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SOLAR1 IS ANNOUNCING RESULTS OF 2ND EDITION OF SOLAR 1 – MONTE-CARLO CUP

Monaco, September 16th, 2015 – The second edition of the Solar 1 – Monte-Carlo Cup powered by the Yacht Club of Monaco took place from July 9th to July 11th 2015 and united 24 teams from 9 different countries. The teams competed in three separate events comprising an endurance race of 30 laps, a test of maneuverability on a slalom course and a one-on-one speed duel.

The 2015 rankings are as follows:

Open Class
1st  Clafis Private Energy Solar Team I, Netherlands, (800 points)
2nd Clafis Private Energy Solar Team II, Netherlands, (600 points)
3rd  Tu Delft, Netherlands, (450 points)

A Class
1st  Dutch Solar Boat Team, Netherlands, (700 points)
2nd SCIGRIP, Poland, (700 points)
3rd  Han Solar Boat Team, Netherlands, (450 points)

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SOLAR1 IS TO BRING TWO NEW TEAM MEMBERS…

Monaco, September 16th, 2015 – With two successful 2014 and 2015 solar boat races seasons behind us, Solar 1 is poised to extend its racing reach to other destinations worldwide, and we are actively looking at suitable locations in addition to our traditional home in the Principality of Monaco. With this objective in mind, our team is putting another solar-cell in its engine with the addition of two new Monaco-based team members as of September 2015…

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ITS ONLY THE BEGINNING…

“This is not only an event which will be repeated but an event created to change opinions and impact the minds of the now and the future.” Sergei Dobroserdov, CEO of Solar 1, the driving force behind Solar1.

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MONACO’S SUNSHINE FUELS THE FUTURE 

The departure from Quai Louis II of the giant 30m PlanetSolar catamaran with 512m2 of photovoltaic panels signalled the end of the Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup, the first race for boats powered by the sun on the open sea in the Mediterranean.

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THE FIRST DAY OF RACING IN THE SOLAR1 MONTE CARLO CUP 2014

In the first day of competition, the Fleet race saw the three classes in strong competition with each other. The sun was strong and the water was slightly choppy, a regular day for most boats but still challenging for boats raced previously on lakes or along waterways.

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SERGEI DOBROSERDOV, PRESIDENT OF SOLAR1 WELCOMES YOU ALL TO THE SOLAR1 MONTE CARLO CUP

“Welcome to the future! Solar1 races was created to promote the use of solar power in our everyday lives, which I strongly believe in. I see it as a great opportunity to animate and excite a new generation, whilst also focusing their attention on important issues such as renewable energy. We use global events to communicate, educate and promote a greener and brighter future to a new generation. Today, we race in Monaco. Tomorrow, we hope to bring the same excitement and innovation to other major yachting centres world-wide. I would like our future to v clean, economical and sustainable. Solar1 moves us all towards a greener, brighter future!” 

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MULTI AWARD WINNING FAIRMONT MONTE CARLO PARTNER WITH SOLAR1

“When you’re looking out for the environment, it helps to have good partners.  Our partnership with SOLAR1 comes to reinforce once more our mission and message.”

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Enphase Energy become a key partner of the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 and share the message of sustainability.
”We are excited to take part in this unique event” said Olivier Jacques, EMEA Managing Director, Enphase Energy. “Our vision is to make solar simple and energy smart so everyone is empowered to create a zero energy footprint for themselves, their home and their business. Both Solar 1 and Enphase Energy are striving for a cleaner and more sustainable future. While Enphase is empowering people with innovative networked solar systems, Solar1 is promoting the use of solar towards new generations in a very creative way.”
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SuperYacht Times and Solar1 team up for the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014
“The Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup 2014 promises to be an exciting event for superyacht owners and professionals alike. Innovation and becoming more environmentally aware are very important for the superyacht industry and we at SuperYachtTimes.com support all new initiatives that promote this. We are very excited to work together with the team of Solar1 to cover the Monte-Carlo Cup 2014!” Merijn de Waard Managing Director
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Wajer & Wajer Yachts become the proud tender sponsors of the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014
Solar1 shall be offering a number of VIP guests the option to board several VIP vessels around the prestigious port and out at sea. With that being said Solar1 has recruited an official VIP tender sponsor to transport our very important clientele to these VIP stations and that is why we welcome on board Wajer & Wajer.
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PlanetSolar expands it activity and collaborate with Solar1
This year, after hibernating for the winter at the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly (Lorient, France), the MS Tûranor, PlanetSolar will soon cast off for new unexplored solar expeditions and dock at the new Yacht Club de Monaco for the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014.
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