What is the UIM

About the Union Internationale Motonautique

 

Established in 1922, the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) is the world governing body for all Powerboating activities.                 .
It is fully recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is a member of the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF) and of
SportAccord. The UIM has 60 affiliated National Federations.                .

The
main disciplines of the UIM are : 

-  Circuit ( F1, F2, F500, F4, Formula Future.)
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 Offshore ( XCAT, Class 1, Class V1 etc.)
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 Pleasure Navigation
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 Radio-controlled boats
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Aquabike ( Jet ski)

 

In the quest of increasing media exposure, improvement of financial independence, and geographic growth, the UIM has contracted promoters dealing with the flagship classes of its different racing disciplines such as Class I, Offshore, F1 and F2 Circuit, and Aquabike Class Pro                                              .

As the Internationally recognized authority for world power boating, the UIM is charged with protecting and
building the future of the Sport on behalf of its national federations and competitors and is responsible for creating a safe, accessible, unified and thriving world renowned sport. 

 

Our activities

 

Highly competitive, fascinating, intensely challenging, risky and entertaining, Powerboat Racing is the ultimate adrenalin rush and regarded as one of the most spectacular and exciting sports in the world. 

Geographical growth, environmental issues, financial pressures and the quest for media exposure continue to increase the complexities of the organization’s role as it delivers governance and change.

In 2017, supported by the emergence of independent promoters across all five continents, the UIM has increased its global influence and organizes 157 races worldwide. 

 

2017 UIM corporate brochure.pdf