Even with no international racing on the horizon for 2020, Australian based Maritimo Racing are busily preparing for their UIM XCAT World Championship and Australian Superboat title defence, when that day comes.
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Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi have jointly produced a brand new offshore catamaran that is intended for competition use in the UIM XCAT and the APBA Offshore Championship race series' and are looking to target the pleasure market.
According to a press release from the 2019 UIM XCAT World Champions, Maritimo, the Mercury powered catamaran series will have a new championship promoter this year.
The UIM have posted the 2020 international offshore calendar which currently comprises of four events.
The Australian based Maritimo took a series of firsts in Dubai last weekend.
The pairing of Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton became the first team to win both the UIM XCAT Racing World Championship and the Pole Position World Championship.
Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton in Maritimo won the 2019 XCAT Racing World Championship in Dubai today.
The Aussie pairing took a fine race win to seal the title, the defending champions in Abu Dhabi #4, Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori, were forced to take a one lap penalty after missing a bouy, while leading the race and that was the end of their championship challenge.
Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori took a major step towards retaining their title in the UIM XCAT World Championship with victory in a dramatic Dubai Grand Prix today.