Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix 2018

April 28th, 2018

The Thunder on Cocoa Beach Superboat races will be in their 9th year on Florida’s Space Coast. Events will take place from May 16-20th 2018, with races taking place on Sunday the 20th. The event will include concerts, vendors, food, and of course, boat races.

This is the largest of this type of event in Central Florida. It draws the top race teams in the World to compete in various classes with the premier class reaching speeds over 175 mph.

Here is the entire schedule:

Wednesday May 16, 2018
6:00pm  –   10:00pm VIP, Media & Sponsor Reception @ Sand Bar Cocoa Beach
Thursday • May 17, 2018
6:00pm 10:00pm High Octane Kick-Off Party – Juice N Java – Cocoa Beach, Food And Drinks Meet the Race Teams
Friday • May 18, 2018
9:00 am 6:00 pm Superboats and Race Teams in Dry Pits – Race Village – Flounder Dr., Port Canaveral
9:00 am 5:00 pm* Registration: Race Village – Flounder Dr. , Port Canaveral- SBIP  Tent
9:00 am 5:00 pm* Inspections: Race Village – Flounder Dr., Port Canaveral
11:00am 5:00 pm Press Credentials: Race Village, Port Canaveral
4:00pm 6:00pm Power Pre-Race Party -Hunker Down
5:00pm 10:00 pm Thunder on Cocoa Beach Block Party – Meet the Racers – Cocoa Beach
6:00pm 10:00 pm VIP Party – Meet the Racers – Coconut’s on the Beach, Cocoa Beach
Saturday • May 19, 2018
8:30am Mandatory Drivers Meeting: Fishlips – 610 Glen Cheek Dr Port Canaveral.
9:00 am 5:00 pm Superboats and Race Teams in Dry Pits – Race Village-Flounder Dr. , Port Canaveral
1000am 2:00 pm Dunkers – TBA
10:00am 5:00pm* Registration: Race Village – Flounder Dr., Port Canaveral – SBIP Tent
10:00 am 5:00 pm* Inspection: Race Village -Flounder Dr., Port Canaveral
10:00am 4:00pm Wet/Hot Pits in the Water with VIP Viewing
10:00am 5:00pm Fueling – Official Fuel Southern Racing Fuels – Blue Points Marina
12:00 pm 4:00 pm Testing: As per the SBIP Rulebook
12:00 pm 4:00 pm Launching: Blue Points Marina – 726 Scallop Dr. Port Canaveral
12:00 pm 10:00 pm Live Music – The Cove – Race Village, Port Canaveral
6:00 pm  10:00pm VIP Party / Meet the Racers – Rising Tide – Port Canaveral
Sunday • May 20, 2018 – Race Day
7:30am 8:30am Physicals: Fishlips 
8:00 am 9:00 pm Press Credentials – Race Village – Flounder Dr.
8:00am 12:00pm Fueling – Official Fuel Southern Racing Fuels -Blue Points Marina
8:30am Mandatory Drivers Meeting: Fishlips 
9:00 am  4:00 pm Launching : Blue Points Marina
9:00 am 4:00 pm Superboats in Dry Pits – Race Village
10:00am 4:00pm VIP Hospitality Tent @ Lori Wilson Park (Bch Side
11:30am Boats of 1st. race proceed to milling area
12:00pm Start of 1st Race
1:30 pm Boats of 2nd race proceed to milling area
2:00 pm Start of 2nd Race
3:00pm 6:00pm After Burner Party – TBA
6:00 pm Awards Presentation: Hilton Cocoa Beach
* Registration closed for lunch 1pm to 2pm

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For more information on the boat race, visit the Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix website.