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P1 SuperStock and AquaX are back in Gosport for the 2016 P1 English Grand Prix of the Sea, on 9-10 July.
With over 24 miles of waterfront, the Gosport peninsula represents one of the UK’s most outstanding maritime playgrounds and provides the perfect location for our drivers and riders to battle it out on the waves in pursuit of Championship glory!
Away from the racing, those interested in the town’s strong military history, most notably with the Royal Navy, can take advantage of a short boat trip to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with its numerous museums and historic ships to explore. For a more tranquil trip out, there are numerous scenic walks and some fantastic viewing points across Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. And for those who just want to kick back, relax and enjoy the racing and entertainment we have on offer, then Gosport has some great waterfront restaurants, bistros and pubs.
Boasting three marinas and home to round-the-world-sailing legends Alex Thomson and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s Clipper Ventures, Gosport really is the perfect location for our final race and we look forward to seeing you there!
By Car: From the North take the M3 all the way to Southampton, then pick up the M27 going East towards Portsmouth. Come off at Junction 10 and head south through Fareham following the signs to Gosport.
By Train: The nearest station is Portsmouth Harbour and the Gosport Passenger Ferry is approximately 90 meters from the station entrance and offers a frequent (quarter hourly) service. Visit the Gosport Ferry website for more details.
By Air: Southampton Airport provides a regular service of flights across the UK and Europe. Visit the Southampton Airport website for more details.
For information on hotels and places to stay click here for visitor information.
We are delighted to offer a unique experience on Saturday 11thJuly in the heart of the action – the P1 Race Centre! £35pp (including VAT).
All aspects of the P1 sporting entertainment are coordinated from the Race Centre and this is where the racers and riders are based when they are not out on the water or making their preparations. Race Centre Experience guests will receive exclusive access and have the opportunity get close to the action and to meet some of our competitors.You will also get to see the jet skis up close as we provide you with a special visit to the jet ski paddock and view a P1 Panther race boat.
Casual dress is acceptable throughout the weekend. We recommend bringing warm clothing and a waterproof jacket as it can get very windy on the beach.
Medical & Dietary Requirements
There are no dedicated medical facilities for guests. Please let staff know if there is anything we should be aware of. Please ensure you convey dietary requirements at the time of booking.
Please make your way to the P1 Race Centre for registration & pass collection
Tea & Coffee will be served
We will preview the day’s events, talk about the sea conditions and introduce you to the P1 SuperStock powerboat & P1 AquaX jet ski race series.
Join us for an official visit to the Jet Ski Race Pits where you will see the craft getting ready to launch.
On returning to the Race Centre, we will provide a light buffet lunch. Please ensure you let us know of any dietary requirements.
We will take a short walk to the beach to watch the freestyle display.
World Champion, Lee Stone & British Champion, Jason Bleasdalewill be on hand to answer questions
about their performance on the water, how they got into the sport and anything else you might like to know about getting into freestyle jet skiing!
Timings subject to conditions on the day
For enquiries, bookings please contact the Powerboat P1 Experience Team: Lara.johnston@PowerboatP1.com
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