News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – The Bermuda Powerboat Association (BPBA) announced that the 2020 Annual Round the Island Power Boat Race has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BPBA Commodore Robert Cardwell said: “We have today announced to our membership that due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are forced to cancel the 2020 Annual Round the Island Power Boat race.
“As Commodore and in consultation with the Executive Team in the BPBA we have to make this very difficult decision but feel it is the right decision. The Round the Island Power Boat race has consistently been held and scheduled for the first Sunday after Cup Match since 1955. It has never been cancelled.