After six years, the speed and excitement of offshore powerboat racing returns to Atlantic City Friday-Sunday June 21-23 when the Offshore Powerboat Association presents the Atlantic City "War at the Shore".

Offshore Powerboat Racing's War at the Shore 

The Offshore Powerboat Association, a major force in offshore powerboat racing, is celebrating its return to Atlantic City this summer.

The Atlantic City War at the Shore presented by Ocean Casino Resort, culminates on Sunday, June 23, delivering adrenaline-pumping action that will have spectators on the edge of their seats.

Partnering with Visit Atlantic City, the Atlantic City Sports Commission, Golden Nugget, and other businesses, the OPA will ignite excitement along the Atlantic Ocean, hosting the highly anticipated offshore high-performance race of the year.

This event marks the premiere of the OPA National Championship Series in Atlantic City.

A Full Weekend Of Powerboat Racing Is Coming to AC

Atlantic City beaches will see the return of high-powered boats slicing through the Atlantic as top teams from around the world compete for victory.

Offshore Powerboat Racing can reach speeds of 160 MPH and more.

Ocean Casino Resort will be the best place to watch the War at the Shore on Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm.

Free viewing areas include The Park, and Sky Walk or you can opt for a more personalized experience at The Cabanas.

Larry Sieg, President & CEO of Visit Atlantic City and the Atlantic City Sports Commission, shares the enthusiasm:

“We are incredibly proud to partner with the Offshore Powerboat Association to bring the races back to Atlantic City this summer. After six years, we hope this marks the long-term return of OPA, showcasing both Atlantic City’s beauty and the exhilarating sport of powerboat racing.”


Schedule of Events for AC's War at the Shore Weekend


Other races, parties, and events will be held all weekend long including:

Friday June 21

11am – 9pm Race & Vendor Village (Golden Nugget Lot A) Open to Public

7pm – 10pm VIP War At The Shore Kick Off Party (The Cabanas Ocean Casino Resort)

10pm - War At The Shore After Party (Golden Nugget)

Saturday June 22

11am – 9 pm Race & Vendor Village (Golden Nugget Lot A) Open to Public

12pm – 4pm Speed Garvey Race (Bader Field) Open to Public

6pm - Racer Meet & Greet (Golden Nugget)

7pm – Pre-Race Party (Golden Nugget)

Sunday June 23

11am – 3pm War At The Shore Races

11am – 9pm Race & Vendor Village (Golden Nugget Lot A) Open to Public

7pm - Awards Ceremony (Ocean Casino Resort “Top Golf”)

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