In mid-September the Hopatcong State Park will be filled the thrill and the excitement of national power boat championship on September 14 - 15, 2019.
NOTE: The dates have been updated to correctly reflect the actual race dates.
The races, sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association, are for the New Jersey State Championships and the NJ Governor’s Cup, which means that racing teams can important points for winning National titles, so expect the boats to go all-out to win this top class event.
The races run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and there is a $5 fee per person.
For these races, the New Jersey State Power Boat Championships will feature the “Inboard” and Stock Outboard” categories. Competing boats are divided into classes based on hull size, type, weight, engine size, and modifications allowed.
The race length is five miles long, with racers taking five trips around a mile long course in full view of the spectators. As the course at the Lake Hopatcong State Park offers wider turns, while still keeping the boats far enough off shore to keep spectators safe. Plus, the sloped lawn at the state park offers an excellent and unique view of the boats as they come towards the spectators while on the front straight and go through turn one.
New Jersey State Championships Power Boat Races
- Location: Hopatcong State Park, 6 Lakeside Boulevard, Landing NJ
- Dates: September 14 - 15th, 2019
- Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00PM
- Cost: $5 per Person
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