Jerome Brarda aims to smash Miami-Bimini speed record

WORLD FAMOUS offshore powerboat racer Jérôme Brarda aims to beat the world speed record for his class between Miami and Bimini Island this year.

Brarda will drive his 42-foot Supercat from Miami to Bimini Island and back on 31 October next, hoping to crack the existing time for the run with the help of an ace new throttleman.

Brarda driving his 42' Supercat at the OPA Championship in Florida. He will attempt to break the speed record from Miami to Bimini this year
Brarda driving his 42′ Supercat at the OPA Championship in Florida

The event will screen on live TV and via Internet streaming. Irish production company InterZone Pictures will use the speed record footage in a new series of documentaries it plans to produce, focused on the sport of offshore powerboat racing, its history and folklore.