Kardboard Kayak Races

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Kardboard Kayak Races
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Event Date: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00 to 15:00

Where: West Beach near Sea Landing (where Condor Express docks)
What: Kardboard Kayak Race Team Challenge ― Build it & Race it
When: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Check-in, 12:00pm • Building and Racing, 1:00 – 3:00pm
Cost: $30 (SBMM members), $40 (non-members)

Register here or call (805) 456-8747
(Number of teams is limited, so to guarantee entry, please register early)

If you prefer to mail in the form, you can download the application.

As part of Semana Nautica, SBMM hosts the annual Kardboard Kayak Races.

Sponsored by Condor Express
Supported by SB Family Life, Channel Islands Outfitters, SB Sailing Center and Sushi Go Go

SBMM’s Kardboard Kayak Race challenge teams to a battle of wits, design, and courage! Teams of up to 4 will receive 2 sheets of cardboard, 1 roll of tape, a marker, a utility knife, a yardstick, and one hour to construct a functioning kayak. Then they will be ready to race other teams in their heat, finding out whose design can hold up to the pressure of paddling out to a buoy and back. The Kardboard Kayak Races are divided into separate heats, with prizes awarded to participants in the Family Fun heat (geared toward family groups with younger kayak paddlers) and the Paddling Pros heat (geared toward adult and/or “skilled” competitors). Speed and construction design will be the true test!

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