Lake Rotoiti powerboat racing

Lake Rotoiti powerboat racing

Every March the peaceful atmosphere of this alpine lake is shattered by the noise of high performance motors:  the Lake Rotoiti powerboat championships.  From a distance the sight is amazing. the giant rooster tails thrown up by the big guys dwarf the support boats:

Up close, they look even more impressive:

Although the ride can get a bit wobbly:

Ken Lupton in Annihilator 3

and sometimes there did not appear to be all that much room at the mark:

Even the older boats were dancing:

You can find out more about this event here.

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