Buyer's Guide 2014



Photo: Raffaello Bastiani


The UIM XCAT World Series set

out to revolutionize the sport of offshore

power boating with a new

approach. Under the leadership of

Dubai based World Professional Powerboat

Association (WPPA), sanctioned

by UIM the world governing

body of powerboat racing and with

full backing of the government of

Dubai the UIM XCAT World Series

is plotting the course to undoubtedly

the most professional and international

powerboat racing yet.

With affordable yet spectacular

race boats, attractive prize money,

strong fleets, smart logistics, a

spectator friendly format, high-tech

media coverage and international

TV distribution the UIM XCAT World

Series advances into a global circuit

in 2014. Fourteen venues across the

Middle East, Asia, Europe and the

Americas have signed up and 2015

will see the addition of venues in

Africa and Australia.


is raced in up to 10 metres long

multi-hulls built with advanced carbon

fibre technology which are

powered by two outboard engines

providing massive horse power,

totaling 600 hp and up to 5,000cc

using eco friendly fuels. But innovation

does not stop here. 2016 will see

the introduction of the new state of

the art XCAT PRO class which will

revolutionize the sport. The existing

XCAT yachts will continue racing in

an amateur series alongside the new

XCAT PRO class.

Marinepool is Strategic Partner

and Official Clothing Supplier

to the circuit, a deal which is the

culmination of a successful 8 year

cooperation with the WPPA. A

dedicated XCAT Collection will be

available at all races world wide in

the race village and online through

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