8e édition – Monaco Energy Boat Challenge


With 17 teams registered including SBM Offshore E-Racing Team, the Energy class is the first category to close registrations. Contestants for the Solar class, which expects around 15 teams from all over Europe, have until 15th May to confirm their attendance. Idem for those in the Open Sea class which numbers two Monaco-based teams namely Vita Yachts and Lanéva celebrating two years since the launch of its first boat at an event attended by YCM President HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.



In total, 35 teams, 25 universities and 19 nationalities have confirmed their presence across the three classes.  Italy, France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Portugal, UK, Greece and Germany, as well as United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, China and Peru, will be represented at this 8th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge. A unique event, it highlights the creativity and progress being made by researchers, academics, future engineers, inventors and yachting and energy professionals.

Imagining tomorrow’s yacht sector, promoting R&D, partnering industry with the young generation, and encouraging innovation while protecting the environment are the founding values of this meeting. The ultimate aim is to work towards a sustainable future based on renewable energy sources.