SOLAR & ENERGY BOAT CHALLENGE

 12 – 14 July 2018

 

Buoyed by the success of the first four editions, the Yacht Club de Monaco is to expand the solar-powered boat event to embrace all clean energy sources. The goal: promote and optimise propulsion systems. Organised in collaboration with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Hydros Foundation and the International Powerboating Federation (UIM), the event is the only one of its kind in the world. 

The purpose is to encourage technological innovation to meet the energy needs of the leisure boat and shipping industries and the accompanying and environmental prerogatives.  

 

“Our wish is to bring together a new generation of engineers to imagine and build the motorboats of tomorrow. It is an integral part of the Principality’s commitment to the environment, spearheaded by our President Prince Albert II.  If we want to position Monaco as the capital of yachting, we are duty-bound to play our part in these technical advances. These students are reinventing motorboating, they are creating their future by building a cleaner tomorrow. How can we not support them?” explains YCM General Secretary, Bernard d’Alessandri.

 


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