SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team

The Race

The Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup is a completely carbon free, nautical race hosted from one of the world’s most glamourous locations at the Yacht Club de Monaco. This high profile event is the brainchild of sustainable energy champion and yacht designer Sergei Dobroserdov and is supported by the Foundation Prince Albert II de Monaco.

Monaco residents, elite racing enthusiasts and the movers and shakers of the solar power industry will gather together from the 9th -11th July 2015 to watch 23 international teams compete in this thrilling event in the open waters of the Mediterranean.

The race promises to generate some of the most innovative solar power boat designs that utilise the most advanced lightweight composite technologies.

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Teams will compete in either Open Class or A Class categories and the course incorporates slalom, fleet and one-on-one sprint stages.

The SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team has entered the A Class group and will be competing against teams from the Netherlands, Turkey, Belgium and Poland.

The Race Course