30th Annual Solar Boat Regatta

May 21, 2022

Lake Riley, Eden Prairie MN

Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES)
Event Description

At the MRES' Solar Boat Regatta teams demonstrate knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to design and build boats powered by the sun. They compete in a number of races, culminating with a one-hour endurance race.

This event has given hundreds of middle and high school students, and others willing to step up to the challenge, valuable and unique experience with solar electricity, wiring, motors, fluid dynamics, boat design, construction, and teamwork. By racing the solar powered boat that they have built, students experience the thrill of competition and the pride of accomplishment that comes with creating something useful and fun.

If you're interested in putting a team together, contact Mark Weber at [email protected].


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