Crew

Crew

PETER CAUGHEY

pete

TEAM POSITION

Driver and Manager

LIVES

North Canterbury, New Zealand

FAMILY

Married to Karyn
Children - Georgia, Harrison & Mackenzie

FIRST JETSPRINT

1989, Kurow NZ

CAREER

Owner and developer of Sprintec Boats

One of New Zealand ’s most determined and successful competitors having won two World titles and two New Zealand titles in the “Open B” class (4.5litre, 400 Hp methanol motors) Since moving to the Super Boat class Pete has finished in the Top Four of the world championships for at-least eight years (twice runner-up by 3/10th of a second). before winning the 2001 World  Series Championship. WSJ SuperBoat World Championship 2001, 2002, 2008 & 2009. New Zealand SuperBoat Champion 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007. Known in the Jetsprinting world for his meticulous boat preparation and dedication to the development of the sport.

Pete used to race production saloon cars and collected several titles before switching to Jetsprinting in 1989. His first motorsport event being a ‘flying ¼ mile’ at the infamous Drummond straight where the legendary Burt Munro had previously raced his ‘Worlds Fastest Indian’ motorcycles.

“I could see there was huge appeal from both a competitor and spectator’s point of view, with boats racing around a maze of corners at speeds that defied comprehension, and the high performance V8 engines making all the right sounds”

Pete’s other interests include family time, running, mountain biking, shooting, and trail bike riding.

LOUISE BLYTHE

Louise Blythe_Sprintec_Peter_Caughey

TEAM POSITION

Navigator

LIVES

Wanganui, New Zealand

FAMILY

Partner to Perry

FIRST JETSPRINT

Wanganui, 2012

CAREER

Office Manager

Louise is very brave and focused - a former Champion in Roadracing as a Sidecar Swinger. She is also a former body building champ! Louise is of the belief that Golf ruins a good walk.

ROSS BAYNES

Ross_Baynes_PCRJetsprinting

TEAM POSITION

Crew Chief

LIVES

Christchurch, New Zealand

FAMILY

Married to Amy

FIRST JETSPRINT

Gisborne, 2004

CAREER

Carpenter

JEREMY MADELEY

Jeremy Madeley

TEAM POSITION

Technical Support

LIVES

North Canterbury, New Zealand

FAMILY

Partner to Kaitlyn

FIRST JETSPRINT

2012, Wanaka

CAREER

Student

KARYN CAUGHEY

karyn

TEAM POSITION

Support Crew, Social Media

LIVES

North Canterbury, New Zealand

FAMILY

Married to Peter

FIRST JETSPRINT

1989, Spectator at Waimakariri River (Christchurch)

CAREER

Graphic Designer

JACQUI MADELIN

TEAM POSITION

Press Releases

LIVES

Karekare, New Zealand

FIRST JETSPRINT

2001

CAREER

Motoring writer.  Motorcycle ‘nut’.

GRANT POULTNEY

TEAM POSITION

Jet Unit Guru

LIVES

Christchurch, New Zealand

FAMILY

Married to Sue. Children - Samantha & William

FIRST JETSPRINT

1985

CAREER

Company Director. Design Engineer