Zapcats to open season at Newquay's Fistral Beach

Zapcat Racing
Zapcats are suited to heavy surf conditions

The 2011 Zapcat Championships get under way at Fistral Beach on Saturday, with the first round of competition.

The prestigious powerboat tournament is expected to attract thousands of visitors to the area.

The winners of the 2010 Fistral Grand Prix, Greg Richardson and Kieron Richardson, will be in action once again hoping to defend their title.

2010 National Zapcat Champions Craig Davis and Rob Martin will also be in action at the Newquay beach.