Powerboat racing

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July 19, 2012, 8:49 p.m. | None — by Kyiv Post

Formula 1 powerboat racing will take place in the water zone of the Kyiv Sea near Vyshgorod in Kyiv Oblast this weekend.

Kyiv Post

Formula 1 powerboat racing, one of the most spectacular international water sport competitions, will take place in the water zone of the Kyiv Sea near Vyshgorod in Kyiv Oblast this weekend.

China, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Qatar and United Arab Emirates are set to participate. They will drive high-speed lightweight catamarans capable of going from standstill to 200 kilometers per hour in only 6 seconds.

The racing is expected to be watched by 300 million viewers in more than 100 countries. Inaugurated in 1981, this international competition is similar to F1 for cars and similar rules apply. 

Formula 1 powerboat racing. July 20-22. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Vyshgorod. Free
To get to Vyshgorod take bus #1, #397 at Heroiv Dnipra metro stop
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