Established in 1922, the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) is the world governing body for all Powerboating activities. It is fully recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is a member of the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF) and of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF).
The main disciplines of the UIM are Circuit ( F1, F2, F500, F4, Formula Future.), Offshore ( XCAT, Class 1, Class V1 etc.), Pleasure Navigation, Radio-controlled boats, Aquabike ( Jet ski), Solar & Electric and MotoSurf.