For an exciting spectacle in Islamorada, powerboats zip along a route offshore during the Powerboat P1 SuperStock USA Series.
The Islamorada Grand Prix of the Sea 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 19 and August 20 is free for spectators. The boats are 28 feet long, equipped with a 300 horsepower Mercury racing engines, and zoom at 70 miles an hour.
Suggested points for enjoying the race include offshore at the Islamorada sandbar or onshore along the beaches at Postcard Inn’s property, 84001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada 33036
Races are expected to be live-streamed on the P1 SuperStock Facebook page, facebook.com/p1superstock.
Information and racing schedule is online