Race Course

SOLAR1 MONTE CARLO CUP 2015
The most exciting solar-nautical race in the world

Over the course of a thrilling July weekend, competitors from all over the planet will gather to fight it out again for the first ever ‘green’ crown in powerboat racing.

Boats will once again be put through their paces in the beautiful Monaco waters, with teams going head-to-head in three categories of race that test speed, endurance and manoeuvrability.

Official Race Courses

SLALOM
Individual boats are timed from start to finish in this test of manoeuvrability in Port Hercule, where 10 buoys are spaced 20m apart for a distance of 300m, racing there and back.

FLEET
In this test of endurance, all the boats race together following one course in the Larvotto Bay in front of all coastal Monegasgue hotels; Fairmont, Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo Bay and Monte Carlo Beach. A race of 3 nautical miles, lasting 2 hours.

ONE-ON-ONE SPRINT
Two boats race side by side in a thrilling test of speed right inside Port Hercules in full view of the spectacular new Yacht Club building and the stunning terraces of the Hermitage Hotel and Hotel de Paris, covering the distance of 200m.