Lorenzo Bacchi retained the UIM 3D World Championship at the Marina di Ragusa, Sicily, today.
Racing with his son, Andrea, the Italian drove his Mercury powered Victory catamaran to 2 straight wins in a weather hit event, the organisers decided to cancel the third race due to strong winds.
2019 UIM 3D World Championships - Marina di Ragusa
|#||Boat Name||Driver||Co-Driver||Hull / Engine||Points|
|D10||Gasbeton||Lorenzo Bacchi (ITA)||Andrea Bacchi (ITA)||Victory / Mercury||800|
|D8||Marco||Mario Di Cosmo (SUI)||Roberto Di Piano (ITA)||Rautti / Mercury||525|
|D18||Hoses Technology||Giampaolo Montavoci (ITA)||Fabio Tron (ITA)||Hotboat / Mercury||352|
|D7||World Composit||Francois Pinelli (FRA)||Matthieu Baccellini (FRA)||Victory / Mercury||300|
|D3||International||Diego Cardazzo (ITA)||Nicola Dell'aquila (ITA)||Victory / Mercury||169|
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.