AFOPDA - 1989-97

AFOPDA - 1989-97

A look back at some of the greatest races from the AFOPDA Series, drivers like Bob Halliday, Paul Jorgenson, Peter Troy, Neil Hancock, Graham Jeffers and Craig Bailey feature in some of the best tunnel boat racing you will see.

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AFOPDA - 1989-97
  • 1991 AFOPDA F1 Powerboat Grand Prix Gold Coast

    Valvoline sponsored Paul Jorgensen is trying to secure the Formula 1 Title here on the Gold Coast. A massive crowd lined the shores to watch the battle between Jorgensen, Bailey and Halliday for overall honours. International drivers Peter Lindenberg was there as was the flying Kiwi John Herzog.

  • 1991 AFOPDA F1 Powerboat GP Melbourne Watersports Centre - RAW

    Craig Bailey in his Motul sponsored boat is on pole for the classic battle at the Melbourne Watersports Centre. The vision is unedited but plenty of on water and pit action from this 1991 event. Huge crowds were there to also witness Bob Halliday come unstuck on the first turn in the Grand Prix.

  • 1992 AFOPDA F1 Grand Prix Newcastle

    Bob Halliday, Neil Hancock in the Shell Marine Oils boat and Kay Marshall puts her boat on Pole at the 1992 Formula 1 Powerboat Grand Prix from Newcastle.

  • 1992 AFOPDA Formula 1 Grand Prix Adelaide

    Bob Halliday is on pole again, a huge field headed down to Adelaide for this round of the AFOPDA F1 Powerboat Grand Prix Series.

  • 1993 AFOPDA Melbourne Docks

    Bob Halliday crashes out in spectacular fashion leaving Neil Hancock to take his first Grand Prix win

  • AFOPDA F1 Melbourne 1993

    Bob Halliday leads the race but crashes out spectacularly paving the way for Neil Hancock and Craig Bailey to duke it out for the win in Melbourne Docklands 1993 for Round 3 of the Australian F1 Championship.


    NIck Ames turns up to Newcastle with a brand new Darcy Troy boat which proves to be fast straight away. Halliday is looking to secure points towards his first F1 Championship, while Neil Hancok and his #17 Shell Marine Oils boat is also very quick. Last years pole sitter Kay Marshall is also back...

  • 1992 AFOPDA Brisbane RAW Footage

    Bob Halliday and Neil Hancock go head to head in this battle on the Brisbane River in 1992. Unedited footage from the pits, race and aerials.

  • 1996 AFOPDA F1 Powerboats NEWCASTLE - RAW Footage

    Graham Jeffers in his Castrol sponsored Burgess was untouchable this round in Newcastle for Round 3 of the Australian F1 Powerboat Series. This is RAW footage from the day


    In 1990 the F1 Powerboats headed to Bond University for the AFOPDA Series. This unedited footage shows qualifying and races for F1 and F3. Peter Lindenberg was driving the 2nd Motul boat of Craig Bailey's while Kiwi John Herzog was over in his boat as well.