World Speed Records designed for sea worthy, offshore craft capable of undertaking independent, extended offshore passages in unprotected waters.

Photo Firedrill Productions


A Unique Boutique Brand

Reviving and respecting the history of offshore racing Teams race against the clock, not each other; providing Environmentally friendly with programs dedicated

The most technologically advanced series designed

Live stream incorporates fleet tracking, satellite feeds

The real world, open ocean test bed for manufacturer's

Owned 100% by Janet Wilson & Nigel Hook - Trademarks

Exclusive sanctioning rights for UIM World Long Distance/Point

Exclusive sanctioning rights for Center Consoles as Family teams and boat owners welcome - #AdventureCalling

Family Teams Join

Eric Krystal & Michael Father & Daughter

Ocean Cup® Brand with a Deep History

racing providing a safer racecourse dedicated to ocean education and conservation programs designed for fan engagement feeds of video / audio, and engine telemetry manufacturer's equipment

Trademarks for Ocean Cup® and for Rum Run® Distance/Point to Point records in the USA as well as traditional offshore race boats


Michael Drury Daughter Team

Join the Adventure

Austin & Mike Carver Father & Son Team
OCEAN CUP WORLD Going Over the Horizon Year Team Time 2021 A Cat >45 Lucas Oil JHook 1:00:10 112.19 2022 A Cat >45 Lucas Oil JHook 1:12:54 92.59 2020 A V <30 Early Detection 1:57:40 57.365 2020 A V 30-50 Lucas Oil SilverHook 1:19:28 84.56 2022 A V 35-40 Copelands Raymarine DNF 2023 B V <30 Jolly Roger II 1:35:00 71.05 2023 B V <30 Revelation Racing 1:38:59 68.19 2022 B V <30 Jolly Roger II 1:42:31 65.84 2021 B V <30 Ultimate Boat Racing 1:46:36 63.32 2022 B V <30 Revelation Racing 1:53:16 59.59 2023 B V 30-35 Heat Wave Racing 1:56:39 57.87 2023 B V 40-45 Miss Wex 1:31:17 73.95 2023 B V >45 Patriotic Duty 1:17:10 87.47 2022 B V >45 Patriotic Duty 1:24:00* 80.36* 2021 B V >45 Patriotic Duty 1:36:00 70.32 2021 B V >45 APISA 1:41:15 66.67 2021 CC V 35-45 MTI Center Console 1:31:05 69.92 2023 B V >45 Patriotic Duty 5:18:39 78.14 2013 V 30-50 APISA 9:50:51 42.14 2017 n/a n/a 30-50 Lucas Oil SilverHook 1:18:03 78.74 2017 n/a n/a 30-50 Lucas Oil SilverHook 5:41:59 48.63 2022 A Cat >45 Lucas Oil JHook 0:58:04 103.66 2019 A V 30-50 Lucas Oil SilverHook 1:03:43 94.35 2022 B V >45 Cigarette Racing Team 1:07:10* 89.51* 2023 A Cat >45 Ocean Cup . com 1:15:04 102.31 2023 A V 35-40 Copelands Raymarine DNF 2023 B V <30 Revelation Racing 2:09:29 59.31 2023 B V >45 APACHE 1:37:13* 2023 B V >45 Patriotic Duty DNF 2023 CC V 35-40 Fountain Center Console 1:50:14* 69.67* 2018 130 Cat 30-50 Motul Monster 0:47:43 101.69 Class San Francisco to Long Huntington Beach around Catalina Key West to Cuba & Key Palm Beach to Freeport Grand Palm Beach to West End Trinidad to Tobago


Horizon Since 2013 Ave Pilots 112.19 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson 92.59 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson 57.365 Chris Reindl & Leigh Ann Baughman 84.56 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson Andy Copeland & Jeff McCann 71.05 Nigel Hook & Tim Pattison 68.19 Michael Drury & Kristal Drury 65.84 Kyle Lancon & Tim Pattison 63.32 Findley Gillespie & Bruce Dudley 59.59 Michael Drury & Chris Camire 57.87 Brian Creech & Matt Field 73.95 Eric Weichselbaum & Machs Weichselbaum 87.47 Tony Adams, Steve Seaton & Allen Bellinghausen 80.36* Tony Adams & Steve Seaton 70.32 Tony Adams & Steve Seaton 66.67 Lance Ware & Walter Ware 69.92 Austin Carver & Mike Carver 78.14 Tony Adams, Steve Seaton & Allen Bellinghausen 42.14 Nigel Hook & Lance Ware 78.74 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson 48.63 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson 103.66 Nigel Hook & Jay Johnson 94.35 Nigel Hook &Michael Silfverberg 89.51* Pete Riveiro & Shawn Steinert 102.31 Nigel Hook, Nick Pjatikin & Tim Pattison Andy Copeland & Jeff McCann 59.31 Michael Drury & Kristal Drury 79* Lorne Liebel, Bobby Latham & Ryan Beckley Tony Adams, Steve Seaton & Allen Bellinghausen 69.67* Simon Williams & Jon Lynch 101.69 Joey Sabeeney & Peter Peake Long Beach (2013 and 2023) Catalina (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) West to Cuba and Back (2017) Grand Bahama (2019 and 2022) End Bahamas and Back (2023) - The Great Race (2018)

Nigel Hook and Jay Johnson

V-Hull 30-50'

2017 Key West to Cuba

Key West

Guinness World

SilverHook GP48 Twin Mercury 1350/1550 QC4v

1 hours 18 minutes 39 seconds - Average: 78.74 mph

2017 Key West to Cuba and Back

5 hours 41 minutes 59 seconds - Average: 48.63 mph



to Cuba

Record Holder


The Historic Gateway

The Gateway Marathon was a classic offshore endurance Cup and international race promoter Powerboat P1 revived Straits of Florida in a 200-mile round trip.

First recognized as a sport in 1904, offshore powerboat frequently spanning hundreds of miles of open ocean. in a track style format where even the outside leg can

Keeping alive the true spirit of powerboat racing, the designed for sea worthy, offshore craft capable of competing The worlds biggest race track!

Gateway Marathon

endurance race held between 1964 and 1969. In 2019, Ocean revived the Gateway Marathon which twice crosses the powerboat racing began as point-to-point, endurance races ocean. In the mid-1990s, offshore became near-shore racing can be clearly seen from the shoreline.

the Ocean Cup World Speed Record competitions are competing in offshore racing across the open ocean.

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The Gateway June 6-9, Palm Beach to West End, Bahamas Host Hotel The Ben, Autograph Collection 251 N Narcissus Ave. West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Gateway Marathon
2024 Bahamas and Back - 128 Miles Dry Pits Currie Park Boat Ramps 2400 N Flagler Dr. West Palm Beach, FL
Wet Pits
Resort 98 Lake Drive Palm Beach Shores,
Sailfish Marina
FL 33404

The Ben West Palm June 6-8, Palm Beach to West End,

- Official Host Hotel

6-8, 2024

End, Bahamas and Back

Sailfish Marina Resport June 6-8, Palm Beach to West End,

Resport - Wet Pits

6-8, 2024

End, Bahamas and Back


San Francisco to Marina

SMASHED 415 MILE RECORD Marina Del Rey to Long Beach

Tony Adams, Steve Seaton, & Allen Bellinghausen OUTERLIMITS GTX Twin Mercury 1100/1350 QC4v Class: B V-Hull >45'

2023 San Francisco to Marina Del Rey to Long Beach 4 hours 55 minutes 33 seconds

Average: 78.14 mph Time: 5 hours 18 minutes 39 seconds

2023 Huntington Beach around Catalina

Average: 87.47 mph Time: 1 hour 17 minutes 10 seconds

Firedrill Productions




Palm Beach to West End, Bahamas and Back

World Record Holders -

APACHE 47 Hull #1 Class: B >45'

Average: 79mph Time: 1 hour 37 minutes 13 seconds

Lorne Liebel, Bobby Latham, and Ryan Beckley

Ocean Leader in Technology

Fans, Friends, and Family are Technology - The shot of adrenaline living room. Gone are the days when broadcasts to follow the action. Starlink in a new era of live streaming, allowing aboard, practically tasting the salt of the action on their smartphones where they are.

Fans around the world will be part

Satcom Direct

Satellite Equipment & Bandwidth Sponsor since 2013

Providing PTT and Tracking Units At Event Technical Support Starlink

Tested in 2022 at Cape Canaveral

Streaming data, two cameras & cockpit audio

2023 San Francisco to Long Beach Star Stream

2023 San Francisco to Long Beach

2023 Huntington Beach around Catalina



are Part of YOUR Adventure adrenaline needed to place offshore into your when fans had to rely on television Starlink technology has ushered allowing enthusiasts to jump salt water, as they catch all smartphones or tablets, no matter part of YOUR journey.

Ocean Cup ®


System Streaming


Patriotic Duty

Streaming Live Video and Audio

Palm Beach to West End, Bahamas and Back

2023 World Record Holders - Jon Lynch & Simon Williams

Class: Center Console 35-45'

Fountain 38SC with Triple Mercury 450R

Average: 69.67mph Time: 1 hour 50 minutes 14 seconds



Rum Run® Huntington Beach around Catalina

2021 World Record Holders - Austin Carver & Mike Carver

Class: Center Console 35-45'

MTI 42-V with Quintuple Mercury 450R

Average: 68.92mph Time: 1 hour 31 minutes 5 seconds

Photo: Daren Van Ryte

Racing Safer

Since 2013, 31 teams have entered Ocean Cup competitions racing more than 4,000 miles in the open ocean without incident. Thirty of these 31 teams finished under their own power!

Point to Point courses are defined with fixed landmarks such as piers, lighthouses, and islands. Sea beds are not disturbed by anchored buoys.

Rally Style Racing is Safer

You are racing against the clock ... not each other

No green flag jitters ... start when YOU are ready

No red haze ... no deck to deck racing

No corners ... yes, most accidents occur in corners Training

Sea Survival Certificate

First Aid Certificate

VHF License

Dunk Test (enclosed canopy)


Life Rafts & Flares

AIS Trackers

Satellite Tracking

First Aid, Mirrors, etc.

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Putting OCEAN back in OFFSHORE


June 6-8 Palm Beach to West End and Back, Grand Bahama Sept. 12-15 Miami around Sapona - Bimini, Bahamas Oct. 2-6 Huntington Beach around Catalina, California TBC 2025 Marathon around Sand Key, Key West, Florida Neil London +1 954.296.5204 Neil@OceanCup.com Ronald Saja +1 561.301.7283 Ronald@OceanCup.com Tanya Jobin +1 813.731.7728 Tanya@OceanCup.com OCEAN CUP 2024
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