Powerboat Racing (Windows)

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Powerboat Racing is a single player racing game.

The player has a choice of twelve different boats which can be raced around ten courses. In the early stages only the two 'Learner' courses are available and as the player progresses the two 'Amateur', 'Average', 'Semi Pro' and 'Pro' circuits are unlocked.

The game is either keyboard, joystick or mouse controlled


Powerboat Racing Windows Racing the 'Wacky Waterway' circuit in a practice session.
The 'Wake Effect' is enabled and looks OK but does not show on a screenshot
Powerboat Racing Windows The boat selection screen
All boats look to have very similar characteristics
Powerboat Racing Windows The first amateur level race
Here we started at the back of the field, deliberately of course, to show what the other boats look like
Powerboat Racing Windows The player can practice a circuit before attempting to race it. 
Practice, Qualifying and Races all begin with a 'READY-3-2-1-Go' sequence

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Alternate Titles

  • "Maxx Powerboat RC Racing" -- Title screen title

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Gameplay (Benelux) Mar 02, 1998 80 out of 100 80


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piltdown_man (151527) added Powerboat Racing (Windows) on Mar 22, 2015