In photos: UIM XCAT World Series 2016

Action from the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing at the Dubai International Marine Club
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(L-R) Second, First and Third place winners of the Pole Position race, Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton of Gold Coast Australia, Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi of Victory Team, and Mikael Bengtsson and Erik Stark of Swecat Racing celebrate during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing, at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Pal Virik Nilsen and Brett Luhrmann of Team Australia race for pole position during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton of Gold Coast Australia race for pole position during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing, at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi of Victory Team race for pole position during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing, at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Alfredo Amato and Diego Testa of Carpisa Yamamay race for pole position during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton of Gold Coast Australia and Erik Stark and Mikael Bengtsson of Swecat Racing race during the Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Run at the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 16, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Majed Al Mansoori and Rashed Al Qemzi of Abu Dhabi Team 4 race during the Dubai Grand Prix - the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats are competing, at the Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)
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Teams race at the start of the Dubai Grand Prix during the Second round of the UIM World Series where 14 boats ae competing, at Dubai International Marine Club on April 15, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. XCAT, short for extreme catamaran, is one of the most challenging and extreme forms of powerboat racing in the world. (Getty Images)