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YCM paves way to sustainable yachting

29 February

  In line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and under the aegis of the collective ‘Monaco, Capital of Advanced Yachting' approach, Yacht Club de Monaco continues to ramp up initiatives using technology to help protect the environment. Attended by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the latest was launch of the first autonomous green hydrogen pontoon that can fill 30 cylinders and supply eight teams with green hydrogen in preparation for the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge (1-7 July 2024). "The Monaco Energy Boat Challenge was launched 11 years ago. It is very satisfying to see how far we have progressed. Even with limited resources it is now possible to produce green hydrogen," says YCM General Secretary Bernard d'Alessandri.   As the aim is for Monaco to spearhead responsible yachting, YCM unveiled the pontoon attended by officials including Céline Caron-Dagioni, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development; Patrice Cellario, Minister of the Interior; Armelle Roudaut-Lafon, Director Maritime Affairs; Olivier Wenden, Vice-President of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation; Marco Casiraghi, engineer and instigator of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge; and Francesco Prazzo, General Manager, SBM Offshore. The pontoon also highlights YCM's Corporate Social Responsibility policy that aims to realise the visions of a Sovereign who believes that "faced with the climate

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Romanian National Day Celebrated in Monaco

Romanian National Day Celebrated in Monaco

7 December 2022

In front of an assembly that brought together more than 200 guests, Romania celebrated its National Day in Monaco last Saturday, in the Belle Époque room of the Hôtel Hermitage. The Head of Cabinet of HSH Prince Albert II, Ministers, Ambassadors, Consuls, ...

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Cars Collection of Prince Albert of Monaco II

Cars Collection of Prince Albert of Monaco II

25 November 2022

Right in the heart of Monaco, next to the famous harbour that hosts so many important events, there is a special place, so close to the Monegasque royal symbolism: the Cars Collection of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. You start to follow the time ...

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The Best Ways to Celebrate Christmas and Ney Year's Eve 2022 in Monaco

The Best Ways to Celebrate Christmas and Ney Year's Eve 2022 in Monaco

17 November 2022

For the end of 2022, Monaco wants to rediscover its child's soul. As part of its "Like a child" theme, the Resort sees things big through its establishments and mythical places to share its great Art of Living with children aged ...

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NASA astronaut, Colonel Ron Garan talks about space to the students in Monaco

NASA astronaut, Colonel Ron Garan talks about space to the students in Monaco

26 October 2022

Supporting local students, Monaco resident Zsolt Szemerszky invited NASA astronaut, Colonel Ron Garan to visit the Principality of Monaco on the 2nd of November and inspire them with amazing stories of spaceflights and spacewalks from his journey beyond the edge of space.Learning about space has ...

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La Pétanque des Toqués at Antibes Juan Les Pins

La Pétanque des Toqués at Antibes Juan Les Pins

6 October 2022

This year, October 3 was petanque day. And for a good cause! In the beautiful place of La Pinede in Antibes Juan Les Pins, teams of amateurs and not only met to play petanque. But, in addition, at petanque with chef's ...

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Monaco Yacht Show 2022: the 1st green hydrogen marine ecosystem

Monaco Yacht Show 2022: the 1st green hydrogen marine ecosystem

30 September 2022

EPHYRA launches the 1st green hydrogen marine ecosystem at Monaco Yacht Show 2022 Aquatic ecosystems in seas, lakes, streams and rivers are fragile.What if, for the first time, powerboating turned really clean, silent and sustainable?EPHYRA has invented a global, autonomous and virtuous ...

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Official Captain & Crew Lounge at Monaco Yacht Show 2022

Official Captain & Crew Lounge at Monaco Yacht Show 2022

23 September 2022

Monaco Yacht Show takes place in Monaco from 28th of September till 01st of October. During the event, one of the manifestations is The Official Captains & Crew Lounge , sponsored by Maison del Gusto Yacht. Top Chefs Masterclasses during Monaco Yacht Show Every day during the MYS, ...

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Monaco under Mystical Bolivian Style

Monaco under Mystical Bolivian Style

19 September 2022

  On a warm September evening, 18 to be more precise, Bolivia landed in Monaco and conquered the glamorous land and, especially, the Yacht Club of Monaco for the AMLA gala. Taken all in by the Latino colours and energy, by the moving sounds of ...

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