Baystar Clearwater Offshore Nationals

Proudly Partnering with Race World Offshore

Clearwater brings the best of Offshore Powerboat Racing’s teams and fans to their city and beaches for a weekend of entertainment. For the past decade fans on the beach and offshore have witnessed great offshore racing. Clearwater organizers continue to expand the event to make it the best ever. Now a new alignment with Race World Offshore (Official Sanctioning Body) to grow the sport even bigger and expand opportunities with our Gulf Coast communities and Key West.

Race day sees 50,000 people and over 2,500 boats lining the beaches of the 2.5-mile-long race course with fireworks, parties, parades and much more. Many beach-going spectators enjoy the races from Clearwater Beaches on the white sugar sand, while others take advantage of the VIP watch parties from the comfort of sponsor hotels, restaurants and condos throughout the island. event, more than 180,000 thrill seekers, sponsors, and local businesses revealed over this action-packed weekend!

ACTION PACKED SCHEDULE

See our full event schedule below complete with weekend events, exclusive VIP benefits, beach activities, parties, racer/fan interactions, race times and more.

  • All Access VIP Events
  • Interact with Teams & Crews
  • Daily parties & events
  • Sat & Sun – Boats on Water

*Daily schedules subject to change

FRIDAY — SEPTEMBER 23RD

BAYSTAR RACE VIP PARTY

5:30pm to 9:00pm

Bar Tiki – 25 Causeway Blvd 

  • Meet race teams and special guests for autographs and photos
  • Liquor, Wine & Beer available, Live Entertainment
    • Located on  the 3rd floor above Marina Cantina

VIP Ticket Holders Only – VIP Tickets are currently not available for purchase. To be added to the waitlist email clearwatersuperboat@tampabay.rr.com

KICK-OFF RACE WEEKEND AT SHEPHARD’S

8pm – Close
  • Live band and DJ on the Tiki Beach stage 8pm-2am!
  • Dance the night away in the Wave Nightclub 10pm-2:30am!
  • Drink specials. No Cover. 21+ only after 8pm. Details: shephards.com

SATURDAY — SEPTEMBER 24TH

RWO TESTING

11am to 3:30pm
  • Testing in The Gulf
  • Spectators can view by water in the Gulf of Mexico and from the beach

SUNSET AT PIER 60

6pm to 9pm
  • Vendors & Live Entertainment
  • Hosted by Pier 60 Concessions

BIG NIGHT OUT AT SHEPHARD’S

8pm – Close
  • Dance all night to great live music on the Tiki Beach stage 8pm-2am!
  • Book a VIP table the Wave Nightclub 10pm-2:30am!
  • Drink specials. No Cover. 21+ only after 8pm. Details: shephards.com

SUNDAY — SEPTEMBER 25TH

POWER BOAT RACES

11:00am to 4:00pm
  • 11:00am,12:30pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm Race Times (Subject to Change)
  • Multiple Classes Per Race
  • Some Races may have 2 Starts
  • Viewing from Pier 60 – Entry at 9:30am!
  • Tickets Available Day of the Race at Pier 60
  • $20 Adults & $10 for Children
  • No chairs / coolers on Pier

RACE WORLD OFFSHORE CLASSES

The World’s Biggest & Fastest
  • APBA Sanctioned
  • Class 1
  • Super Cat
  • VX
  • Super Stock
  • Stock 450
  • Modified Vee
  • Stock Vee
  • Production Classes 1-7

RACE PARTY & AWARDS CEREMONY

4pm to 9pm
  • Marina Cantina
  • Locals, fans & teams all welcome
  • Happy hour specials
  • 6:00 PM Awards Presentation

RACE WEEKEND FINALE AT SHEPHARD’S

4pm – Close
  • Live music, football drink specials and beach fun at Tiki Beach 4pm-close!
  • Industry Night in the Wave Nightclub 10pm-2:30am!
  • No Cover. 21+ only after 8pm. Details: shephards.com