> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : UAE Jet Ski Championships - James Bushell competes for 34th title
UAE Jet Ski Championships - James Bushell competes for 34th title

'James Bushell Takes World Title - UAE International Jet Ski championships 2012'    RYA

UAE International Jet Ski championships is organised by Dubai International Marine Club. The six-round competition involves teams from ten countries and over 70 competitors.

Whilst most Powerboat Racers are in training for the summer season or enjoying the off season with their boats and ski’s put firmly away for the winter, six times World Jet Ski Champion and the World’s ranked number one James Bushell is still hungry for more titles, in what some would describe as an already the perfect year for him.

Britain’s James Bushell (27) from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, has been racing Jet Ski’s for just over nine years now and has already racked up 33 titles including six World Championships and over 20 RYA British titles and is currently competing in Dubai at the UAE International Jet ski Championships for his 34th.

The UAE International Jet Ski championships since its launch have grown into a very strong international competition with participation from all of the regions of the globe and attracting the World’s very best Jet Ski racers.

The championship is run over six rounds, three in Abu Dhabi and three in Dubai. The Abu Dhabi course is set near the shores of the Abu Dhabi Breakwater allowing spectators to follow the thrilling races up close.

James Bushell World Champion 2011 - UAE International Jet Ski championships 2012 -  RYA  

Following a perfect season in 2011 that saw James secure two British RYA titles, two European and the World IJSBA 2011 Pro-Am GP Runabout and Pro Runabout Open Championships the youngster just keeps going from strength to strength.

During the first round of competition in Dubai (12 Jan), a collision on the first lap saw James forced to return to the beach to check that his ski had no damage. Satisfied there were no problems James returned to the race but by this time he was right at the back of the fleet. But in what was probably the race of his career he steadily worked his way through the pack of 20 riders to take the chequered flag and the lead in the championship.

James Bushell - UAE International Jet Ski championships 2012 -  RYA  
Next week (23 January) sees James make his way to Dubai for the second round of the UAE International Jet Ski championships where he is already leading the Pro Runabout Open Class and is also competing in the Pro Ski Open Class. Competing against the World’s top Jet Skiers and looking to continue his domination at the top of the sport, James will need to remain focused on the job ahead and rely on his skill and determination to take the title.

'Following the collision I had two options to continue to race where I was out front and potentially make any damage there could have been to my ski worse or return to the beach to check everything was ok. Luckily there was no damage unfortunately problems can occur but you can’t let them stop you, re-joining the race I was at the back of the pack not somewhere I like to be so that just made me even more determined to win and while it’s not a situation I want to be in again in a hurry the race was superb.' explained the World Champion

He continued 'I live to race and the highlight of my career has been securing the 2011 IJSBA World Pro Runabout Open Championship. It’s the title that everybody’s after and means you’re ranked number one in the World which means a lot. There will be many racers trying to take the title from me in 2012 so being able to compete out here in the UAE championships means I can remain on top form and hopefully add another trophy to my cabinet at the same time.'

RYA website


by Emma Slater

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=93070

12:57 PM Fri 20 Jan 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Power Boat News























UK superyacht industry on the rise by British Marine Federation,












Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,
































Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast
Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature
Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
ECOfishers and AMA to establish NSW Fisheries Taskforce
New-to-New Zealand products at the Auckland On Water Boat Show
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display
You are invited to a Boating Safety Conference in Auckland
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!
Taiwan's first marina a Superior effort *Feature
Ferretti Group’s ‘Service University’ for the first time in Asia_Pac
Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 - Day 1 + Video
Portland’s new state-of-the-art boat ramp officially opened
2014 Sarasota Grand Prix - 77 Lucas Oil SilverHook got second place
Superboats turn up the heat in the Tropics
Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters
APSNZ appoints Duthie Lidgard as new MD
Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay
Tidal current installations will increase boating hazards
Dangerous conditions for NSW coastal boaters from Thursday
World premieres and national debuts for Sydney International Boat Show   
Marine Auctions experiencing rising tide of interest *Feature   
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers   
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt   
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast   
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat   
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales   
Changes to Australian bass closed season   
Fusion achieves industry-wide acceptance of FUSION-Link   
BSE Brisbane Slipways open for business as normal   
Honda’s everywhere at Sydney International Boat Show!   
Fifth round of XCAT World Powerboat Series moves to China   
Sly 43 - Making her Australian premier   
Maritimo full of confidence following recent wins   
Australia event cements its position as hosting 'the' marina party   
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast   
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas   
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay   
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT