The West Coast Watercraft Club (WCWCC) just shared a YouTube video about the famous LB2CAT offshore endurance race. The video is produced very well and gives a neat overview and historical perspective of the IJSBA event. It also gives another overview of the 2017 race results as commentary from some of the past and present racers, including the top contenders at this year’s race.
The history of the offshore endurance race dates back to the year 1990 and was then shifted to Long Beach, California in 2002. This LB2CAT race has become the main focus of offshore racing. For most of us who are not able to attend these type of events, it is always nice to see recap videos such as this which give an in-depth review and interviews of the event. As opposed to just seeing result numbers on paper, it’s good to hear feedback from the riders themselves.
Second place rider Mike Klippenstein indicates that boat preparation is key to winning this race, and for good reason. This year’s race definitely saw its fair share of breakdowns. First place rider Cyrille Lemoine also shared some insight on his strategy for taking the top spot in this year’s endurance run.
With WCWCC being the fastest growing PWC club on the west coast, we can imagine that they have some eyes on the scene at this race including some contenders in the event. We can’t wait to see what other video productions they bring to the table for future events. As always, you can check out The Watercraft Journal review of this race including the overall results.