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UIM Calendar News #6 - July 2022

Latest news since UIM Calendar News #5- June 2022 CIRCUIT UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – GRAND PRIX OF REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA AND FIM-GRAND PRIX OF ITALY – POSTPONED ! H2O Racing, Promoter of the UIM- F1H2O World Championship, announces that the second and third round of the 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship, “FIM- Grand Prix of Regione Emilia Romagna” and “FIM- Grand Prix of Italy”, originally...

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Lanéva Boats Wins 2021 UIM Environmental Award

LANEVA BOATS WINS 2021 UIM ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD - SPECIAL MENTION FOR LAGUNA TRASPORTI AND TEST 1 - Monaco-based shipbuilder Lanéva Boats has won the prestigious 2021 UIM Environmental Award in recognition of its ongoing commitment to the production of fully electric luxury boats. And while Lanéva collects the top honor, there are also Special Mentions for Environmental Benefit and Innovation for...

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First UIM-ITA Anti-Doping Workshop in Ibiza

On Friday 13th May 2022 at 7:45 (local time) in Ibiza for the UIM-ABP Aquabike WC, at rider’s briefing room the first Anti-Doping Workshop will be presented and held by @ITA - new UIM’s partner in Anti-Doping activities. Participation at the Anti-Doping workshop is mandatory for all riders and team managers. To confirm the attendance, the riders will have to scan a the QR Code placed at the entrance ...

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UIM E1 Series getting closer to take off

The Yacht Club of Monaco was once again center stage for showcasing the E1 Racebird prototype after it has successfully completed a first series of tests on water in Italy. The event was attended by HSH Prince Albert, President of the Yacht Club de Monaco and UIM Honorary President, E1 President Alejandro Agag and CEO Rodi Basso, as well as UIM President Raffaele Chiulli. The UIM E1 Series will be th...

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ARISF-UIM President Shaping New Pathways for Cooperation in Bahrain

ARISF and UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli had the opportunity to meet in Manama, Bahrain, His Highness Sheikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Vice President of the General Sports Authority, President of the Bahrain Combat Sport Council. The meeting was also attended by the President of WAKO, the International Kickboxing Federation, Mr. Roy Baker, the CEO of the General Sports Authority, Dr. Abdulr...

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ARISF and UIM President Raffaele Chiulli met with FIA President

24 March 2022 ARISF and UIM President Raffaele Chiulli met with FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem at Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain  The FIA Formula 1 GP of Bahrain, first Round of the 2022 FIA F1 World Championship, was the stage of a meeting between ARISF and UIM President Raffaele Chiulli and the new FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem. The role of Sport as a catalyst for progress and the poten...

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2021 UIM Photographic Contest - results

As expected, submissions for the 2021 UIM Photographic contest were significantly reduced as a result of pandemic constraints for competitors, spectators and photographers, with entries from six different countries arriving from New Zealand and Europe. We know first-hand the effort it takes to prepare a submission for a prestigious international contest and would like to offer our most sincere congr...

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Crown Prince of Fujairah and UIM President boost UIM YDP

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah acknowledged the UIM President Raffaele Chiulli for his achievements in the areas of youth development and sustainability and announced a donation of $ 100’000 to the UIM Youth Development Programme on occasion of the 2022 UIM XCAT World Championship, held in Fujairah, U.A.E. “I am very grateful for His Highness’ generosity and for hi...

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RUS and BLR Athletes and Officials banned from UIM Powerboat Racing

The Executive Committee of the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) examined today the situation created by the military invasion of the Ukraine. The UIM EXCO Members expressed their shock over the ruthless initiative taken against a sovereign state. They underlined that the UIM strongly condemns all acts of violence perpetrated against civilians and reaffirms its solidarity with the Ukrainian popul...

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2021 UIM DRIVER & JUNIOR DRIVER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

The vote for the "2021 UIM Driver of the Year" and for the "2021 UIM Junior Driver of the Year" has been launched. UIM Council Members, UIM Fans & Followers are casting their vote on an online survey. The vote will be opened until the 31st of January 2022. UIM Fans & Followers are invited to help pick the legends that will enshrined the UIM Top Drivers & Drivers list, pleasse visit the UIM Offici...

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UIM celebrates 100 years of Excellence in the Powerboating Sport

(first picture available of the UIM General Assembly held in 1924) The International Powerboat Federation, was established in 1922 by a Scot, Dr Morton Smart, and by John Ward. An expatriate Irishman living in Belgium, Ward acted as the first Secretary General of the new organization, while Alfred Pierrard, Director General of the Belgian Ministry of Marine, was elected first President of the Interna...

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UIM Launches application procedure for the 2021 Environmental Award

The UIM is proud to launch the application procedure for the "2021 UIM Environmental Award" WHAT IS THE UIM ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD ? This award recognizes outstanding environmental leaders, whether individuals or organizations that have excelled in the year 2021 in inspiration, vision, innovation, leadership, and initiatives to the benefit of the Environment. WHO CAN APPLY ? UIM Member Federations...

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UIM President Raffaele Chiulli re-elected ARISF President 2021 - 2025

At the General Assembly of the Association of IOC-recognized International Sport Federations, ARISF, held virtually for the second consecutive year, UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli has been re-elected at the helm of this Organization assembling 42 IF’s (https://www.arisf.sport/) for a third mandate from 2021 – 2025. President Chiulli was standing unopposed, as were Vice-President Anna Arzhanova (R...

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2021 UIM XCAT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - A FASCINATING BATTLE FOR GOLD

The checkered flag has been waived for the final time at the end of the Dubai Grand Prix which determined the winners of the 2021 UIM XCAT World Championship. The curtain comes down for the 2021 UIM Powerboating season after five very exciting back-to-back races. Dubai Police teammates Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi got extra satisfaction by securing the UIM XCAT World Championship in their home w...

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UIM Launches the 23rd Edition of the UIM Photo Contest

23rd UIM PHOTO CONTEST ON THE 2021 RACING SEASON We are « back on track » with international Powerboat racing!  After the break in 2020, caused by COVID-19, we are pleased to announce the re-launch of the UIM Photo Contest in its 23rd edition. The following categories will be awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze distinction. Please be aware that except for the category “Open”, only photographs taken...

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MoU signing ceremony between WT, THF and the UIM

On May 6, 2020, World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) via video conference, to promote humanitarian, peace and development initiatives in Sport.

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