The eighth Energy Boat Challenge starts in Monaco

Everything is ready in Monte Carlo for the 8th edition of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge, scheduled from 6 to 10 July 2021. Organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with the International Federation of Power Boating (Uim) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation . The meeting is an important opportunity to showcase and propose new clean and alternative propulsion systems. This edition is supported by the partners Iqos and Credit Suisse, flanked by BMW and Ypi. Raffaele Chiulli (Uim President): “This initiative, now in its 8th edition, is producing the effect we were hoping for: that is, an ever greater attention to green energy and sustainable mobility. As UIM President – continued Chiulli – I took the commitment to make a change in promoting an increasingly eco-friendly and environmentally friendly boating and motorboat sector. In this sense, we are proud that an increasing number of university centers, research centers, start-ups and, above all, of young people are approaching motor boating and the marine environment, with a sense of protection and respect. “The Monaco Energy Boat Challenge is an international challenge accessible to the public, which welcomes universities and professionals from all over the world to race in three different classes: Energy, Solar and Open Sea Class. The event goes beyond the sporting aspect and helps to create a platform where the sharing of knowledge and skills as well as good practices is essential. The numbers, moreover, speak for themselves and confirm the great global participation: 32 teams, 22 universities and 17 nationalities have already confirmed their participation. Italy, France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Portugal, England, Greece and Germany, but also the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, China and Peru will be represented during this unique event, which stimulates the creativity of researchers, academics, future engineers, engineers , inventors and professionals in the nautical and energy sectors.Two conferences scheduled during the Munich Energy Boat Challenge. On Thursday 8 July the theme will be the “energy transition”, where the focus will be on alternative solutions and sustainable initiatives in the yachting sector. On Friday 9 July, however, the second round table of the Monaco Hydrogen Working Group will be staged. The initiative aims to bring together institutions and leaders in hydrogen development to discuss its application in the various sports and transport sectors. With the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge, concludes Raffaele Chiulli, “we continue to face energy and environmental challenges, identifying and promoting innovative and eco-sustainable solutions for the boating and motor boating of the future”.

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