You must watch out some of boat races to have the idea of the real fun, action, and excitement that these races offer you. Boat races certainly are the races full of extremum action and excitement. Boat races are one of the most popular competitive water sports.
Generally organized on exotic lakes, rivers, oceans, or other bodies of water, boat races offer you nice opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of water bodies. You can mainly enjoy two types of boat races– individual boat races and team boat races. In individual boat races, single boaters take part in different categories of races, but in team boat races, teams of boaters participate in races. Boat races are classified according to the type of boats used in the races. Some of the common boat races include Drag boat races, Dragon boat races, Hydroplane races, Jet sprint boat races, Offshore powerboat races, Outrigger canoe races, Sport rowing races, Yacht races, Match races, Team races, and RC boat races.
Drag Boat Races let you enjoy the races of drag boats. The races usually take place between two drag boats over a straight quarter mile (1320 feet). Originated in China, Dragon Boat Races offer you spectacular action of racing dragon boats, which are narrow and very long human powered boats, decorated with Chinese dragon heads and tails. It’s really fun to watch teams of boaters participating in the dragon boat races. Traditionally, dragon boat races are organized to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan.
Hydroplane Races provide you the hot action of hydroplanes on rivers and lakes. Hydroplanes or Hydros, or Thunderboats are type of motorboats that are used exclusively for racing. Hydroplane Races are one of the most popular spectator sports in several countries. Jet Sprint Boat Races offer you the swift action of speed boats, which are powered by water jet propulsion rather than by conventional propellers. Offshore Powerboat Races let you enjoy the races of large, ocean-going powerboats, the boats propelled by an internal-combustion engine. These races are one of the most elite and expensive boat races, because of the extremely expensive boats and the costs of fuel involved in these races. It’s really great to watch outrigger canoes racing in outrigger canoe races. These boat races are very popular in Hawaii and Tahiti.
Sport rowing races are great to watch. These races offer you great action of sweep-oar boats that are propelled by the reaction forces on the oar blades as they are pushed against the water. You can watch a variety of sailboats used in yacht boat races. Sailboats are the boats propelled partly or entirely by sails. Team races are one of the popular forms of yacht races. Match races are regattas for two sailing boats, racing each other around a course.
RC boat races offer you real fun with radio controlled boats that are raced on water. RC boats are controlled remotely with radio control equipment fitted in boats. Sitting outside water, the participants race & control their boats with the help of hand-held transmitters and receivers within their boats.
If you looking to enjoy any of aforementioned boat races, you should hurry to grab your tickets for boat races at sea festival at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, FL. You can buy the tickets for boat races online.