WATCH: Cork prepares for world's most prestigious powerboat race

The Venture Cup will involve up to 20 speedboats along the Wild Atlantic Way

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Details have been unveiled for what is being described as the "world's most prestigious powerboat race" along the Wild Atlantic Way.

The Venture Cup will involve up to 20 speedboats reaching speeds to up to 120 miles an hour.

The June 2016 timetable | Source: ventureoffshorecup.com

They will participate in a series of high octane stages over the course of a week in June.

Organisers hope that hundreds of thousands of spectators will turn out for the event, which also hopes to raise funds for the Haiti charity Haven.

Event director Aidan Foley says the event begins in Cork on the weekend of June 11th.

Newstalk.com's Jonathan Healy gave the waves a go: