Maritimo racing

With a heritage in offshore racing, Maritimo provides world-class technology that will excite all true-boating enthusiasts with no compromise on luxury. Just like the leading automotive brands involved in sports like Formula One, racing culture flows through Maritimo at all levels. Maritimo is unique within the boating industry being the only major luxury motor yacht builder in the world with a dedicated racing division within the company and with these credentials no other manufacturer can match the technology and performance built into every Maritimo.


R30 - XCAT

DRIVERS

DRIVERS

More than 15 years since first racing together, Norway’s Pal Virik Nilsen will join Tom Barry-Cotter in the cockpit of the Maritimo designed and constructed R30 XCAT for the 2022 UIM XCAT World Championship.

CHAMPIONSHIPS

CHAMPIONSHIPS

Current UIM XCAT Powerboat World Champions

RACING HQ

RACING HQ

With our purpose built facilities, Maritimo Racing Division has been using the extended offseason as opportunity to test and develop the Maritimo R30 design and setups.

UPDATE

UPDATE

Maritimo Racing have been gathering data from the valuable test time, and applying to the design and construction of a new R30 XCAT for later in the 2022 season. The first laminates of carbon fibre and Gurit Corecell ™ are curretly being packed into the mould

CLASS

UIM XCAT World Championship

(Asia, Middle East, Europe)

LENGTH

31" FT

9.5 M

WIDTH

9' 8" FT

3.0 M

WEIGHT (with drivers)

5,290 LBS

2,400 KG

ENGINES

2 x Mercury Racing 400 ROS Outboards

POWER

800 MHP

TOP SPEED

125 MHP

200 KMH

CONSTRUCTION

Carbon Fibre / E-Glass

DESIGN

Tom Barry-Cotter

MANUFACTURER

Maritimo Racing Division

STATUS

UIM World Champion

R40 SUPERBOAT

DRIVERS

DRIVERS

More than 15 years since first racing together, Norway’s Pal Virik Nilsen will join Tom Barry-Cotter in the cockpit of the Maritimo designed and constructed R40 for the 2022 Australian Championship.

CHAMPIONSHIPS

CHAMPIONSHIPS

APBA Australian Offshore Superboat Champions 2020

RACING HQ

RACING HQ

Maritimo is in a unique position internationally in the luxury motor yacht manufacturing sector being the only company with a dedicated race team competing internationally. The knowledge gained through the racing division ultimately feeds through to the production motor yachts enhancing performance, design, engineering, fuel economy and overall usability.

UPDATE

UPDATE

With 2020 races cancelled and a limited race schedule in 2021 due to lock-downs Maritimo Racing are busily preparing for the Australian Superboat title defence in 2022.

CLASS

APBA Australian Offshore Superboat Championship

(Australia)

LENGTH

40’ FT

12.19 M

WIDTH

12' 3" FT

3.75 M

WEIGHT

9,700 LBS

4,400 KG

ENGINES

2 x 510ci

8.3 L Maritimo Racing N/A V8

POWER

1,600 MHP

TOP SPEED

140 MPH

225 KMH

CONSTRUCTION

Carbon Fibre

E-Glass

DESIGN

Michael Peters

MANUFACTURER

Maritimo Racing Division

STATUS

APBA National Champion

MARITIMO 11 RACE YACHT

SKIPPER

SKIPPER

Michael Spies – For Spies this year’s event will be his 44th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. He has previously won handicap and line honours titles, is a former race record holder and has won five world championships

RACES

RACES

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race line honours.

RACING HQ

RACING HQ

The 54 foot Westerly marine built yacht, named Swiftsure 2, was found and met all of Maritimo’s criteria, to bring back to Maritimo’s Special Projects division at Maritimo’s state of the art Australian based Racing Division to be upgraded and refitted.

UPDATE

UPDATE

Preparations are well underway for the 2021 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Boxing Day.

Racing Heritage

Maritimo Racing has a proud and successful history that dates back decades and the design and technological benefits that have stemmed from that racing success are enjoyed daily by Maritimo owners around the world. We have a competitive culture with an uncompromising fixation on finding the next edge over our competition and we are staunchly opposed to complacency, with the firm belief that when your product is not evolving, it leaves you exposed to being caught from behind.