Cougar to mark anniversary

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Cougar Marine which produced the first successful offshore powerboat racing catamaran, introduced at the Swanage 80 race in 1969, is to celebrate its 40th anniversary in June with a ‘Beach Ball’ open to all owning Cougar race boats, both old and new.

The event will take place on May 30th from Portland/Weymouth where visitors will have an opportunity of taking part in a variety of competitions from, the oldest Cougar, fastest over measured mile; best presented Cougar and many more.

The day will also offer a chance to meet the founder of Cougar Marine, Clive Curtis, together with his son Steve, in a rare opportunity to view a vast collection of Cougar’s production from past to present.