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Royal Albert Dock welcomes a weekend of water sports

Aqua Adrenaline, a premier event management company specialising in extreme water sports, as announced the highly anticipated Powerboat, Waterski and Aqua bike Race will take place at Royal Albert Dock.

The thrilling event will take place at Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, and on the River Mersey for Round 3 of the British Championships on Saturday, July 22nd, 2023, and Sunday, July 23rd, 2023.

Royal Albert Dock welcomes a weekend of water sports
Photo Credit – Paul Easton

Powerboat, waterski, and Aqua bike racing at Aqua Adrenaline brings together adrenaline junkies, water sports enthusiasts, and spectators from all over the world to witness the pinnacle of on-the-water racing.

Participants will showcase their exceptional skills and push the limits of speed and precision as they navigate the challenging course, offering an exhilarating experience for both racers and spectators. With over 25 aqua bikes and F1 powerboats entered in each race, the event promises non-stop excitement and unforgettable moments across the weekend.

Royal Albert Dock welcomes a weekend of water sports
Photo Credit – Paul Easton

The aqua bikes, with top speeds reaching 90 mph, will demonstrate breathtaking agility and speed, while the F1 powerboats, capable of reaching speeds up to 80 mph, will showcase their raw power and precision on the water.

Bob McCarthy, President of Aqua Adrenaline said:

“We are thrilled that the Powerboat, Waterski and Aqua bike racing will take place on the River Mersey in Liverpool.

“This event will bring together some of the country’s top racers, who will battle it out on the water, leaving spectators breathless with their skill and daring manoeuvres. We invite everyone to join us for an unforgettable weekend of heart-pounding action.”

Spectators can anticipate a thrilling atmosphere; alongside the racing on the River Mersey, there will be a variety of displays taking place in Albert Dock, Salthouse Dock and Dukes Dock.

Royal Albert Dock welcomes more than six million visitors each year. Home to some of Liverpool’s top independent restaurants, enjoy dockside dining at venues including Maray, Madre, Luyalita and more. Those looking to make a day of it can also explore an array of world-class attractions including Tate Liverpool and Maritime Museum and take home amemento from the dock’s range of shops.

Sean Morrison, estate manager at Royal Albert Dock said:

“We’re delighted to host an exhilarating weekend of high-speed water sports at the dock.

The Powerboat, Waterski and Aqua Bike Race promises to showcase the dynamic energy of our historic waterfront and we welcome visitors to soak up the dock’s vibrant atmosphere al fresco style while experiencing this spectacular event.”

Aqua Adrenaline’s Powerboat, Waterski and Aqua bike Race is open to both professional racers and amateurs looking to experience the thrill of high-speed water sports.

If you’ve never witnessed Fly Boarding, you are missing out! Fly Boarding is where a rider stands on a board connected to a long hose; the water is forced into a pair of boots that jets the rider to fly up to 22m (72ft) in the air! Alongside the Flyboarding will be Hovercraft and Aqua bike displays – not to be missed.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday 22nd July and Sunday 23rd July 2023
  • Time: Races start at 10:00 AM and continue until late afternoon
  • Location: The River Mersey and Royal Albert Dock LiverpoolNo tickets are required to watch this event; just turn up!

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