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This site was last updated on the 21/2/24

Welcome to the Australian APBA website.

The A.P.B.A. is a not for profit organization which exists to control, govern and administer, formulate and enforce all racing and safety rules throughout Australia for Competition between powerboats.

It is an "association of associations", the affiliated member clubs are members of their respective State Councils, each with its own constitution. The six states plus the Offshore Council  collectively form the National Council.

Members of the National Executive are appointed annually by the states. Changes to the racing and safety rules are also voted on at the (July) annual meeting by the states and clubs.

It is internationally affiliated with the UIM, the world controlling body of the sport.

If you find information about your state that is out of date or incorrect, please contact your State Council, so they may inform the National Secretary and have it changed.

Club's, Owners and Drivers: What do you want to see here? Send any information via your State Council, and we will do our best to see it  up here.

We recommend you check individual club web sites to confirm race dates, classes etc.

Dates on this site are those advised to the APBA many months in advance. Except for allocated championship events, we have no information on what classes will be at any event.

Recent Updates

All APBA forms can be found here!

Member Protection Policy  Updated August 2023

Senior Licence Application Form   Updated August 2023

Formula Future Licence Application Form  Updated September 2023

Updated Drone Policy Updated June 2023

Referees Championship Form  Updated August 2023

Event Summary Form  Updated December  2023

Championship Claim Form  Updated August 2023

Updated Boat Owner Form  Updated September 2023

Updated Vintage & Veteran Licence Application Form Updated September 2023

Updated Novice Licence Application Form Updated September 2023

Updated Day Licence Application Form Updated September 2023

2023-2024 APBA Rule Book Updated December 2023

Offshore Specific Rules  Updated January 2024

Updated Tech Inspection Form Updated Form January 2023

Updated Australasian and Australian Championship Results  NEW

Updated Forms List  Updated September 2023

Combined Senior & Formula Future Entry Form Updated Form March  2023