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UIM awards the 2012 world champion racers at the 4th UIM Awards giving gala

The fourth UIM Awards Giving Gala, held in Monaco last 23rd of February, has been unquestionably a great success.

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Alex Carella (Ita – Qatar Team) F.1 World Champion awarded by Dr. Raffaele Chiulli (left) , UIM President and Mr. Nicolo di San Germano, Uim Promoter (right).
Photo by Paolo Maggi

An impressive event, organized at La Salle d’Or of Fairmont Hotel – Monte Carlo, with more than 400 guests, which included World Champions, National authorities, celebrities and VIP’s. The happening started with a press conference, attended by main international media representatives, followed by the official Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony, where the 2012 Uim Environmental Award Winner and Special mentions projects has been presented.

UIM Environmental Award Winner – SL 94 By Sanlorenzo. Mr. Marco Viti, Sanlorenzo Vice President(2° from right), and Mr. Mario Gornati, Sanlorenzo, Head of Marketing and Communication (3rd from right) , receiving the trophy by the UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli (right) and Mr. Bernard D’Alessandri, YCM Secretary General(left).

UIM Environmental Award Winner – SL 94 By Sanlorenzo.
Mr. Marco Viti, Sanlorenzo Vice President(2° from right), and Mr. Mario Gornati, Sanlorenzo, Head of Marketing and Communication (3rd from right) , receiving the trophy by the UIM President Dr. Raffaele Chiulli (right) and Mr. Bernard D’Alessandri, YCM Secretary General(left).
Photo by Paolo Maggi

Over 70 UIM World Champions from more than 25 different federations had the opportunity to step on this prestigious arena and get their well deserved honours.  During the Gala, the 2012 UIM Environmental Award Winner (Sanlorenzo, SL94) and the three UIM Special Mentions (Powerboat P1 Management Ltd , VSY Viareggio Superyachts, Volvo Penta) received their extraordinary trophies.

During the season 2012 the UIM organized over 120 International titled events world championsip, with more than 900 racers involved in the overall international competitions.

 

Final UIM World Champions group pictures.Photo by Paolo Maggi

Final UIM World Champions group pictures.
Photo by Paolo Maggi

This year the Stefano Casiraghi Memorial Trophy, Class1 Offshore World Champion in 1989,  was awarded to Charles D. Strang from USA. With his over 50 years of membership in UIM Council Mr. Strang is worldwide knows as one of the in discussed authorities in the powerboating world.  The new Safety Awards has been given to the Dubai Government for the continuos efforts in developing and improving the Safety in Powerboating.

The UIM President Raffaele Chiulli, at the end of the press conference, stated: “The UIM Awards Giving Gala which I have proudly created 3 years ago has now become an impressive gathering event for our whole Sport’s community, partners, sponsors and stakeholders and it is also a fantastic opportunity to show our progresses on key aspects such as Safety, Environment and Youth Development”.

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Summary:

·         Fourth UIM Awards Giving Gala – Monaco 23.02.2013
·         Class 1 a trilling finale
·         UIM and  WPPA  are going forward with XCAT
·         F1H2O – Carella did it again
·         FIM Gala in Monaco
·         UIM President visit in Qatar
·         Powerboat P1 GALA Ceremony  in  London
·         H1 World Championship in Doha, Qatar
·         Out & About

The Union International Motonautique will host its annual World Champions Awards Giving Gala in Monaco

The UIM will host its annual World Champions Awards Giving Gala on Saturday 23rd February 2013 at the prestigious Salle d’Or of the Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel in Monaco. The UIM, as the world governing body for all powerboating activities, will reward the 2012 World’s best racers and celebrate the successes of the racing season.

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Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, UIM President said: “We are very pleased to bring together our World Champions to receive their well deserved honours and uch a highly prestigious attendance. We will have guests from all over the world and also from several international sport federations which will bring along their role-model Champions”. This special event will be attended by VIP guests and senior representatives from National Authorities, Council, Promoters, IOC, International Sport Federations, Institutions, Boatyard Industry, selected enterprises and International Media.

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Along with the UIM 2012 World Champions who will receive their awards, the UIM will also present other significant recognitions such as the “Stefano Casiraghi Memorial Trophy” and the 2012 UIM Environmental Award and Special Mentions. The Stefano Casiraghi Memorial Trophy is the tribute annually given in recognition of special service to the sport and to whom in their career have done something extraordinary in improving and developing our sport. The UIM Environmental Award has been launched in 2009 to inspire and recognize excellence in innovation, development and application of environmentally friendly technologies.

Among the main selection criteria: Innovation, Significance, Practicality, Usability, Economic Feasibility and Environmental Benefit. For the 2012 edition there will be a Winner and the Special Mentions.

A press conference introducing the event and the UIM Awards winners will be held at the Salle de la Mer, Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel at 4.00 pm.

UIM first photos of 2012 GALA in Montecarlo

UIM Award 2012 GALA

 

 

 

 

-3 days to UIM Gala award 2012

Pic of the day -3 to UIM Award Gala 2012. New boats for the Youth Developement Programme introduced at Boote Dusseldorf 2012

03 – Press Release -YDP LAUNCH

 

UIM Award Gala 2012, countdownd begings: -5 days!

Pic of the day -5 to UIM Award Gala 2012: a Class 1 full power racing

80 of the 2011 world chams wait for their awards!

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UIM 2011 Environmental Awards Winner and Special mentions

Azimut 50 Magellano is the 2011 UIM Environmental Award. This represents one of the most important award for “green-yachting” for pleisure boating.

ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY”: MERCURY RACING of Mercury Marine. A division of Brunswick Corporation

“ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT”: PLANET SOLAR PROJECT
“INNOVATION”: FRAUSCHER SHIPYARD

Click here for press release: 02 – Press Release -UIM ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNER