Subject: Boat Building “How To” Get Together May 30! Sign Up for The Regatta Today!!
Interested in building a cardboard boat but don’t know where to start? Don’t let that hold you back! After all, it’s really about the fun, but to help get you started, the Social Committee is hosting a Boat Building “How To” Get Together on Tuesday, May 30 at 6 pm in the Chester Room with knowledgeable builders there to help get you started and in the right direction. So, sign up today and bring your cocktail of choice and your great design ideas to the Chester Room and start building that boat! If you have already started building your boat feel free to bring it on down and continue building. The committee will provide popcorn and punch.
So far we have the following boats signed up:
G&T On The Rocks
The Wonder That Went Down Under II
For more information about the event itself and what you get if you sign up to build a boat see below.
The QL Cardboard Boat Regatta
Cardboard Boat Races
Food Trucks featuring
Blue Monkey Taco
Spanky’s Soul Food
and Tasty Toucan
FUN, FUN, FUN and more FUN for the whole community!
Do you have what it takes to hoist the victory paddle!?
Three years in the making – It’s the return of the Queen’s Landing Cardboard Boat Regatta!!!!
Whether you want to simply be a spectator enjoying the fun from the sidelines voting for your favorite entry and cheering them on or be part of a boat builder team in the thick of things and possibly the winners of trophies including the main trophy (to be engraved and proudly displayed at the clubhouse for all to see) there is something for everyone!
Boat Builders Needed – SIGN UP YOUR CREW BY May 23
Don’t worry if you’ve never built a boat or even seen a cardboard boat race as we have all the information you will need for you and your family to build a masterpiece. Registration is $30 per boat which includes a starter kit of building materials to include five 40″ x 48″ corrugated cardboard sheets and a roll of duct tape (enough material to build a 2 person boat); $10 food voucher; two event t-shirts (ability to purchase more if wanted); a team burgee (flag); and, the possibility of winning trophies and bragging rights. Attached to this email is all the information you will need to give you an understanding of what a cardboard boat regatta is and how to build a boat. And, of course, there is always youTube. This is a great activity and fun for all ages. If you would like to build a boat click Sign my Crew Up!!
May 23, 2023
Last day for boat’s to register. All boats must have submitted their final Name of Boat (or boat will be only known as the resident’s last name) and pay $30 registration fee.
June 3, 2023 – RACE DAY!
Boats must be brought to the Macum Creek kayak launch by 9:00 A.M. From 9:30 – 10:00 A.M. there will be a Boat Crew and Safety Boat Crew Orientation. All boat crews must come to the Boat Crew Orientation. During this time, we will collect team members’ signed waivers and give out t-shirts.
Each boat entry will receive a $10 food voucher for the Food Truck Smorgasbord. From 11:00 am through the race, guests will have the opportunity to eat a variety of foods from the best Food Trucks in our area, check out the boat displays in the wharf and “vote” for their favorite boat with dollars. This is a great opportunity for boat builders to solicit “votes” for the People’s Choice Award.
To see photos and the article in the newspaper of the 2020 Cardboard Boat Regatta, click here 2020 Cardboard Boat Regatta.
QLCOUO Social Committee