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HYDROCONTEST 2018, a spectacular second edition in Saint Tropez
Monday, 10 September 2018

This year’s fifth edition of the Hydrocontest ended in a stoked atmosphere, to the sounds of the Orchestre des Sapeurs Pompiers du Var, a local firefighters’ brass band held in the magical setting of the historic heart of Saint Tropez. After having been emptied of its yachts for several hours, Saint Tropez’ legendary harbour put on an exceptional show for the locals and summer visitors. The 270 students of the 28 international teams competing took part in a team parade and showed the boats of tomorrow in an exceptional final.

Monday, 03 September 2018

The 5th edition of the Hydrocontest in Saint-­‐Tropez, France has been launched yesterday on a sunny day. 28 teams from 15 countries care competing against each other in the mythical Var city in order to win one of the 9 coveted prizes of the first student contest dedicated to the energy efficiency on water.

Sunday, 26 August 2018

This is the promising program that awaits the 30 teams involved in the 5th edition of Hydrocontest, from 3 to 9 September in Saint-Tropez. The first eco-responsible student contest dedicated to maritime energy efficiency intends to take advantage of the bubbling of the French Riviera to raise awareness among the general public of the challenges of preserving the aquatic resource.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

The boats of the future are back for this fifth edition of the HydroContest, student competition aiming on conceive, build and pilot a boat that has to be fast and efficient. Teams from all around the world will be welcomed in the Baie des Canoubiers in Saint-Tropez (France). 31 teams of universities will compete from September 2nd to 9th, a record for the HydroContest. 15 countries will be represented at the event: Switzerland, France, Australia, Spain, England, Croatia, Greece, Serbia, Norway, Colombia, Brazil, Indonesia, Turkey, Tunisia and Peru. A total of 350 students are ready to invade the shores of Saint-Tropez with their prototypes and innovative ideas.

Success, innovation and surprises are in store for the 5th Hydrocontest
Wednesday, 25 July 2018

This year, 32 teams of 15 different nationalities will be presenting their innovative solutions in the town of Saint-Tropez from 2nd to 9th September 2018 in the 5th Hydrocontest, with the final in the historic harbour as a highlight of the event.

Following on from the fervour of previous editions, with the support of the town of Saint-Tropez, the Hydros Foundation has made notable changes to the rules to make the event more popular and to focus attention on the use of renewable energy as an additional means of propulsion.

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