In an announcement today at the Paris Boat Show, MasterCraft are delighted to have been chosen as the official towboat of both the Water Ski and Wakeboard World Championships.
MasterCraft have enjoyed a long and successful relationship with the International Water Ski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) having supported many previous events including the Wakeboard World Championships and also the World Cup, an invitational elite only series that has grown year on year and recently celebrated its 29th stop in Putrajaya – Malaysia.
Vice President of International Business – Ian Birdsall comments:
“This six year agreement to partner the IWWF and MasterCraft in all world titled Wakeboard and Water Ski events is a tremendous opportunity to continue the growth of these sports Worldwide, and is a fitting follow on to our support, from the very beginning, of the World Cup of Water Ski and Wakeboard, now in its sixth year”
“This long term commitment will make it possible for Water Ski Federations, and competitive skiers and Wakeboarders around the world to be confident in the knowledge that the most important and prestigious events will be pulled by the very best in towboat performance and technology, and give them the opportunity to train behind exactly the same boat they know they will ultimately be competing behind. With this in mind we will be producing “World Championship” editions of our Pro Star and X-Star models that will be available for purchase by official federations and clubs throughout the world.”
As a company renowned for supporting and investing in the sport at a level higher than any other boat brand, MasterCraft continue to prove commitment and this is echoed by the President of the IWWF - Kuno Ritschard who commented “we are indeed very fortunate to have such strong innovators as supporters of our sport”.
The next World Championships are being held in Dubna – Russia and further announcements are to be made shortly.