Boat Race Rules
The William Tilley Lodge of the RAOB
in partnership with Ocean Village
THE RAOB ANNUAL CHARITY CARDBOARD BOAT RACE
SATURDAY 19th August 2023
Make a donation
As small or as large as you want
every little helps!
Many thanks to our generous sponsors
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
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
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
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
Bro. Darren Olivero
Bro. Andrew Ferrer
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
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