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Paddocks and exhibitors village: progress explained and innovations in action

Ashore and at sea a comprehensive programme awaits participants. The event’s unique format combines the varied on-water challenges, sea trials, speed records, endurance & manoeuvrability contests, with a technical expertise component ashore. The exhibitors Village will be buzzing with a full day conference, a hydrogen round table and daily team Tech Talks open to the

Job forum : in the search for young talent

As part of the collective ‘Monaco, Capital of Advanced Yachting’ umbrella to position the Principality as a centre of excellence in this industry, the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge organisers have been running a Job Forum since 2019. It is proving once and for all how the yachting industry generates jobs. Since the first year, around

Three categories on the start

Sixteen teams from 11 nationalities are competing in the Energy Class for which organisers supply a one design catamaran hull to competitors who must select an energy solution and design an emission-free propulsion system. The one major constraint is the maximum quantity of energy they can use, set at 10kWh for this edition, and they

The alternative propulsion meeting for a carbon-free future for yachting

Tuesday 3rd May 2022. As the 5th Monaco E-Prix and Salon Ever ends in the Principality, both focused on sustainability and renewable energy, the Yacht Club de Monaco has extended its lead in the search for eco-friendly solutions as it gears up for the 9th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge 4-9 July 2022. Held under the

Act now!

Monaco Energy Boat Challenge Meetings   The Energy Boat Challenge round table held on the afternoon of Thursday 24 March 2022, on the occasion of the Monaco Ocean Week taking place at the Monaco Yacht Club from 21 to 25 March, enabled the speakers to discuss the theme of “Low carbon strategy and added value

Under the banner of exchange

Monaco Pavilion Dubai Expo 2020   Saturday 12th March at the Monaco Pavilion Dubai Expo 2020, a conference will be held by the Yacht Club de Monaco and Rochester Institute of Technology under the aegis of Monaco Capital of Advanced Yachting regards their participation in the 9th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge (4-9 July 2022). The

Foretaste of Monaco Ocean Week

9th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge   At Monaco Ocean Week in March, a Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation initiative, alongside the Monaco Oceanographic Institute and CSM (Centre Scientifique de Monaco), Yacht Club de Monaco is organising Rencontres du Monaco Energy Boat Challenge on Thursday 24th March, a conference on the theme:

Eco Conception Prize: life cycle assessment

9th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge   The Monaco Energy Boat Challenge has renewed its intention again this year to put sustainability at the heart of the event with its Eco Conception Prize. The idea is to push teams to perform a 360° project analysis from design to completion and beyond. Recycling or

10kWh – raising the energy bar

9th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge   Updated rules for this year has increased the energy allowance to 10kWh. Teams have seized the opportunity to build faster boats, with some moving from single to dual motors, with an eye to beating the Energy Class speed record set in 2021 of 13.589 knots by

New regional qualifications

9th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge   The Energy Class has been such a success that YCM is opening up qualifier events on other continents like China which in 2023 will host the first regional qualifications in Sanya. The three best teams will automatically qualify to compete in Monaco for the finals. An


Event organizer

Founded in 1953 by Prince Rainier and presided by HSH the Sovereign Prince Albert II since 1984, the Yacht Club de Monaco brings together 2,500 members from 80 nationalities. With the most prestigious private yachts in the world under its umbrella, YCM now occupies a unique place in the world of yachting and international yachting.

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