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UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series

The world’s first electric powerboat championship was launched today at the Monaco Yacht Club with plans for a global series on seas and lakes that will drive forward the electric revolution in the marine environment. The UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series is the brainchild of Spanish businessman Alejandro Agag, the founder of Formula E and Extreme E; Rodi Basso, former Director of Motorsport at...

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

As the World celebrates the #WorldEnvironmentDay, the UIM encourages all powerboating stakeholders and fans to share with us your views on how our sport will look like in the future. Together we can act #ForNature Step 1: What do you know about “clean energy” ? Test your knowledge with our quiz: https://form.dragnsurvey.com/survey/r/dd53bcc1

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Interview with Raffaele Chiulli - ATR Radio

During an interview given for Around the Rings Radio on Monday 11th May, UIM President Raffaele Chiulli talks about the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic and related measures on the powerboating sport and on the UIM as an organization.

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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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UIM NEWSLETTER - APRIL EDITION

The April edition of the UIM Newsletter is now available UIM Newsletter - April 2020   CONTENTS       UIM NEWS    •Protective face masks offered to the UIM by China WaterSki, Underwater & Powerboat Federation and Tianrong Sports   •Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held on May 8th   MAY PROGRAMME    •Information on the Outbreak of COVID-19   •WADA Alpha QuizWADA Alpha Quiz   •Be activ...

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Interview with Raffaele Chiulli

On behalf of the entire UIM family, I would like to share my concern and best wishes for athletes, families and colleagues, and for everyone who has been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The UIM and the entire sports world is doing its upmost to protect the health, wellbeing and safety of every single person involved, and that this remains our shared priority Raffaele Chiulli UIM Presi...

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THE UIM MOURNS THE PASSING AWAY OF TULLIO ABBATE

The international powerboating community is deeply saddened by the loss of Italian boat builder, designer and talented pilot, Tullio Abbate, 75, who succumbed to COVID-19 after a few days of hospitalization in San Raffaele, Milan. Born in 1944, son of Guido Abbate, Tullio founded his own shipyard in 1969 on the shores of Lake Como in Italy. The Transalpine builder quickly specialized in the manufact...

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The UIM joins #APRIL6 celebration

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace April 6 was declared as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) by the UN General Assembly in 2013, creating a historical link to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. This decision represented a significant step in recognizing the transformative power of sport and its great potential in advancing positive social chan...

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2019 UIM PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION

The 2019 UIM competition saw entries from 25 photographers in 14 countries submitting a total of 288 images across the seven categories covering UIM competitions around the world.  We know first-hand, the effort it takes to prepare a submission for this prestigious International competition and would like to offer my most sincere congratulations and thanks to every single participant – especially th...

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COVID-19: OPEN LETTER OF THE UIM PRESIDENT TO THE POWERBOAT COMMUNITY

Monaco, March 23, 2020 Open Letter to Member Federations and to the Powerboating Community Dear National Authorities, Presidents and Secretaries General, Dear Members of the Powerboating Community, In face of the global impact the Coronavirus known as COVID-19 is having on individuals and communities worldwide as well as on the economy at national and global scale, I would like to inform you o...

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2019 UIM Environmental Award winner announced

Blue Matrix Labs has been voted the winner of the 2019 UIM Environmental Award for its SunRazor 01 sunpowered foiling boat. About Blue Matrix Labs The vision of the Blue Matrix team is centered on the belief that the excellence in green technologies applied to sports competitions can be transferred to other production sectors to give a concrete effect in the fight against climate change. For this r...

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2020 Powerboat Racing Season starts in Kuwait

2020 Powerboat Racing Season starts in Kuwait with Opening Round of 2020 UIM Aquabike Pro World Championship Breathtaking action and fierce racing duels between the leading Aquabike drivers competing in the 2020 UIM ABP Aquabike World Championship were in the focus of the crowd attending the GP of Kuwait-City. UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli who also presides GAISF and SportAccord, attended the ...

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UIM NEWSLETTER - DECEMBER EDITION

The December edition of the UIM Newsletter is now available UIM Newsletter - December 2019   Summary:    UIM RACES                                                                                                                                                                                •FINAL RANKINGS OF TOP UIM CLASSES TO BE DECIDED IN THE UAE   •2ND ROUND OF THE UIM XCAT WORLD CHAMPIONS...

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President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli reelected UIM President

The 92nd UIM General Assembly with reelected President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli in the chair, has brought an intense week of meetings and exchanges from 13th to 20th October. The Chinese Water Sports Administration (CWSA) has been the host for this year’s UIM General Assembly. Click on the button here below to discover more. UIM Press Release

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