Children (10-12 yrs) build their own solar-power driven mini-boats and test the buoyancy and velocity of their design. The race will be in a swimming pool close to Solar Village.
This is a perfect project to let the young generation meet with the future of sustainable energy.
YOUNG SOLAR CHALLENGE
Young Solar Challenge is organisation behind the Young Solar. High school pupils (14-17 yrs) build their own solar-powered boat during specific classes and after school. Young Solar provides a construction kit and three junior classes at several university colleges throughout the country. Teachers are amazed by the fanaticism of their pupils.
NEW BORN - CLASS
This design is a new addition to the family. For 18-24 year old students. Affordable materials, off the shelve technology, yet state of the art racing. If you've never been challenged before this is your way to step into the world of solarboat racing.
V20 - CLASS
A design specific boat which restricts and deepens the areas of innovation. Hydrofoils, propulsion and tactics are the differentiating factors.
OPEN - CLASS
The teams are encouraged to think outside the box. They are challenged to compete for the best designs and smartest technologies. Speeds of over 50 km/h have been measured, spectacular!