Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge 2020
In 2020, Swiss Solar Boat will participate in an international competition: the Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge. Organized since 2014, the MCSEBC promotes innovation and the development of systems based on green energy sources. This competition is a real technological challenge designed to meet the energy needs of the maritime world while meeting today’s environmental prerogatives.
Boats must comply with a range of rules covering both technical dimensions and energy systems. In Solar Class, a prototype draws its energy from an on-board reserve, continuously recharged by the solar panels installed on the deck.
If you want to know more, visit the official website of the Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
The competition takes place over three days and is divided as follows
composed of several races:
- 1. Fleet Race: endurance of more than two hours
- 2. Speed race: a quick speed record.
- 3. Slalom: a technical course of 0.2 nautical miles.
- 4. Championship race: a one-on-one duel against.
The fastest, most agile and reliable boat wins the prize competition.
Innovation and eco-design are also rewarded.