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Mercury Racing Midwest Challenge Powerboat Racing near Blue Harbor Resort

Powerboat Racing

About Powerboat Racing

August 9th-11th, 2024

Sheboygan, WI welcomes powerboat racing back to the western shore of Lake Michigan for a second year! This year's event will be open to all offshore classes. Race teams are expected from around the world, including Australia, Italy, Sweden, Canada, and Norway.

Speed seekers, water enthusiasts, and families will all enjoy this inaugural competition and exhibition weekend in Sheboygan, WI on the pristine waters of Lake Michigan right in front of Blue Harbor Resort. Bring your own chairs or blankets, food and drinks for watching the races from one of the public viewing areas. You will also find food trucks stationed in various spots near the viewing areas.  

Stay tuned for further information as it becomes available!

Powerboat Racing Photos

Powerboat Racing FAQs

What is Powerboat Racing?
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Typically offshore powerboat racing is for ocean-going powerboats at speeds over 160 mph and consists of races hosted by Powerboat P1 USA.

The Powerboat Racing Midwest Challenge will be held August 9th-11th, 2024, with events throughout each day.

The Powerboat Racing Midwest Challenge will be held on Lake Michigan off shore below South Pier in front of Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, WI as well as above North Pier.

There are several viewing areas along the Lake Michigan shore in Sheboygan, WI where you will be able to view the Midwest Challenge.

Free spectator viewing is available for the Midwest Challenge in Sheboygan, WI! 

VIP packages are also available to purchase if you would like front row reserved seating with up-close-and-personal viewing of the powerboat races plus hospitality services.

Powerboat Racing Hotel Reservations

Make your hotel reservations early for front row seats!


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