Offshore

Scott Adams
District 3 Offshore Director

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Primarily the Offshore Director will be over seeing Gas Cat Offshore, Gas Offshore and Superboat.
Congratulations!!

2016 Gas Offshore Champion Dan Hermes

Scott Adams 2nd Place

Bert Arencibia 3rd Place

Gas Offshore Rules

1. Boat hull may resemble an authentic offshore APBA/UIM boat.

2. Boats must have a sponsor or a name and numbers in appropriate places not less than 1 ½ in height vertical or horizontal surface. (One on each side, and one on deck)

3. Boats must have NAMBA numbers not less then 3/8 in height.

4. Boats must run hatches that cover 75% minimum of the deck opening.
Hatches that are not part of the original hull must be in the spirit of the Offshore class.

5. Open canopies must have (2) race drivers minimum painted to represent scale-like drivers in appearance.

6. Canopies with enclosed cockpit must have painted/darkened/blacked out windshields. Painted enclosed cockpit will not require to have (2) painted drivers.

7. If any part of the boat (i.e., hatch, drivers) falls off during the heat, except for collision, the boat will receive the number of laps up to that point and will be called off the course.

8. If a boat is not able to meet minimum Offshore requirements due to a collision, that boat will be allowed to finish the event.

9. Tuned pipes will be concealed under the deck, cowl, or hatch as completely as possible.

10. Rudders, turn fins, struts, and trim tabs may be configured and located as desired.

11. Engine displacement of G-1, G-2 as well as GX-1, GX-2 up the 53cc are permitted in open offshore.

12. Offshore course will be set up according to club and offshore rules.

13. Cutting of the offshore buoy will result in a 100 point deduction.

14. You cannot cut the offshore buoy to gain a position in the race, an attempt to go around the buoy must be made. Unless you are called over by contest director, then you may continue on the regular mill course to have a legal start.

15. Boats will be inspected by offshore director the morning of the race for the following:

Please refer to NAMBA rule book Section 24, page 1.B


Superboat Offshore

1. Boats in this class must be 55 min in length and 60 inch max in length.

2. Boat Hull can be a mono style or catamarans style hull.

3. Boat hull have to resemble an authentic offshore APBA/UIM boat or have a paint scheme that resembles a real offshore boat.

4. Boats must have a sponsor or a name and numbers in appropriate places not less than 1 ½ in height. (One on each side and one on the deck)

5. Boats must have NAMBA numbers not less than 3/8 in height.

6. Boats must run hatches that cover full deck opening. Hatches that are not part of the original hull must be in the spirit of the offshore class.

7. Open canopies must have (2) race drivers minimum painted to represent scale-like drivers in appearance.

8. Canopies with enclosed cockpit must have painted/darkened /blacked out windshields. Painted enclosed cockpit will not require you to have the (2) painted drivers.

9. Tuned pipes will be concealed under the deck, cowl, or hatch as completely as possible.

10. Rudders, turn fins, struts, and trim tabs may be configured and located as desired.

11. Engine displacements of G-1, G-2 as well as GX-1, GX-2 up the 53cc are permitted. (If there are enough twins they will be split into their own class)

12. Offshore course will be set up according to club and offshore rules.

13. Cutting of the offshore buoy will result in a 100 point deduction.

14. You cannot cut the offshore buoy to gain a position in the race; an attempt to go around the buoy must be made. Unless you are called over by contest director, then you may continue on the regular mill course to have a legal start.

15. Boats will be inspected by offshore director the morning of the race.


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