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Boat Race Rules

The William Tilley Lodge of the RAOB

in partnership with Ocean Village

proudly present

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THE RAOB ANNUAL CHARITY CARDBOARD  BOAT RACE

SATURDAY 19th August 2023

Register Your
Boat NOW

Make a donation

As small or as large as you want

every little helps!

Many thanks to our generous sponsors

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RACE DAY ITINERARY

1000hrs - Boats assemble for judging

1145hrs - Boats head to main pontoon

1200 Junior Race

1230 Senior Race

1300 Gaming Company Challenge Race

1400 Prize Giving Ceremony

1430 Raffle Draw

The 'Bridge Bar & Grill Shield'

Best Boat Design

The 'JP Haulage Shield' Best Fancy-Dress - Juniors

GET INVOLVED!

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We invite entrants to build & enter their own craft, the wackier the better! A perfect opportunity to build team spirit, help local charities & have great fun into the bargain!

 

Why not enter your team, choose your theme, make your boat, as big or small as you like, press-gang some crew-mates & take to the water to help make this the biggest Boat Race ever!

 

We invite corporate teams, sports teams, families, associations & any other group of friends or workmates who are up for a bit of a laugh, but also have that competitive spark to register their boat HERE

SEE RACE DAY ITINERARY HERE

SENIORS RACE PRIZE CATEGORIES

JUNIORS RACE PRIZE CATEGORIES

The 'Monster Energy Shield' Adults Race Winners

The 'Ibex Shield'

Juniors Race Winners

The 'Brunos Shield'

Best Boat Design

Best  SCSI Shield

Best Fancy-Dress Seniors

SPECIAL RACE PRIZE CATEGORIES

Anglo Hispano Sheild

 Most Titanic Sinking  

The Buffalo Mystery Prize!

All will be revealed on Race Day

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Juniors Race Prize Sponsors

Many thanks to No2 Overseas (Gibraltar Squadron Air Training corps, who will be assisting with stewards again this year

Race category winners & other placings in adult sections will each receive Magnums/Bottles of Bubbly kindly donated by

 

 

 

 

Race Officials:

Bro. Darren Olivero

Bro. Andrew Ferrer

2023 Judges:

Her Worship the Mayor - Carmen Gomez

The Hon. Edwin Reyes MP

Miss Gibraltar Faith Torres

Mrs Gibraltar (held 28 July)

Neil Crawford - Fairhomes

Giovanca Afzan - Mrs Europe 2018

Master of Ceremonies

The inimitable Mr Frankie Hatton

The RAOB would like to thank the staff & management of Ocean Village for their time, commitment and generosity.

Having such a magnificent venue has allowed the Charity Cardboard Boat Race to grow year-on-year, until now it has become one of the most popular events on Gibraltar's social calendar. The Marina is the perfect home for the event and Ocean Village are the perfect Hosts.

The huge efforts, preparation and positive attitude of the management team should not be underestimated and we hope that this partnership will go from strength to strength in order to continue providing the community with a fun-packed, safe and wonderful day enjoyed by everyone!

Race organisers, Darren, Andrew

would like to give Special thanks to:

Darren Olivero - Pontoon Master & Judge

William Bowman - Ocean Village

Michelle Cureton - Ocean Village

Karl Bisset - Ocean Village

Nick Bell - Official Photographer

The Gibraltar Yacht Club - Life-jackets

HM Customs Marine Section - RHIB Rides

                This year's chosen charities

Check your PSA! If you are a male over 50 years old, you no longer need to make an appointment with your GP. Just send an email to prostate@gha.gi with your full name, date of birth, GHA number and contact telephone number. It is just a simple blood test which could save your life.

Tel: 58009161

Email: pcg@pcg.gi

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*All images are representative and do not depict the actual prize offered

Raffle prizes will be posted as they are received - keep this page updated for the full list!

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