Driver Name: Vince Berridge
Navigator : Jade Berridge/Dominic Lewis
Boat : Phantom 19
Engine : Yamaha 130
Class : 2
Race Number : 27
Vince and Jade Berridge (Father and daughter team) & substitute Nav Dominic Lewis is new to the sport.
Vince started boating with an Uncle in Poole as a youngster and became interested in the idea of power-boating in 2010. He had never raced powerboats before Jersey Grand Prix of the Sea in 2011. In Hull 2011, Black Magic a Cougar 150 won the match racing, posting the fastest P1 150 time, and Pilots Pilot at the end of the year. Vince also accomplished the national speed record at 53.834mph at Coniston Powerboat record week In Black Magic in 2012.
For 2014 Vince returned to the P1 SuperStock fold for his debut season in a P1 Panther the Allam Marine boat alongside Jade and they jumped in the Visit Wales P1 Panther the following year. In the grand finale in Bournemouth they secured a career's best position of third in the overall Championship.
Driver Name: Simon Harding
Navigator : Mark Lloyd
Boat : Phantom 18
Engine : Mercury 135
Class : 3
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Race Number : 51
This will be the first season racing with O.C.R.D.A. After 7 seasons racing P750 Thundercat in all 3 classes stock,pro-stock and modified wining the 2017 modified British championship
and ranking of 5th in 2015 pro-stock world championships . Simon Harding driver-Team principal has bee racing boats for 7 years and British powerboat team member and races instructor . Mark
Lloyd codriver has been with the team for 1 season but been racing for 3 seasons has proved to be a valuable member of the team in a short space of time.
The team have proven themselves in P750 now they look forward to their new challenge in class 3.