Races

Races

This year the second boat of the Solar Boat Twente team, Blue Manta, will participate in the Solar Sport One competition, which exists of five races. As highlight, the brand new boat will compete on an international level against other foreign teams during the WC solar boat races in Monaco. Each race exists of different parts, like sprint, slalom and endurance during which the boat will be pushed to test its efficiency and manoeuvrability. Would you like to see a race for yourself or about the results of the Blue Manta? Keep an eye on this page! Here all the information about the races can be found in one overview. Updates during the race itself can be found on our Social Media.

DC AKKRUM

program

Endurance race

Location start & finish: De Kolk

Starting time: 11:30

Finish: probably around 14:00

Tour Akkrum

Location start 

runners competition:

Near de Kolk (Spoorbrug)

Location start boats: 

Weidlan

Time: 13:30

Sprint

Location start: Boarnswal 15

Location finish: De Kolk

Time: 16:00 – 17:00

LOCATION

Akkrum

SOLAR SPORT ONE

program

Duurrace 

Location start & finish:  Solar

Village*

Starting time: 09:30

Finish: expected around 12:30

Topspeed

Location:  Solar Village*

Starting time: 16:30

Parade through city center

Location:  Solar Village*

Starting time: 19:30

 

* Solar Village = Kanaalkade

& de Beemsterburgwal in

Purmerend

Parcour 

Location:  Solar Village*

Starting time: 11:00

Sprint

Location:  Solar Village*

Starting time: 15:00

 

* Solar Village = Kanaalkade

& de Beemsterburgwal in

Purmerend

lOCATION

Purmerend/Beemster

WC MONACO

program

Qualification race

Time: 14:30 – 16:00 

Fleet race

Time: 9:00

Slalom race

Time: 10:00

Championship race

Time: 14:00

lOCATION

Yacht club de Monaco, France

SOLAR SPORT ONE

program

Endurance

Location start & finish:

het Energieplein

Starting time: 11:00

Finish: expected around 15:00

Sprint

Location start & finish:

het Energieplein

Starting time: 16:00

Ends: 17:30

Topspeed

Location start & finish:

het Energieplein

Starting time: 10:30

Ends: 11:00

Parcour

Location start & finish:

het Energieplein

Starting time: 11:30

Ends: 13:00

Matchrace

Location start & finish:

het Energieplein

Starting time: 14:00

Finish: 16:00

lOCATION

Dordrecht

Results

Race

Dutch Championship Akkrum

Solar Sport One – Purmerend

Solar Sport One – Groningen

WC Monaco

Solar Sport One – Dordrecht 

Solar Sport One overall

type of race

Endurance race

Tour Akkrum

Sprint

Endurance race

Top speed

Parcour 

Sprint

No Participation

Qualification race

Fleet race

Slalom race

Championship race

Overall

Tech Talks

Couldn’t start (technical problems)

results

Could not finish

Could not finish

Time: 61 sec.  (6/6)

4 hours and 34 min.  (2/3)

27,7 km/h             (3/3)

1 km in 2 min. and 43 sec (4/9)

5/9

4/9

3/9

fifth place 

Best Tech Talk (1/40)

Fourth place

Endurance race:

Tour Akkrum:

Sprint:

Qualification Race:

Fleet Race:

Slalom Race:

Championship race:

photos of the race can be found

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