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Oliver Haire


Oliver has been involved in the sport for many years. A T850 racer at National and International Level.

Chairman and founding member of the North East Powerboat & Racing Club, his vision is to bring the sport to a wider audience and see it grow and develop in the coming years.

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Brendan McCourt

Vice - President

Brendan is never far from Powerboats and is a regular on Lough Neagh. His love for Powerboats is plain to see, whether its a restoring a traditional Wooden Eel Fishing boat or enjoying a day out in a Offshore Marathon boat. 

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Geraldine Haire


Geraldine involvement in power-boating has taken many forms, a secretary, a race official, a timekeeper, an instructor to name a few. Interested in encouraging more young people into the sport, she sees the UIM YDP as a cornerstone of any future plans.

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Arlene Mallon


Arlene is not new to Power-boating and is often seen on Lough Neagh.  She even takes part in the odd raft race for charity. Interested in the Youth development program and looking forward to seeing some Powerboat racing on Irelands largest Lough. 

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Phillip Fitzgibbon

Board Member

Phillip is an active offshore marathon racer and holder of many UIM World Records. From Co Kerry, he grew up with the wild Atlantic as his playground.  One of his early goals was to set a Round Ireland Powerboat Record, something he has now done 3 times.

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Joe Gavin

Board Member

Joe is a member of Lisnaskea Boat Club and is involved in all things boating, In 2018 he, along with fellow club members took their ribs to the coast and completed a circumnavigation of Ireland for charity.

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Damian McCourt

Board Member

Damian is a active power boater and can regularly be seen on Lough Neagh, he likes to take part in events far and wide and has travelled to Powerboat rallies through Ireland and attended racing events in Europe and further afield. 

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Will Chambers

Board Member

Will is one of Irelands most successful Circuit Powerboat Racers having won various UIM World and Europeans Championship medals.

The only Irish Driver ever to compete in UIM Formula 1

From Fermanagh and a member of Lisnaskea Boat Club he continues to represent Ireland at International level.

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Denis Dillon

Board Member

Denis is passionate about the sport and has raced both circuit and offshore at National & International level. Currently a UIM Board Member and member of both the UIM Offshore and Pleasure Navigation Commissions. 

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Claire Toohey

Training Officer

Claire has been involved in the sport for many years. A UIM Senior Trainer within the UIM Education and Trainings Dept, Claire has carried out Training at National and International Level. She has been at the forefront of the E1 Pilot Academy and UIM Instructor training.

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