The pinnacle of the sport. Boats generally cost in the range of $150,000 – $300,000, have a horsepower range of 1200-1600 and will tow two skiers well in excess of 120mph (193kph).
Unlimited: The stepping stone to Superclass with many of the top line Unlimited crews being considered genuine outright contenders. Has been consistently one of the largest and most competitive classes.
Mono Open Cockpit. Single rig outboard class with almost unlimited motor modifications allowed. Boats range from $40,000-$80,000 and can reach speeds in excess of 90mph (144kph)
Standard Mono Open Cockpit. Single engine outboard class with no motor modifications. Without a doubt the most competitive class in the event. This class has a history of being decided by a matter of seconds.
Speed restricted class to 70mph. The next step up for those that started in 60mph. Has the benefit of a reduced membership fee to introduce new competitors to the sport.
Entry level class with discounted membership fee. This proves to be a safe and cost effective method to start in the sport. Extremely competitive class and one of the more popular classes since it’s inception. Boats generally vary from $10,000 to $40,000.
Age restricted classes:
The following age divisions are available to nuture the talented youth in thief progression through the sport:
- Under 19 boys
- Under 19 girls
- Under 16 boys
- Under 16 girls
- Under 13 boys
- Under 13 girls
- Under 10 years