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Race Classes -Formula Future

Boat racing is a family sport and when Mum or Dad get to race in a V8 powered circuit race boat, the kids can also join in and race in the Formula Future classes. The Formula Future class is a great way for kids to be involved in boat racing. While creating an excellent source of fun for the kids, it also puts them on the right track for when they want to step up to the "big boats" later in life. Girls are also a part of Formula Future racing, its definitely not boys only and power boat racing is one of the few sports that girls compete on an even level.









Formula Future boats are small outboard powered boats. There are horsepower restrictions for the respective age group classes.






RACE CLASSES

Formula Future J1  - Drivers in this class must be aged eight to sixteen years. - The power of both inboard and outboard motors used in this class is limited to 6 HP.

Formula Future J2  - Drivers in this class must be aged ten to sixteen years. It is desirable that drivers in this class obtain, if available a State Boat Authority Young Adult Licence (or equivalent). Junior J1 Class drivers, stepping up must meet the age requirement for the J2 class. The power of both inboard and outboard motors used in this class is limited to 10 HP. Purpose built or production race motors or "hotted up" motors are not permitted.

Formula Future J3  - Drivers in this class must be aged twelve to sixteen years. It is desirable that drivers in this class obtain, if available a State Boat Authority Young Adult Licence (or equivalent). Junior Class J1 and J2 drivers, stepping up must meet the age requirement for the J3 class. The power of both inboard and outboard motors used in this class is limited to 15 HP. The OMC Stock "A" motor, similar purpose built or production race motors or "hotted up" motors are not permitted.