Fast & Furious Boatbuilding Challenge

The ever-popular Fast & Furious Boatbuilding Challenge is back. Round up your team, start gathering supplies and head to the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre on June 18, 2017. Here are the details:

Who: Teams of 2 to 4 people
What: Build a boat from scratch in 4 hours, then race it off the waters of Kil-pah-las Beach in Cowichan Bay
When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre
Why: What better way to kick-off the summer. It’s fun, it’s crazy, and your family, friends and co-workers will remember ‘that boat you built’ for years to come.

Entry Fee: $50 plus a maximum of $100 in building materials
*The winning team receives 50% of all registration fees.


Non-powered hand tools ONLY
No pre-cut/ shaped panels, transoms, molds or bulkheads
No pre-assembly
Two team members must be onboard during the water race
The water race will have two parts: a rowing/ paddling leg followed by a sailing leg


Tentative schedule:

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Boat construction and decoration
2:30 pm Parade to Kil-pah-las Beach
3:00 pm Water Race Begins



Register your team today - click here!

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