Tastefully Offensive: The Thrilling Sport of Australian Dinghy Racing

Mar 16, 2018

The Thrilling Sport of Australian Dinghy Racing


Great Big Story travels down to Renmark, South Australia to learn more about the crazy and highly-competitive sport of dinghy boat racing.
"In 1981, two dinghy pilots in Australia made a wager to determine which one of them could ride their boat to the pub the fastest. Thus, extreme dinghy racing was born. What’s a dinghy? Imagine a supercharged motor strapped onto a 10-foot aluminum fishing boat. Racers hang tight while they hurtle through crocodile-infested waters, reaching speeds of up to 50 mph."
Related: 'Ozzy Man' Reviews the 2018 Red Bull Dinghy Derby

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