Twin City Powerboat Association
OPC Racing in Minnesota -- APBA Region 8
The Twin City Powerboat Association (TCPBA) is a local boat racing club affiliated with the American Powerboat Association (APBA). We are located in Minnesota, USA, which is in APBA Region 8. We race most of the OPC classes, including three "Sportsman" classes which were created by TCPBA and are only raced here.
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More Info. at tcpba.org
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Tentative TCPBA 2017 Race Schedule
June 10-11 Forest Lake, MN 7th annual Ron Baker Sr. Memorial Regatta ( map)
July 21-22 Hastings, MN Rivertown Days On the Mississippi River ( map)
July 29-30 Crosby, MN on Serpent Lake (
August 12-13 Detroit Lakes, MN 10th Annual "Quake the Lake" in front of Zorbaz on Little Detroit Lake ( map)
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2017 TCPBA Officers
TCPBA Racing Classes
Class Description Speed Min Age
Mini GT 25hp Johnson/Evinrude on tunnel or vee, aluminum propellor 40-43 mph 12yo
GT Pro 25/30/35hp Johnson/Evinrude on tunnel or vee, any propeller 45-50 mph 12yo
Sport C 40hp Nissan/Tohatsu, 12-foot tunnelboat, reinforced cockpit or capsule 55-59 mph 14yo
Hobby Stock 49 cu. in. 70hp longshaft on production v-bottom ~50 mph 16yo
VP75 49 cu. in. 75hp longshaft on production v-bottom 50-55 mph 16yo
Formula V 115 cu. in. on production v-bottom with capsule or cage ~70 mph 16yo
SST 60 56 cu. in. SST-60 racing engine on 14' tunnelboat w/ capsule ~80 mph 16yo
SST 120 2.0L V6 Mercury racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule ~110 mph 18yo
SST 200 2.5L V6 Mercury OptiMax racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule ~115 mph 18yo
Formula 150 2.0L to 2.7L V6 Mercury racing motor on 16' tunnelboat w/ capsule ~120 mph 18yo
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