The competition originated in October 2014. It is organized by Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Hydros Foundation and the International Powerboating Foundation.
The goal of the competition - development of new forms of vessels, development of hydro-wing technology and alternative propulsion systems, using exclusively ecological energy sources to power the vessels of the future.
Project requirements and constraints are given by detailed technical rules.
The Solar Class competition is performed in several disciplines: Fleet Race, Slalom Race, Championship Race
Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge 2021
The goal of the project was to sail around the island of Krk (120 miles).
The start of the project was November 2020, and the idea and the project of the solar vessel are being worked out for two years.
First stage 30.10.2020 - Rijeka - Glavotok Krk (22 km)
Second stage 31.10.2020 - Glavotok - City of Krk (18 km)
Third stage 01.11.2020 - City of Krk - Baška (26km)
Fourth stage 02.11.2020 - Baška - Vrbnik (22km)
Fifth stage 03.11.2020 - Vrbnik - Jadranovo (20 km)
Sixth stage 04.11.2020 - Jadranovo - Rijeka (15km)