An innovator from day one!

September 18, 2021
Today over 35 years later, ABPE is looking to sustainable fuel and power source technology to take us to net-zero and beyond. But, it has to be practical, workable and acceptable to the operator. It’s so good to be harmonising passions as a new path opens up for ABPE. The ...
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During the 1970’s while I was working for Sabre Engine, a pleasant gentleman called Roy Fisher joined the company to take up the position of Contracts Manager. At the time, I was chief service engineer, and much of the records of customers and engine sales were filed in Ro...
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Website update

September 8, 2021
                   My new view is just a little piece of The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park...
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                        The 1980’s – cats, diesels and sooty water-lines, evolution in action!...
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A view from 'Down Under'!

March 31, 2019

It gets worse!

Again, draw your own conclusions! In reference to the previous post and the deep suspicion I have felt, I am now truly sad to say, that information received subsequent to that post, has unfortunately reinforced that view. I really cannot comprehend the degree to which this i...
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                                The Australian 'Supercar' Championship runs on E85...
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Instigating Evolution!

November 29, 2018
Imagine offshore powerboat racing having a public profile strong enough to make the back cover of the UK’s most prestigious national newspaper. AB with Mike Ring under Tower Bridge at the start of the London-Brighton race (1989/90?). Photo: Times Newspapers Ltd...
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I guess I have previously spelt out much of the circumstance which, in my opinion, brought about the demise of true offshore powerboat racing internationally. I have analysed the issues and ultimately concluded that – relative to professional motorsports - offshore powerbo...
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Combating Elitism!

August 13, 2018
Milling area: It’s ‘Airlie Race Week’, and over two hundred sailing boats of all sizes and classes are gathered for a week of racing and socialising. Airlie is just the warm-up for the following week when they are joined by almost as many again to contest the nearby ...
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The Poole Bay 100

I couldn’t let this week pass without commenting on the first offshore powerboat race – other than the C-T-C – in the UK for several years. Facebook, for all its faults, enabled me to follow the action quite well 12,000 miles away! The ‘Fortitudo Property Poole Bay ...
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