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The Club was formed in 1938 under the banner of the Upper Hawkesbury Motor Boat Club.

This makes it the oldest continually running Club in Australia .

Bridge to Bridges were run prior to the founding of the Club by boating enthusiasts.

The Bridge to Bridge is run on the first Sunday in May & the annual Spectacular in September.

Today the Club caters for most types of racing, Inboards, Outboards, Handicaps, and Scratch races, large Spectaculars and Club Race days.

Ages range from Juniors of 8 years of age to some of our senior members of 70 years and older.

 Some of Australia's Power Boat racing Champions started off in Formula Future racing.

Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club is at Governor Phillip Park, at the Windsor boat ramp.


The UHPBC and it's members sends its love and deepest sympathies to Andrew Wamsley and the Wamsley family on the sad loss of Ray who passed away recently.

Ray was a great character, a gentleman and a passionate racer who loved a beer and a yarn and we will miss his presence in the sport.

 April 2020

To all the Power Boat Racing Community,

Looking at the various State Government directives, as well as the Commonwealth statements via the Prime Minister and, we believe we have no option than to suspend all powerboat racing until the end of May 2020.

The various government and health department policies are designed to reduce contact via crowds and physical contact and slow the rate of the spread of the disease.

Some sporting organisations have put a one-month hold on activities and sporting events to meet the bans. Football, Basketball and other sports playing to empty stadiums works for those sports, as public can be prevented from entering stadiums. With our sport we cannot continue racing, as the public can simply turn up and watch. This is not a good image for the sport and could be seen as being irresponsible in this current situation.

The suspension of racing until the end of May may need to be re assessed and an extension may be necessary. This will be reviewed as Government and Medical guidelines are continually updated.

We suggest the end of May at this stage. Clubs with events beyond the beginning of June will need to consider their current position and possibly assume that a further suspension will be necessary.

The National Executives

Australian Power Boat Association

Next UHPBC Events


John Boshers excellent photos from the March Club Day

To every single person who has helped us put on the 2019 CMS Plumbing Spectacular we say,


Results and John Boshers excellent photos of the 2019 Spectacular  are here !

Thank you Contrast Printing for making the Tinny look great

2019 Spectacular

Thank you Dave Coldy for your generous support of UHPBC and supplying the club with the use of a new Defibrillator.

Thank you Beneficial Safety for your very much appreciated donation of a Resus Kit / Oxy Viva.

 31 May 2020 was the last time this site was updated