The Thunder is coming! The Thunder on the Gulf powerboat races are set for August 14-17 in Orange Beach, AL. If you have never experienced the thrill of watching some of the fastest powerboats in the world, now is your chance to catch this exciting event. The Gulf Coast Powerboat Association brings Thunder on the Gulf to Orange Beach for what many people refer to as “NASCAR on water.”
Experience the thrill of watching these powerboats compete along the liquid race course of the Gulf of Mexico. As powerboat racing grows in popularity year after year, bigger and bigger crowds flock to Orange Beach, AL every year in August for Thunder. This popular event is best viewed from a private balcony at one of the many beachfront condos or beach homes lining the race course. Click here to see a map of the race course and plan your “Thunder” vacation getaway today!