Azimut Magellano 50 was crowned winner of the prestigious “2011 UIM Environmental Awards” for its technology and boat owner services and its high level of environmental friendliness by the “Union Internationale Motonautique”. The award’s distinguished jury has recognised Magellano 50’s innovation and its extensive technology employed to benefit the environment and the boat owner.
Founded in 1922, The UIM is the world governing body for all Powerboating activities. It is fully recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The UIM has been paying special attention to the environment over the years by promoting issues, activities, and competitions, all with an increasingly attentive eye to respecting the environment. UIM President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli presented the official awards to the engineer Francesco Ansalone, Marketing Director of Azimut Benetti Group, during the ceremony gala on the 11th of February in Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco, at the magnificent Salle des Etoiles.