On Sunday, September 13, the team The Ukrainian Spirit on the boat Seagull, for the first time became the world champion among high-speed boats Powerboat P1 in the SuperSport class.
The Ukrainian crew of the speedboat Seagull consists of three men: the Maltese pilot Aaron Kyanar, the Italian mechanic Angelo Tedeschi and Ukrainian navigator Viktor Shemchuk.
At the final stage of the Grand Prix of Sicily, which was held September 11-13 in the waters of the Ionian Sea, Syracuse, Italy in the first race speedboat «Seagull» took third place, and in Sunday's race finished second. In the overall standings, this allowed to take the second place at the Grand Prix and bypass the main pursuer — the Italian racer Baia Attolini. Based on the results of five stages, the Seagull glider team won the World Championship.
Powerboat P1 — is a type of racing by ocean-going powerboats at a ring distance in the open sea are considered an analogue of the Formula-1.