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Hooters Clearwater Super Boat National Championship
September 28 - September 30
2018 Hooters Clearwater Super Boat National Championship, now in it 10th year. Three full days of speed, power and excitement.
Staring on Friday morning, Registration and inspection for Superboats in the Dry Pits located at the Baystar Race Village at the bottom of Coachman Park with a press conference. Baystar Race Village opens at 11 am, free admission, Food and Beverage Available for purchase through the Baystar Restaurant Group. Lot of Vendors & Live Entertainment.
Friday afternoon festivities commence with a Boat Parade and Downtown Block and Party with Live Entertainment, followed by the Baystar Super Boat VIP Party at Station Square Park, Heavy Appetizers, Hosted by Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce & Baystar Restaurant Group.
Saturday morning starts early with a driver’s meeting followed with race boats launching at the Seminole Boat Ramp for some testing and tuning. The festivities continue with a Super Boat Downtown Block Party. Then in the evening on Clearwater Beach, the Sunset at Pier 60 Fireworks takes place with Vendors and live entertainment. Free Ice Cream cone with VIP Pass, hosted by Pier 60 Concessions. Then the night owls head down to Shepard’s Hotel where the night life continues all night long at Shepard’s Beach Resort VIP Party.
Sunday morning starts out early with another driver’s meeting. Then race boats begin launching at the Seminole Boat Ramp where they gather for the class groupings. VIP guests can get a close up view and watch the races live from Pier 60. The races are run in three heats and multiple classifications.The boats are fast, reaching speeds in excess of 170 mph.
After the races everyone heads over to the Clearwater Harbor and to the Marina Cantina for the After Race Party and Awards Presentation.
*Nearly All event information is from 3rd party sources and is subject to change without notice.