Cowes Winners 1961 – 2015

1961 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Thunderbolt

Cowes Torquay – Thunderbolt – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Geoff Fanner

156 nm / 24.50 mph

1962 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Tramontana 1

Cowes Torquay – Tramontana – GB

Jeffrey Quill / Don Robertson / Sam Hutchins

170 nm / 36.80 mph

1963 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

A'Speranziella

Cowes Torquay – A’Speranziella – Italy

Sonny Levi / Attilo Petroni / Angus Primrose

192 nm / 40.70 mph

1964 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Surfrider

Cowes Torquay  – Surfrider – GB

Charles Gardner / Jimmy Gardner

188 nm / 48.60 mph

1965 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Brave Moppie

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Brave Moppie – USA

Dick Bertram / Mike Ritchie

198 nm / 40.70 mph

1966 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Ghost Rider

Cowes Torquay – Ghost Rider – USA

Jim Wynne / Bob Sherbert

198 nm / 41.00 mph

1967 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Surfury

 

Cowes Torquay – Surfury – GB

Charles Gardener / Jimmy Gardner / Ivor Verlander

198 nm / 53.00 mph

1968 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Telstar

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Telstar – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Charles De Selincourt

228 nm / 38.00 mph

1969 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

The Cigarette

Cowes Torquay Cowes – The Cigarette

Don Arownow / Knocky House / Clive Curtis

236 nm / 66.50 mph

1970 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Miss Enfield

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Miss Enfield II – GB

Tommy Sopwith / Charles De Selincourt / Don Shead

235 nm / 53.40 mph

1971 Daily Express International Offshore Powerboat Race

Lady Nara

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Lady Nara – Italy

Ronny Bonelli / Attilo Petroni / Franco Statua

244 nm / 38.50 mph

1972 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Aeromarine

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Aeromarine IX – Italy

Carlo Bonomi / Richie Powers / Mike Mantle

251 nm / 55.80 mph

1973 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Unowot

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Unowot – GB

Don Shead / Harry Hyams / Ronnie Hoare

255 nm / 62.20 mph

1974 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Dry Martini

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Dry Martini – Italy

Carlo Bonomi / Richie Powers / Dag Pike

255 mph / 66.80 mph

1975 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Uno

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Uno – GB

Don Shead / Harry Hyams / Ronnie Hoare

229 nm / 72.70 mph

1976 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

I Like It Too

Cowes Torquay Cowes – I like it too – GB

Charles Gill / John Hoiles / Jim Brooker

229 nm / 69.70 mph

1977 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Yellowdrama

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Yellowdrama III – GB

Ken Cassir / James Beard

229 nm / 75.10 mph

1978 Daily Express & Embassy International Offshore Powerboat Race

Kaama

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Kaama – USA

Betty Cook / John Connor / Mike Mantle

230 nm / 77.20 mph

1979 Toyota Grand Prix

Dry Martini 2

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Dry Martini 2 – Italy

Guido Nicolai / Davy Wilson / John Irving

200 nm / 64.30 mph

1980 Toyota Grand Prix

Satisfiction

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Satisfaction – USA

Bill Elswick / Paul Clauser / Richie Powers

245 nm / 79.60 mph

1981 Toyota Grand Prix

Rombo

Cowes Torquay Cowes – Rombo – Italy

Alberto Smania / Alberto Diridoni / Robin Culpan

214 nm / 47.60 mph

1982 Peter Stuyvesant Cowes International Classic

Rothmans Ego

Cowes Classic – Rothmans Ego – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

205.90 nm / 65.70 mph

1983 Peter Stuyvesant Cowes International Classic

Rothmans Ego

Cowes Classic – Rothmans Ego – Italy

Renato Della Valle / Giofranco Rossi / Tim Mellory – Pratt

192 nm / 69.00 mph

The Cowes Classic 1984 International Offshore Powerboat Race supported by Peter Stuyvesant