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The tridimensional model of the catamaran we are building for the teams is available online.

The .igs file is available for download from this page:

http://www.4shared.com/file/110697856/d3ad0dd0/cat_desafio_solar_2009.html

Please get in touch if you need any help

Registration is open until 30th June 2009. To register please download and fill in the registration form available here, and return it to desfiosolar@gmail.com

Here’s a description of the catamaran we will produce for 10 of the participating teams. 7 of them are already taken, 3 still available! If you need more information, or a translation!, please get in touch at desafiosolar@gmail.com

You can also access the specifications by clicking here

In june 2008 the Copacabana, built by students, technicians and professors working here at the Polo Nautico, took part in the Frisian Solar Challenge…

A total of 11 teams now confirmed their participation, only 3 of them will build their own boat: LabMecTurb 1, LabMecTurb 2 and Ipanema.

The deadline to submit the registration form is 30th June 2009

Here is the list of registered teams:

  1. Arpoador, do Polo Náutico da UFRJ –  will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  2. Barco Solar UFSC, da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  3. ETEHL – Náutica, da Escola Técnica Henrique Lage – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  4. Equipe UEZO-Náutica, da Universidade Estadual da Zona Oeste – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  5. Equipe GAM- Sport, Grupamento Aéreo Marítmo da Polícia Militar do Rio de Janeiro – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  6. Maricá – Lafae UFRJ- will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  7. Água Viva – Instituto Náutico de Paraty – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  8. LabMecTurb 2, do Laboratório Mecânica da Turbulênciada UFRJ – will not use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  9. LabMecTurb 1, do Laboratório Mecânica da Turbulência da UFRJ – will not use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  10. Ipanema, do Grêmio Náutico da UFRJ – will not use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
  11. IFF, do Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia Fluminense – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico

Teams interested in taking part in the Desafio Solar Brasil must fill in and return the registration form to desafiosolar@gmail.com. Registration is open until 30th June 2009

Until now 10 teams contacted us and 7 of them intend to take part, using the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico. We can provide 10 catamarans maximum, first come first served!

The following teams have complete the registration process and will participate:

1. Arpoador, do Polo Náutico da UFRJ – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
2. Barco Solar UFSC, da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
3. ETEHL – Náutica, da Escola Técnica Henrique Lage – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
4. Equipe UEZO-Náutica, da Universidade Estadual da Zona Oeste – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico
5. Equipe GAM- Sport, Grupamento Aéreo Marítmo da Polícia Militar do Rio de Janeiro – will use the catamaran provided by the Polo Nautico

The following teams must complete the registration process:

* LabMecTur 1, do Laboratório Mecânica da Turbulência da UFRJ – will not use the catamaran
* Ipanema – GN – UFRJ – Polo Náutico – will not use the catamaran
* Água Viva – Instituto Náutico de Paraty
* Maricá – Lafae UFRJ-  will use the catamaran
* IFF, do Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia Fluminense – will use the catamaran

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