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The organisers of a speed boat race on the river Tyne say they hope its success will attract similar sporting events.
The North East leg of the Zapcat Championships was held over the weekend at the new City Marina on the Newcastle Quayside.
The River Tyne is the only urban waterway in this year's national speed boat racing Championship League - and the flat water makes it a more exciting course for spectators than the beach.
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A sport known as the water version of Formula One is taking place for the first time on the River Tyne.