Around the Challenge, Yacht Club de Monaco is supported by partners and sponsors all sharing a common vision: to work for the future of the yachting industry by fostering innovation, encouraging energy efficiency and the use of new energy sources, and praising sustainability practices within the sector.
Prince Albert II Foundation
In June 2006, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco decided to establish his Foundation to address our planet’s alarming environmental situation. The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a global scale. The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations, in the fields of research and studies, technological innovation and socially-aware practices.
Gouvernement de Monaco
Spread over six departments and some fifty services, the 3,600 employees of the Monegasque Administration are the lifeblood of the Government of Monaco, which is committed on a daily basis to promising and significant projects in all of Monaco's main sectors of activity: economy and finance, justice, environment, town planning, digital technology, security, health and social action, education and culture.
Extended Monaco is the Principality of Monaco's digital transformation programme, financed and implemented by the Government of Monaco through the DITN (Délégation Interministérielle chargée de la Transition Numérique) teams.
We are always open to ideas, innovations and suggestions for improvement.
Mairie de Monaco
The Town Hall is the oldest institution in Monaco. 745 people work in 20 municipal departments representing various fields of expertise: Social (early childhood, seniors, social assistance); culture (Monaco Media Library, Rainier III Academy, Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques-Pavillon Bosio, Monaco Exotic Garden); entertainment (Espace Léo Ferré, City Animation, Princess Antoinette Park); living conditions, environment and sustainable development (Civil Status, Municipal Police, Communal Domain, Posting); sports and leisure (Saint-Charles Swimming Pool, Rainier III Water Sports Stadium…); youth; heritage and traditions.
Cluster Yachting Monaco
The Cluster Yachting Monaco is an association of different organisations and companies operating in the Yachting industry which aims to bring together professionals working in the Monaco marketplace.
The Cluster was established on the initiative of a top level committee (Conseil Stratégique pour l’Attractivité de Monaco) founded by the Monaco Government in 2014. The primary goal is to interact and generate dialogue with decision-makers and develop synergies between professionals, with a willingness to be open to other related business sectors and provide the very best services and products to the yachting and maritime sector.
For over 120 years, SMEG has distributed electricity and natural gas in the Principality of Monaco. Its mission is also to maintain and operate all public lighting installations.
Moreover, since 1987, SMEG has operated an energy plant that feeds a thermo-electric refrigerating plant. This provides heating and cooling to the urban network serving the Fontvieille district, by recovering energy from the waste recycling centre of its subsidiary Société Monégasque d’Assainissement (SMA). In an ongoing quest to improve the welfare and comfort of the Monegasque population by respecting the environment and in complete safety, SMEG accompanies the development of the Principality of Monaco in a sustainable way.
They embarked on the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge adventure.
As a leading private bank and wealth manager with proven investment banking capabilities, we are able to protect and grow the wealth and businesses of our clients and their families. We have been cultivating this heritage of excellence for over 163 years.
Autonomous driving, electromobility, on-demand mobility and connectivity – mobility has never been as fascinating and automotive transport as exciting and promising as it is today. With BMW.com, the international BMW website, we wanted to create a platform that makes this fascination accessible and these technological trends understandable. With articles on the theme of mobility, stories about old and new BMW milestones, facts about historic, current and future BMW models.
As an industry pioneer Oceanco's ambition is to create and support the most advanced and inspiring motoryachts and sailing yachts in the world.
Ferretti Group is a world leader in the design, construction and sale of luxury yachts and pleasure vessels, with a unique portfolio of prestigious and exclusive brands: Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing, Itama, CRN, Custom Line and Wally.
At SBM Offshore, our people have unrivaled experience and understanding of the needs of the global offshore energy industry. Our product development is driven by evolving market demand.
Established in Monaco since 1950, Jutheau Husson, the leading broker in the Principality, conducts insurance brokerage and reinsurance activities in Monaco, Europe and internationally.
EODev (Energy Observer Developments) is the result of the unique experience acquired on board Energy Observer: the first clean energy self-sufficient hydrogen vessel, developing innovative solutions for the environment. Created in March 2019, The company's mission is to accelerate the energy transition by offering sustainable, reliable, efficient, and affordable industrial solutions.
SYBAss’ mission is to ensure that the unique needs of the world’s leading superyacht builders are addressed on the international stage.
Société Nautique de Monaco
Affiliated to the French Rowing Federation, the Société Nautique de Monaco perpetuates the dynamism of its founders and distinguishes itself on the regional, national and international rowing and sea rowing podiums. Every year, it organises competitions in the Principality, including the Prince Albert II Challenge which closes the rowing season.