All participating sailors are kindly requested to complete the Sailors registration form.

The Engineering Challenge Cup (ECC) was founded in 1993. It involves friendly, competitive sailing between yachts representing companies associated with engineering. This one-week event is held in spring every year in the Mediterranean with six daily events.

The ECC has been staged in Greece (Kos, Athens and Lavrion), Turkey (Marmaris, Kusadasi, Göcek and Bodrum), Croatia (Pula, Splitand Biograd), Spain (Mallorca) and Italy (Elba, Sardinia and Sicily). Participating nationalities over the years: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Luxemburg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Ossetia, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, USA, Wales and Zimbabwe.

May 2024, the 29th edition will take place: ECC 2024. Commodore Allard de Vos Klootwijk and his crew of Boat 8 now have the honour to organise this fantastic event for you. It will be yet another unforgettable week of competition – safety first -, good sportsmanship and forging and celebrating friendships!


Sailors registration

All participating sailors are kindly requested to complete the Sailors registration form. Some information is required to comply with the necessary formalities to enable participation. Other data is collected in order to provide access to the event app (as soon as it comes online), facilitate networking opportunities and marketing purposes. 

Location & dates

Announcement of the (probable) ECC 2024 location and dates, a gentle reminder for registration and more in ECC 2024 Bulletin 2.

Registration open

How to confirm your participation and more (date, entry fees, etc.) in ECC 2024 Bulletin 1.

Sponsoring ECC 2024

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of ECC 2024, please get in touch. We will work with you to ensure your brand reaches this key audience.

Sponsors ECC 2023