GaleForce Rollercoaster in Ocean City Ready to Thrill Summer 2017


WATCH VIDEO > Delayed for a year, but ready to roll for the Summer of 2017. The Ocean City Boardwalk welcomes GaleForce…. the crazy & wild new Roller Coaster at Playland’s Castaway Cove.

  • 125 Feet Tall
  • Beyond 90º Drop
  • 64 MPH Launch Speed
  • Three Launches
  • 7 Thrilling Elements

The launch of the amazing GaleForce in Ocean City was supposed to be 2016. It was pushed back more than a year due to shipping delays and other setbacks.

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One delay was the discovery of a section of track slightly out of alignment. It wasn’t a potential safety issue, but management smartly wanted to make sure the ride was extra smooth……with no bumps.

Ready to roll for the Summer of 2017. The Ocean City Boardwalk welcomes GaleForce…. the crazy & wild new Roller Coaster at Playland’s Castaway Cove.

Playland Castaway Cove in Ocean City is owned by Scott Simpson.

“We were able to put a neat little package together in a very small footprint that gives you exciting elements,” said Tim Timco, vice president of sales and marketing for S&S Worldwide the company that built the coaster.

“Our guys did a super job. Scott Simpson was wonderful. He’s one of the most knowledgeable park owners to work with. Between what he had in his head and our engineering, we had to come up with this beautiful coaster.”

The ride features a 100-degree drop, a 180-degree twisting climb, an off-camber dive drop, a corkscrew roll, a top hat twist, and a raven dive.

 

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