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Mark Pascoe Ltd. Records
Windemere Record Week gave the Sportrib SR9 a good chance to show everyone its potential
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  Mark Pascoe Limited is pleased to announce the following speed record achievements at Windermere Record Week October 2002, set on Lake Windermere.

First up is 'Comfortably Numb', a Yanmar powered Sportrib SR9 Diesel Inboard, owned by Gareth Williams, Gavin Brown driving, achieved a record speed for Formula 2 Offshore RIB Racing with an astonishing 64.14 mph average speed over two runs. This boat overhauled the previous record held by an outboard powered petrol boat by a fair margin!

'Mr Mako' is a Mercury Powered Sportrib SR9
Formula 1 Offshore raceboat, owned and driven by Jamie Edwards - he managed an astonishing 83.19 mph average speed, with an unofficial run at 86.6 mph! The latest state of the art Formula 1 RIB to hit the offshore circuit this year with two overall wins in the Gibraltar finals already.

Mercury Powered Sportrib SR9 unlimited Offshore race/safety boat, owned and driven by Martin Purnell & Rob Beakhurst went by the name of 'Electrifying'. They achieved a 93.72 mph average speed, with a timed run at 95.148 mph one way and an unofficial run at an astonishing speed in excess of 98 mph!