Starting this month, offshore powerboat racing fans will be able to catch the action from the 2017 Super Boat International World Championship in Key West, Fla., in their own homes. While the dates for the three-part NBC Sports television program have not changed since SBI first announced them in January, the air times have.
Offshore racing fans can enjoy competition from the 2017 SBI Key West World later this month. Photo courtesy/copyright Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.
According to a press release from SBI, the first one-hour episode will air Saturday, March 31, at 2:30 p.m. (EST). The second part of the TV program will Sunday, April 1 at 4 p.m. Episode No. 3 will air Saturday, April 14 at 1:30 p.m.
“The NBC Sports programming of the Key West World Championships, presented by STIHL, Inc., has been great over the previous years,” said John Carbonell, the president of SBI, in the release. “We are excited to have our teams and avid followers watch this previous year’s shows.”
The program’s primary backer, STIHL announced it was exiting the sport at the end of the 2017 season. SBI has not announced if the Key West Worlds television program will continue this year.
Viewers who miss episodes will be able to catch them through the SBI website after April 14, according to the release.