Archive of: August, 2016

  • This weekend! The very first Clevedon Thundercat powerboat race!

    This weekend! The very first Clevedon Thundercat powerboat race!

    23 August 2016

    In less than one week Clevedon seafront will be alive with the sound of 20 powerboats for what is shaping up to be the start of a great addition to the town’s attractions.

    “This years’ event will be the first of many, so we have intentionally kept the event simple.  It is important that it...

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  • Clevedon Chamber presents... Thundercat Powerboat Racing!

    07 August 2016

    Powerboat racing will thrill crowds in Clevedon this month

    (Article courtesy of North Somerset Times, 5th August 2016 url:

    Picture: Mike Powell Photography

    ThunderCat Racing UK will descend on the town from August 27-28 for rounds nine and 10 of its official championship series which will be held between Clevedon Pier and Marine Lake with races consisting of long-distance and shorter races.

    The event is being organised by Paul Anslow, Clevedon Chamber of Commerce chairman, who has praised the collaboration with other groups in the town, including Clevedon School business students who will organise a VIP area on the pier.

    He said: “The ThunderCat racing event is the chamber of commerce’s contribution to the Clevedon 2020 effort to raise the profile of Clevedon as a destination.

    “We have also been extremely pleased with the huge amount of collaboration throughout the project involving North Somerset Council, Clevedon School and the pier...

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