ORLANDO, FL (December 10, 2020) – Nautique Boats is proud to announce the brand-new Nautique Masters Qualifying Series for the Junior and Pro waterski divisions to be held for the 61st Nautique Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament®, presented by GM Marine Engine Technology in 2021. Taking into consideration the unprecedented circumstances of 2020 waterski events around the world, for one year only this series will allow the best current waterskiers the opportunity to earn their spot in the 61st Masters in a fair and inclusive manner.
“We are excited to announce the all-new Nautique Masters Qualifying Series,” said Nautique President Greg Meloon. “In an extraordinary year, we want to provide athletes with a clear path to earn their invitation to the 2021 Nautique Masters including the best athletes in the world with the opportunity to compete. I look forward to seeing everyone at the 61st Masters!”
The Nautique Masters Qualifying Series will be comprised of three qualifying events that will be used to fill the 2021 Masters Pro divisions. Two of those events will also include Junior disciplines in order to fill the 2021 Junior Masters divisions. Below is a list of the Nautique Masters Qualifying Series events, and for a full list of qualifying criteria, please visit masterswaterski.com
- Qualifying Event #1: May 7-9, 2021 at Pickos Ski School in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
- Qualifying Event #2: May 14-16, 2021 at Drew Ross Ski Academy at Isle of Lake Hancock, in Winter Garden, Florida.
- Qualifying Event #3: May 21-23, 2021 at Jack Travers’ International Tournament Skiing in Groveland, Florida.
The criteria for invitation into the wakeboarding divisions at the 61st Nautique Masters will not change from previous years. The Nautique Qualifying Series are strictly for waterski divisions and will only be held in 2021.
Held each year in Pine Mountain, Georgia, on Robin Lake at beautiful Callaway Gardens, the Masters is the most prestigious event in all of towed watersports. An invitation to compete at the Masters is universally considered an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline. The 61st Masters tournament is sanctioned by the IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA. For more information about the Masters and for the daily schedule, please visit masterswaterski.com
About Nautique Boat Company:
Nautique is celebrating its 95th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 95 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, Parker, and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.