ABOUT US




THE CIRCUIT POWERBOAT ASSOCIATION (CPA)

The CPA is the recognised authority for Circuit Powerboat Racing in Great Britain by the National Governing Body the British Power Boat Association (BPBA) as recognised by the UIM the international governing body for power boat racing.


The CPA was formed at the end of 2018 when the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) ended its role as the national authority for powerboat racing. All of the active circuit clubs in GB are affilated and the Directors and officers for 2019 are as follows:


  • Chris Loney - Chair
  • Sarah Smith - Secretary
  • Peter Mantripp (LOBMBC) - Technical & Safety Director
  • Graham Palfreyman (LPRC) - Finance Director
  • Martin Powell (SWSC) - Commercial Director
  • Dave James (WMBRC) - Operations Director
  • Ray Dawes - Medical Panel Head
  • Martyn Smith & Alan Marshall, (Deputy Bill Owen) - BPBA Reps

CPA Board Members Include:


  • LOBMBC, Jonny Peak, Brian Shulver (One person attends the board meeting)
  • LPRC, Ruth Morse, Bill Owen, Ben Morse, Matthew Palfreyman (One person attends the board meeting)
  • SWSC, Nigel Edwards, Jenny Powell, Sue Tassell (One person attends the board meeting)
  • WMBRC, Will Wood, Paul Scott (One person attends the board meeting)
  • MPRC, 2 board attendees no vote until new affiliation period is completed
  • M2M Thundercats, 2 board attendees no vote until new affiliation period is completed