222 Offshore is an Australian based powerboat racing team that competes internationally in the Class One World Championship USA and the XCAT World Championships, both of which are sanctioned races under the UIM banner.  In Australia, the team competes in selected races of the Offshore Superboat Championships and also conducts on-water activations and static displays for corporate entities.

“John Barbagallo is a well-known name amongst the racing / engine building industry and his work is second to none.  As the engine builder for the teams Australian racing engines, John is an integral part of the 222 Offshore team and their continuous effort to improve and develop reliable and competitive Offshore Racing engines.”

- Team 222


  • Length: 12m
  • Width: 3.2m
  • Weight: 4200kg (rigged)
  • Engines: 2 x 790HP JB Automotive Custom Built (inboard)
  • Hull: Fibreglass composite
  • Designer: Michael Peters
  • Fuel capacity: 2 x 500 litres
  • Propellers: Hering 5 blade
  • Speed: 220km/hr +