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In Pictures - Zapcats in Plymouth

Zapcat Racing

There were 25 teams of Zapcat racers in Plymouth Sound for rounds 7 & 8 of the Zapcat National Championships on Saturday and Sunday.

Zapcat Racing

Torrential rain and heavy winds on Saturday were replaced by calmer racing conditions on Sunday.

Zapcat Racing

Zapcats are capable of speeds approaching 50mph.

Zapcat Racing

Spectators were able to enjoy a panoramic view of the action across Plymouth Sound.

Zapcat Racing

State of Mind, a team of Royal Marines, are now eighth in the Zapcat Championship following the action in Plymouth.

Zapcat Racing

All Zapcats are built to the the same design, weigh less than 150kg and have a 50hp out-board engine.

Zapcat Racing

Rain stayed away on Sunday, but strong winds continued to provide testing conditions for the teams.

Zapcat Racing

Blue Sheets Racing took the top position on the podium on both days of competition to retain their lead at the top of the Zapcat Championship.

Zapcat Racing

State of Mind cross the finishing line in Plymouth Sound on Sunday afternoon.

Zapcat Racing

The next round of the Zapcat Championship is in Barry Island, Glamorgan on 1-2 August.



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