Maritimo X50 delivers in spades

The X50 addition is the next to join the revolutionary X-Series line up and will look to add to what has been one of the most successful product launches in Maritimo’s history, following in the footsteps of its larger cousin the X60. The X50 is brimming with new innovative design features, continuing Maritimo’s evolution through the X series line up. X-Series lead designer Tom Barry-Cotter said the X series’ revolutionary design made a strong statement that Maritimo is a united team committed to further establishing itself as industry leaders in design and performance.

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Its another 160mph high speed world title for the Class 1 offshore power boat Victory Team

Arif Al Zafeen and Mohammed Al Marri produced another faultless display to win race 2 of the Skydive Dubai & Dubai Duty Free Grand Prix and clinch the 2011 UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship. In what has been a difficult week for the Dubai team the scratch pairing of Al Zafeen and Al Marri, racing together for the first time, responded in the best way possible to complete a hat-trick of wins in their home Grand Prix, their double race win clinching an eleventh World title for Victory Team.

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Pure ecstasy onboard the new Fiart Mare Epica 58

Italian boat builder Fiart Mare has launched their new flagship model the Epica 58. Fiart Mare’s continuing range expansion sees their new flagship enter the 50 foot plus market supported by their under 50 foot learnings. Fiart Mare has a distinct design and feel that is unmistakable, dare we say it that the Italian brand has a certain soul and flair that surrounds its range and its something you will notice when you come into contact with the Fiart Mare Epica 58.

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No where to hide at 160 mph in the Norwegian UIM Class 1 offshore power boat Grand Prix 2011

Sheikh Hassan bin Jabor Al-Thani celebrated his 50th race start and his first win in Class 1 alongside Steve Curtis with a superb flag-to-finish victory in race 1 of the BMW Norwegian Grand Prix.

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What’s hot off the press and ready to Boot into 2011

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Its that time again and Boot Düsseldorf 2011 exploded into action. So what were the hot launches from Germany‘s largest International Boat Show.

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The 2010 season ends in Dubai with Fazza crowned world champions at 170mph

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Arif Al Zafeen and Nader Bin Hendi brought down the curtain on the 2010 UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship with their ninth win of the season on a day of mixed emotions at the Emirates/Dubai Duty Free Dubai Grand Prix. On the first anniversary of the tragic loss of powerboat champions Mohammad Al Mehairi and Jean-Marc Sanchez, the Dubai Victory Team’s Fazza crew wanted to mark the occasion with a win dedicated to their team-mates.

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Viva La Vida Aquariva – buts thats not Cold Play?

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In a highly anticipated collaboration, Marc Newson has partnered with Riva and their official designers, Officina Italiana Design, to reinterpret the ‘Aquariva’ speedboat. ‘Aquariva by Marc Newson’ will be launched as a limited edition of 22 units in September 2010, available worldwide through Gagosian Gallery.

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Class 1 offshore season starts and its a triple delight for Fazza 3 in Rio

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Sunday, 28 March, RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil): Arif Al Zafeen and Nadir Bin Hendi completed a hat-trick of wins, winning race 2 of the Brazilian Grand Prix to take a maximum 40 points from round one of the UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship and make the perfect start to the defence of their World Championship title.

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