First broadcast today

Eurosport 1 will show the 2008 and 2009 P1 series.

The first broadcast is planned for Tuesday 28 October.

Repeat programming will take place on Eurosport 2.

Powerboat P1 Commercial Director, Robert Wicks, said: “With coverage in 59 countries, we are going to see a real boost to the profile of the series and believe it will add tremendous value for the teams and their sponsors.”

Eurosport’s Commercial Director for Key Accounts and Partnerships, Patrick Maitrot, said: “This partnership with Powerboat P1 enables Eurosport to complement its existing Motorsports offer by broadcasting one of the most exciting and dynamic sports on water.”