WATCH THE ACTION! ‘Thunder on Cocoa Beach’ Superboat Races Thrill Thousands on Brevard Beaches
By Space Coast Daily // May 24, 2021
parties, concerts and lots of racing action
WATCH: Thunder on Cocoa Beach Powerboat Races in Cocoa Beach attracted thousands of spectators that lined the beaches to watch 55 race teams from across the U.S. compete on Sunday. The Class ONE and Supercat races include the largest and fastest boats in the sport with watercraft that can reach speeds up to 170 mph. (Video courtesy of Powerboat P1)
WATCH: Cocoa Beach is very busy on Florida’s Space Coast. Today’s offshore powerboat races called “Thunder on Cocoa Beach” have attracted thousands of visitors and today’s weather is ideal. Many hotels were reporting 100% occupancy as the beaches of Florida’s Space Coast offer outside fun and open spaces.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The annual Thunder on Cocoa Beach Superboat races were a big hit on Florida’s Space Coast Sunday as the beaches and hotels were packed for all the excitement.
The event featured four days and nights of parties, concerts and lots of racing action as the Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is one of the most popular attractions for the whole family in Central Florida.
The race attracted 55 of the top race teams in the World to compete in various classes with the premier class reaching speeds over 175 mph.
The race is made its first turn near the Minutemen Causeway, with the second turn happening at the Cocoa Beach Pier.
The action started and ended near Lori Wilson Park with the racing going on until 4 p.m.
The Official After Burner Party was held after the race, with the Awards Presentation happening at the Dry Pits by Cape Canaveral Tower.
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