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Powerboating - 12 Jan 2005
Due to the disaster that on December 26th severely damaged South East Asia the Grand Prix of Thailand scheduled in Phuket on March 13th has been cancelled.
Powerboating - 26 Jul 2004
London (UK) 26, July 2004: Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM quoted marine sports company, announces the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Zapcat Racing Limited, approved by shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting of the Company held today.
Powerboating - 09 Jul 2004
Clipper Ventures plc, the AIM listed marine events company chaired by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, today announces the proposed acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Zapcat Racing Limited.
Powerboating - 14 May 2004
Singapore, May 11, 2004 - SG International, based in Singapore, has recently been formed to promote key Union International Motonautique (U.I.M.) sanctioned events across Asia Pacific to include the UIM F1 Powerboat, F2 Powerboat and Aqua Bike World Championships and other water sports.
Powerboating - 13 May 2004
Thursday, 13 May, MILAN (Italy) - The International Offshore Team Association (I.O.T.A.), the officially sanctioned promoter and worldwide commercial rights holder of the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship has confirmed that it has entered into an agreement with the Spanish communications group MEDIApro for 'live' and post production of this year's nine race championship.
Powerboating - 27 Apr 2004
Lausanne, April 21, 2004.... UIM F1 Powerboat Rights Holder, Idea Marketing S.A have appointed TWI to handle the worldwide broadcast distribution rights for the Championships for 3 years with a further 3 year renewable deal upon completion in 2006.
Powerboating - 20 Apr 2004
Brighton will host Britain’s first ever Powerboat P1 World Championship Grand Prix in July 2004. 16 high performance powerboats will compete in an Endurance race over 80 miles, and a Rally race over 50 miles on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th July. With the race course in viewing distance from the shore and the powerboats reaching speeds of 150kmh, it promises to be a dramatic spectacle for the public, who can enjoy the event for free along the length of Marine Parade and the seafront. The Briti
Powerboating - 01 Apr 2004
Singapore, April 1, 2004 – Fulford PR has been appointed to oversee the entire international public relations account for UIM F1 Powerboat World Championship 2004, after rolling out a successful communications plan for the UIM F1 Powerboat World Championship in Singapore last October. The appointment by Independent Sports Marketing, the F1 rights owners and worldwide marketing coordinators for the Championships, includes the execution of a comprehensive communications plan and on the ground sup
Powerboating - 15 Aug 2003
The International Offshore Team Association (I.O.T.A.) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with FAMA Holdings, a Saudi Arabian conglomerate led by its Chairman, His Highness Prince Faisal Bin F.A.M.A. Al-Saud, to bring the Superfund Class 1 World Powerboat Championship to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2004.
Powerboating - 20 May 2003
After some speculation regarding the 2003 Class 1 racing calendar Chris Parsonage has confirmed that he has clinched a three-year deal which will keep the spectacular Class 1 British Powerboat Grand Prix in Plymouth until at least 2005. The new contract was signed with the championship's global promoter the International Offshore Team Association (IOTA).
Powerboating - 21 Aug 2002
The British based Sunseeker XS Racing team, the leading team in European and World endurance racing has announced sponsors for its 2002 programme.
Powerboating - 23 Jul 2002
Mr. Niall Reddy, Acting Chief Executive, Bord Failte today announced that the UIM Formula One Powerboat Grand Prix of Ireland will take place on the River Suir in Waterford City on September 13th - 15th next.
Powerboating - 08 Mar 2002
Sonny Hawkins, owner of the US based FLYING TIGERS SUPERCAT OFFSHORE POWERBOAT TEAM, and UIM representative and Stewart Mison a London based sports and television marketing expert, have gone into business together and formed GLOBAL POWERBOAT MARKETING INC, based in Buffalo New York. In this new venture they have been joined by Dan Wilkins a US based sports media executive, who for sometime has been working on a powerboat race series in the Caribbean.
Powerboating - 11 Jul 2001
Offshore Sport Promotion Limited (OSP), the promoter and worldwide commercial and television rights holder of the U.I.M. Class 1 World Offshore Powerboat Championship, has appointed Pippa Neilson as its marketing manager.
Powerboating - 10 May 2001
A three year contract has been signed today between Abu Dhabi Television and the UIM F1 contracted promoter Mr Nicolo di san Germano for the acquisition of exclusive rights for full live events of every Formula 1 powerboat Grand prix for the territory of Abu Dhabi Sport Channel Satellite footprint.
Powerboating - 01 May 2001
The Class 1 World Offshore Championship returns to British waters after a six-year absence following today’s announcement by OSP (Offshore Sport Promotion) that Plymouth will host round 5 of the 2001 World Championship on Sunday, 29 July.
Powerboating - 22 Feb 2001
The UIM F1 Powerboat 200l World Championships begin on February 25, 2001 in the Tebrau Straits of Malaysia at the foot of the Malaysian Peninsula, then continues April 8 to Portimao, Portugal, May 20 in Dunaujvaros, Hungary, June 3 in Riga, Latvia, June 17 in Campione, Italy, July 1 in Caliari, Italy, August 5 In Stralsund, Germany, August 19 in Moscow, Russia, September 9 in Austria, October 19 in Sharjah, UAE, October 26 in Abu Dhabi, UAE and December in Brazil.
Powerboating - 23 Nov 2000
Malaysia's H2O Sports in Five-Year Powerboating Deal
Powerboating - 06 Jul 2000
Off Shore Powerboat Racing Goes Global
Powerboating - 17 Apr 2000
Olympic Museum, Lausanne; U.I.M., in partnership with EUPHON, the Torino based European Multimedia Production Group and SYMAH VISION, of LagardÞre Group, introduce EPSIS to enhance Sponsorship Visibility of F1 Boat racing.
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