British powerboat champion, Shelley Jory, is taking the helm of a classic boat to compete in the classic Cowes-Torquay-Cowes power boat race on 23 August. She joins navigator John Guille and owner Chris Clayton in GEE, a stunning 40 foot power boat built in 1967 by Souter of Cowes.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has finally persuaded Shelley to join the "rag and stick" brigade!
Tunisa was not the best of Grand Prixes for Shelley as she battled against the searing heat and, once again, mechanical problems.
Shelley offers huge congratulations to Team Going Lean for being placed sixth overall in the gruelling Round Britain race. Dean Gibbs and Neil Holmes did a fantastic job of piloting the Sunseeker XS right round Britain.
Shelley, Dean and Neil have all made it safely into Plymouth after a solid performance on the first leg of the Round Britain Race.
Shelley will join Dean Gibbs, the sponsor’s Managing Director and fellow power boat champion, Neil Holmes on board the 38ft Sunseeker XS, Going Lean as the race sets off from Portsmouth on 21 June.
Waves of up to ten feet greeted Shelley and Team Lucas Oil during racing on Saturday at the P1 Grand Prix in Malta.
Competing in the Grand Prix de Marseille Shelley again found herself in the top four in both races of the weekend. Sadly mechanical problems with the Evolution class powerboat marred the performance, leaving the team now lying in third place overall.
"It's been a great weekend" - speaking from San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy Shelley summed up her first outing on the P1 powerboat racing circuit.
Shelley Jory steps into P1 for a World Championship quest.
It's been yet another hectic month for Shelley. After the maelstrom that was Christmas, Shelley has been in real demand ! With three After Dinner Events in or around the Southampton area, she was lucky enough to be involved in the launching of the “Southampton Welcome Signs” in her capacity as City Ambassador. Shelley and a bevvy of local dignitaries attended a press shoot to mark the occasion. Shelley was also asked to co-present The RYA Powerboat Awards at the Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth on February 2nd - joined on stage with head of powerboat racing John Puddifoot.
When Shelley Jory announced that she was hanging up her Honda race boots in October this year, we all thought she might have a rest after 11 tough years of racing, but oh no Shelley announced at the Earls Court Boat Show that she is about to embark on the “Everest” of all powerboat races The Round Britain Race 2008, the longest and toughest event for powerboat drivers anywhere in the world.
After an all too short break in the Florida sun, it's straight back into the thick of things for Shelley. Fresh from producing her new Showreel, with assistance from Greenlight Management, Shelley's new agent, The Earl's Court Boat show was next on an ever increasing roster of public appearances.
Team Raymarine step up to the podium at end of 2007 Honda 225 series
Jory announces new ventures for 2008/9 season
Shelley Jory and Libby Keir of Team Raymarine stormed into second place of the 2007 British Honda Formula Four Stroke Championships this weekend, with a confident performance at the Isle of Wight. The girls battled hard against the twenty strong fleet to clinch two second place finishes, thus edging in front of Jack Glendinning and Simon Bucknall in Claygate Airwaves.
Team Raymarine have once again made it onto the podium at the third round of the 2007 Formula Four Stroke Series, this time on the difficult eastern waters off Lowestoft.
Last weekend was a real treat for Shelley and the Honda 225 Powerboat Team Raymarine. Shelley was a VIP guest at Honda Dreamfields at the Silverstone Santander British Grand Prix.
Team Raymarine’s arrival to the Isle of Man Grand Prix was greeted with high winds and the sea crashing over the sea wall!
BBC Children In Need Auction winner Charles Carter had the day of a lifetime on Sunday 20 May.
A punishing race on Saturday and the worst racing conditions of their racing career on Sunday - Team Raymarine start the season in spectacular fashion… With the threat of gale force winds forecasted in the weeks preceding Torquay, Shelley and Libby were aware that their perfect practise conditions were not due to last.