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A New Partnership begins

Sunreef Yachts Eco joins Rafael Nadal’s E1 team as Official Partner. The world’s first and only high-speed electric boat race, the E1 sets a new standard in marine sports. With a strong focus on marine conservation and green boating, the E1 philosophy perfectly aligns with the Sunreef Yachts Eco vision.

An electrifying race

The E1 Series is a new kind of motorsports competition featuring electric-powered Racebird boats. High-speed races take place in iconic locations including Jeddah, Venice, Puerto Banus, Monaco, Rotterdam or Hong Kong. Nine mixed teams get behind the helm of the Racebirds to compete in a thrilling championship, blending innovation and sustainability with the thrill of racing.

E1 Team Rafa & Sunreef Yachts Eco

With a lineup of team owners including celebrities from the world of sports and show business, the E1 puts strong emphasis on entertainment and sustainability. Team Rafa pilots are Cris Lazarraga – European Jet ski racing champion in 2019 and vice world champion in 2021, as well as Tom Chiappe – an experienced powerboat racer, world endurance champion, Karting SWS World Champion 2023 and winner of the 24 hours of Rouen in 2016.

Team owner Rafael Nadal has a strong relationship with the Sunreef Yachts brand. One of the greatest tennis players in history, he is an experienced boater and Sunreef catamaran owner.

Racing with a purpose

The E1 Series forges partnerships, drives awareness, and takes tangible action. The organizers collaborate on coastal habitat restoration initiatives and create content to teach children the importance of ocean health. To accelerate the development of electric technologies, E1 will also offer to install charging points at each venue to incentivize recreational boat users.

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