OPA Fall River Grand Prix

Offshore Powerboat Association putting on races in Fall River, Massachusetts.

OPA Fall River Grand Prix
OPA Fall River Grand PrixAlex and Ani

The last weekend of August is going to be a busy one for offshore powerboat racers. In addition to the shootout and the Super Boat event in Ohio, the Offshore Powerboat Association will have a race in Fall River, Massachusetts, starting August 26. On Friday, the boats will arrive at Borden Light Marina, and there will be a racers’ meet-and-greet at the Tipsy Toboggan restaurant followed by live entertainment.

Testing is open to the teams on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The lineup for the 5 p.m. boat parade starts at 4:30, which will be followed by a block party on Saturday evening.

On Sunday, it's time to get down to business with races starting at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., and awards to follow at 6:30. Get the full schedule at www.oparacing.org.