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Manitou Park

Old Main Road

Naramata, BC V0H 1N0

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Grab your friends, family, guests, and anyone brave enough to enter a carboard boat with you.


Its simple really!! Here's what you have to do:

1) Say your coming - through this event (we will need an official registration form)

2) Gather some friends

3) Draft & Build a Carboard Boat

4) Meet at Naramata Elementary School @ 10am

5) Parade your boat to Manitou Park

6) Assemble on the beach

7) 3, 2, 1 - GO!!


Trophies for:

  • Fastest boat
  • best decorated boat
  • best team costumes
  • team with most spirit
  • boat that stays afloat longest
  • the titanic award


Construction Material & Rules

The ENTIRE boat must be built from cardboard & duct tape. Duct tape may be used to reinforce seams. No paint is allowed on the day of the event, all paint must be cured prior to boat launch. Decorations are allowed and encouraged provided they are not used as structural or fl oatation elements and will not come off during the race. Crew costumes are encouraged but for safety please take off any bulky clothing before race starts as material is VERY heavy when wet. NO wood, plastic, rubber, infl atable devices, Styrofoam, fi berglass or plastic. NO caulking compounds, two-part/mixed adhesives, glues or epoxy mixtures or coatings are allowed. NO electrical, gasoline, benzene, propane or other chemical or electrical propulsion systems are permitted. NO surfboard style boat is allowed. The boat MUST have sides to it. The crew compartment CANNOT be enclosed so as to interfere with escape. Please no small pieces that may fl oat off and pollute the lake.

Participant Rules.

Every crewmember must wear a personal fl oatation devise (PFD). You CANNOT race without the proper signatures on the entry form. During competition, crew must be IN the boat, not towing it, or holding it between their legs, swimming, or allowing the life jacket to provide the fl oatation of the vessel. NO pets can occupy a boat during competition. Throwing water on another boat is reason for disqualifi cation, unless said water comes from the incidental splash of a paddle. Contestants are expected to maintain the decorum and dignity expected of a yachtsmen. Sunken or discarded boats must be disposed of in designated trash receptacle.

Corrugated Cardboard only! No Metal--No Screws--No Motors.

**Life Jackets Must Be Worn During Race.**

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Naramata, BC V0H 1N0

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