Peters & May Backing Three Teams at Key West Worlds

Global yacht and powerboat transportation and logistics leader Peters & May will have three boats flying its “sponsorship colors” at the Super Boat International World Championships in Key West, Fla.  The boats sponsored by the United Kingdom-headquartered company will run in three classes:


The 32′ Doug Wright Gary Ballough and Omar Daniali fielded this season in X-Cat will run in the Superboat Stock class.

Superboat Stock—World title-winning throttleman Gary Ballough will team up with Omar Daniali in the 32′ Doug Wright catamaran they’ve been racing in the X-Cat series in the Middle East, and will be among nine boats running in the SBI twin-outboard Stock class. The boat was originally shipped by Peters & May when Ballough began racing X-Cat, and will be returned to Dubai for the 2012 X-Cat series following the Key West event.

Nigel Hook and Michael Slifverberg will run ther 48-footer in Superboat V Extreme.Nigel Hook and Michael Slifverberg will run their 48-footer in Superboat V Extreme class.

Superboat V Extreme—Nigel Hook and Michael Slifverberg will compete in their Lucas Oil/MAV-TV 48-foot V-bottom designed by Ocke Mannerfelt and built by Mystic Powerboats in Deland, Fla. The teamed campaign the boat on the Ocean Grand in Europe this season.

 Manufacturer Production 1 (P1)—Running a Donzi 38 ZR Comp are Daniel Cramphorn and Kim Collins. The two have won several water-skiing titles in England and Australia.

Daniel Cramphorn and Kim Collins will run their Donzi 38' ZR Comp in Manufacturer Production.Daniel Cramphorn and Kim Collins will run their Donzi 38′ ZR Comp in Manufacturer Production class.

Peters & May also will have a presence in the Florida Power Boat Club’s Poker Run Village with Powerboat P1 USA, which is bringing several of its P1-28SS Panther s to participate in the Miami to Key West ride. The boats are used in one-design class racing in Europe and the United States.

“We are pleased to participate in every level in Key West,” said David Holley the chief executive officer of Peters & May, in a press release from the company.