Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo Team Up
The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil fuels and asking competitors and the Monegasque community to strive for zero emissions during the 5-day event.Torqeedo has partnered with Yacht Club de Monaco to ensure that all boats involved in the organization of the event are 100% electric and will serve as the event’s Technical Sponsor.The Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge aims to inspire technical innovation by matching the creativity of young engineers with experienced manufacturers to design…
Mediterranean - A New Playground for IMOCAs
In line with a sports policy driven by its President HSH Prince Albert II, the Yacht Club de Monaco is organizing the first Monaco Globe Series early June, the first stage of the new IMOCA (2018-2020) Championship. The second will be the Route du Rhum in November which celebrates its 40th anniversary. With nine of the 60-footers already registered and one pending confirmation, the double-handed non-stop offshore race without assistance is a chance for competitors to rack up points towards selection for the Vendée Globe 2020.
Yacht Chefs Contest at the Yacht Club de Monaco
As part of its training center La Belle Classe Academy, dedicated to the yachting professionals, the Yacht Club de Monaco has partnered with the yacht brokerage company Bluewater to organize, on April 5, a culinary contest for yacht chefs. This 2018 edition saw 12 leaders of different nationalities compete. All 12 are superyachts chefs onboard vessels over 40 meters, from which 5 fly the Monaco Yacht Club's flag: Rola (47m), Black Legend (50m), Sokar (64m), Royal Romance (92 m) and the very emblematic Lady Moura (105 m).
MYS Supports the 2018 Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean
The Monaco Yacht Show joins forces with the Event Committee of the 2nd edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, that will be held on the terraces of Opera Garnier on the opening day of the Monaco Yacht Show, Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Chaired by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean will bring together international artists and renowned philanthropists committed to actions for marine protection. Organized by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation…
Superior Prepares for Monaco Debut
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, September 24-27. “This is our first time exhibiting in Monaco,” said Superior CEO, John Hogan. Among their products is the new Waterscape project, the world-first commercial and domestic adaptive floating system (AFS) recently patented and launched in Australia. Created by Hogan and architect, Alexander Lotersztain at Derlot Pty Ltd, Waterscape shines the spotlight on the “water appeal” of a home or venue.
BLUE: Ocean Film and Entertainment
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the pressing needs of our ocean explain the spawning of innovation at BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit (BLUE). This annual multi-disciplinary summit is a convergence of bright minds with big hearts focused on expediting ocean conservation - now when it’s needed most. BLUE sets in motion a mix of ocean all-stars mobilized by a supportive environment of breathtaking (and sometimes gut-wrenching) films, creative ideas and new technology.
Wood Forever Pact: New Criteria for RINA Green Plus Yacht
A Monaco yacht show dedicated to the Green philosophy through numerous initiatives aimed at boosting environmental awareness in the world of pleasure craft. On Saturday 28 September, aboard the 55-meter Ocean Paradise built by Benetti shipyards, an event was held which left a notable green footprint on the decks of the super yachts: leading classification company RINA Services and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation joined forces to promote the sustainable use of wood in the yachting industry.