Henley Boat Races in Australia

Easter Spectacular

The Easter Spectacular

As its name denotes, the Easter Spectacular is a series of energetic powerboat racing competitions set on the days of Easter. 

Where Does the Easter Powerboat Spectacular Hold?

We would run this action-filled event at the TAPBC; The Taree Powerboat Club, Taree, New South Wales. The racing is done along the picturesque Manning River. Spectators can see a remarkable view along the foreshore of Taree. From Fotheringham Park to Endeavour place.

When Does This Event Hold?

The Annual Taree Easter Powerboat Spectacular runs for three days, starting on Good Friday: Friday 2nd April, Saturday 3rd April, and Sunday 4th April.

What Are the Requirements for General Admission to the Easter Powerboat Spectacular?

For drivers who intend to compete in the races, licensing is required and would most likely cost $100 for one day and $150 for two. 

How Do I Locate The Taree Powerboat Club?

The Taree Powerboat Club is located on the “corner of Stevenson Street and River Street, Taree, New South Wales, Australia.”

For a more detailed description of how to locate the Taree Powerboat Club from Club Taree, see below:

  1. Head south toward Wingham Road, then turn left onto Wingham Road.
  2. Head on and turn left onto Muldoon St W.
  3. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Kanangra Drive and head-on.
  4. Turn left onto Railway Street.
  5. Turn left onto Stevenson Street and head-on.
  6. Turn right onto River Street and drive until TAPBC comes into view.

A more specific address for the Taree Powerboat Club is 26-19 River Street, Taree, New South Wales, Australia.

Every year, the town of Taree attracts both local and international drivers to the banks of its beautiful Manning River. It hosts the Easter Powerboat Spectacular in the Taree Powerboat Club which possesses remarkable facilities for boat racing. It also offers a splendid view along the foreshore from Fotheringham Park to Endeavour Place. 

What Major Races Or Events Does The Easter Spectacular Hold?

  • Stuart Doyle Cup;
  • Eastway Shield;
  • She’s the Culprit;
  • Truly Wicked;
  • Errol Jay Trophy;
  • Liberty Cup; and
  • Several other major races

Where Will Trophies Be Awarded?

Presentations of awards, trophies, and acknowledgements will be a sit-down dinner at Sailo’s on Sunday evening.

Please, note that:

  • All spectators, competitors, and personnel, are obligated to adhere to DHHS stipulated COVID-19 precautions. Masks are mandatory, and you must ensure social distancing.
  • All dates, and venues, are tentative due to the sensitiveness of a pandemic period.
  • Tractors will be available for pulling the boats in and out of the water.
  • Only registered vessels, competitors and personnel are allowed in the racing zones on the competitions’ day.
  • Presentations will be awarded at Sailo’s.
  • The Powerboats will ply the Manning River.
  • Catering will be available for the disabled (people who have a hearing loss, people who use a wheelchair)
  • You should make the car parks use of.