2018 Cocoa Beach Schedule

Event 9th Annual Thunder on Cocoa Beach Super Boat Grand Prix
Dry Pits Race Village – Flounder Dr. Port Canaveral
Location Cocoa Beach, FL

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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 – Palms International Resort, 1300 North Atlantic Ave.
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 FuelingOfficial 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 – Coconuts on the Beach
6:00 pm   Awards Presentation: Hilton Cocoa Beach
* Registration closed for lunch 1pm to 2pm

Additional Information

  • Experience the Ultimate Thrill of Offshore Racing  Powerboats Dry Pits – Free Admission – Spectators can see the boats and meet the teams.
  • Race Course Start / Finish Line – Shepard Park Turn # 1 – Lori Willson Park –  Turn #2 – Cocoa Beach Pier

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