Orlando, FLA (December 22, 2015) – Today Nautique Boats and the World Wakeboard Association have announced that Nautique has been selected as the title sponsor and official towboat of the WWA Wakeboard World Championships through 2018.
A longtime partner of Nautique, the WWA has been the world’s premier provider and sanctioning body of amateur and professional wakeboard events for the past 27 years. The events include the, Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, Nautique Wake Open, Nautique Pro AM, WWA Nautique Wakeboard National Championships and the WWA Cable National Championships.
The WWA Wakeboard World Championships will now become the fifth and final event of the 2016 Nautique Wake Series season. The only event series to include all amateur divisions, Jr. Pro Men, Pro Women, Pro Wakeskate and Pro Men; the Nautique Wake Series gives riders of all ages, gender, and skill levels the opportunity to compete at an elite level during the entire competitive season.
“I am very excited to open this new door to the future with the original sponsor of the WWA 27 years ago, Nautique Boat Company, stated WWA President Shannon Starling. Nautique and the WWA have been strong partners and friends since the beginning of our sport. With Nautique Boat Company’s extensive global reach and the WWA’s commitment to grow the sport around the world the opportunities are limitless.”
The award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 has been selected as the official towboat for the World Championships. Since its introduction the Nautique G-Series has become legendary, known worldwide for producing wakes that have catapulted progression in wakeboarding, wakesurfing and wakeskating.
“We are very excited to have the Wakeboard World Championships back under the Nautique banner where it belongs. The best wakeboard events in the world should be towed by the best wakeboard boat, and the G23 has proven to be the ultimate wakeboard boat,” stated Nautique President Greg Meloon. “The Nautique Wake Series has grown tremendously over the last three years and the addition of the World Championships fits perfectly as the culminating event.”
About Nautique Boat Company
Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 19 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our Sport Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but 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.
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About the WWA
The World Wakeboard Association is the global leader in wake sports sanctioning. The WWA owns and operates the WWA Wakeboard World Series, WWA Wake Park World Series, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wake Park National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Championships, WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Pro Card and WWA Rider Experience. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the primary source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com