UIM ELECTRIC BOAT - CLASS RULES

 

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UIM ELECTRIC BOAT  -  CLASS RULES

 

The Union Internationale Motonautique - UIM - is the world governing body for power boats, racing, offshore, aquabike, pleasure navigation and radio control.  The following is an extract:-

 

RULE No. 591 Electric Propelled Boats

591.01 - Electric propelled boats are accepted as International series.

591.02 - These boats are not intended to race, though they can attempt World Records.

591.03 - Electric - The whole of the energy required shall be stored and carried on board.  While the boat is being timed over the measured distance no external addition of energy shall be permitted and no addition to the stored energy shall be permitted from an internal combustion engine carried on board.

591.04 - The hull is free.

606.06 - In speed records, the time elapsing between the two runs must not exceed 20 minutes or the attempt is not valid.

These rules were approved and adopted on the 11th March 1989.

 

UIM ELECTRIC RECORD RULES

 

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