Tim Mansel, part of team CKC and the winners of the ‘fastest boat to sink’ , provides an entertaining perspective of our cardboard canoe competition – read the blog post here.
120 tasty burgers.
80 smiling faces.
65 scrumptious cupcakes.
50 square feet of recycled cardboard.
13 cardboard canoes.
5hrs of good weather.
4km of tape.
1 fantastic cardboard canoe challenge.
With all of the sunshine we’ve had this summer, some messing about on the river seems like a great way to cool off. You have the chance to do just that on Saturday 9 July, with Cremorne Riversides’ annual Cardboard Canoe Challenge. Yes, we said Cardboard Canoes!
We’ve set up an event on Facebook - visit it for more info and to spread the word.
Big Yellow Self Storage (who know a thing or two about cardboard boxes) are the main sponsors of the day – a huge thank you to Patrick and his team at the Fulham depot.
The Friends of Cremorne Cardboard Canoe Challenge will consist of up to fifteen teams of designers racing against the clock to build the most seaworthy (or Thamesworthy at least) kayak or canoe out of nothing but recycled cardboard and tape. Waitrose Kings Road, and El Pagliaccio Restaurant are also endorsing the day, and it looks set to be bigger better and wetter than ever, with more funds raised for the Friends of Cremorne who support the centre and it’s work with local young people.
Everyone is invited down for the event and the racers and spectators will be rewarded with a BBQ and some great prizes at the end of the day.