Monaco Energy Boat Challenge

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Building the future of propulsion

Launched in 2018 by YCM which supplies the teams with the same design catamaran hull, the challenge for teams is to design the cockpit and the most efficient and durable propulsion system using renewable alternative energy sources limited to a given quantity of energy (max. 10kWh stored on board).


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Drapeau Grèce Monaco Energy Boat Challenge

Oceanos NTUA

Oceanos – NTUA was established in 2016 and consists of 70 undergraduate students from various institutions. Our team is located at the NTUA campus and is organized into five sub-teams. We have actively taken part in the HydroContest for two years (2017-18) and have been participating in MEBC since then. Our biggest achievement is securing the 2nd place overall in 2023, including 3 1st places. Our objectives extend beyond competition, focusing on the broader impact of green energy and contributing to a more sustainable future.

Main features

  • The Yacht Club de Monaco provides the One Design catamaran Hull
  • The Teams imagine & build their own cockpit and propulsion system
  • Alternative energy propulsion system
  • Within regulations & guidelines and followed by validation by a committee
  • 10kWh authorised onboard as primary source of energy (battery, hydrogen, fuel cell)
  • Production/propulsion authorised onboard while racing : solar, wind…

Messina Energy Boat (Italy)

Università degli Studi di Messina

Exocet – Polytechnique (Canada)

Polytechnique de Montréal

Oceanos – NTUA (Greece)

National Technical University of Athens

UniBoAT – University of Bologna Argonauts Team (Italy)

Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

PoliTo H2Fly (Italy)

Politecnico di Torino

Team Elettra UniGe (Italy)

University of Genova

Team Sea Sakthi (India)

Kumaraguru College of Technology

WannSea (Germany)

Technische Universität Berlin

Cóndor Motorsport (Chile)

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Técnico Solar Boat (Portugal)

Instituto Superior Técnico

Hydros Team UI (Indonesia)

University of Indonesia

Néréides – UTT (France)

Université de Technologie de Troyes