Features

Water's Edge hosts F1 power brunch with Mette Bjerknes

13 June 2017 - 69   - 0

Waters Edge in collaboration with the Lanka Powerboat Association recently presented a fun-filled, day on the waters of the Diyawanna.

The press conference regarding the event was held last month under the patronage of Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka while the F1 Power Brunch with 'Power Boat Princess' Mette Brandt Bjerknes was held last month, a statement from the Hotel said.

power boating 1 power boating 3 power boating 4 power boating 5

The event featuring international F1 champions Mette Brandt Bjerknes who flew in from Norway and John Masters who came down from the UK was held over the weekend. The duo test drove two of the newly acquired F1 boats through their paces, providing a breath-taking water display for onlookers.

The event was supported by the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development  Patali Champika Ranawaka and Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara who have identified Waters Edge as a potential area for the development of water sports in Sri Lanka. Waters Edge’s Chairman Chamath de Silva, General Manager Rohan Fernandopulle and Director Strategic Initiatives Enoj Muthukumarana were also instrumental in securing this event for the hotel.

VVIP and VIP guests experienced the thrills of 100 knots or more over an extravagant brunch with unlimited cocktails and seating with a prominent view. 

This one of a kind experience was brought to you by Waters Edge, the Lanka Power Boat Association, Coca- Cola, Anchor Professionals, Chelsea Tea, Nestle, and Asia Pacific Brewery. The organizers handed over all proceeds from the event for relief efforts, the statement said.

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment

Top Stories

UN Working Group on Arbitrary detention asks for reform of excesive use of preventive prison in Sri Lanka

 The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, visiting Sri Lanka, today requested reforms to address the excessive use of pretrial detention a...

16 December 2017 - Views : 39

Sriyani Wijewickrama sworn in as State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government

15 December 2017

Sri Lanka joins global landmine ban

15 December 2017

IndiGo announces Colombo as 8th international destination

15 December 2017



style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">

 

Features & Analysis

Photographic Exhibition Celebrates Australia - Sri Lanka Cooperation

The Australian High Commissioner, Bryce Hutchesson,opened a photographic exhibition at the Hall de Galle recentl...

In pictures: Women Of The World Festival

The Southbank Centre’s WOW (Women of the World) Festival, Colombo was held recently in partner...

Christmas services at Christ the Living Saviour

The Christmas services at the Anglican Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour will be as follows: Christmas Eve Ser...

Mr.England title winner Jack Eyers visits the Adidas flagship store

Holder of the 2017/2018 Mr.England title, Jack Eyers recently visited the Adidas flagship store at the Racecours...



style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">