According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the record for boats rafting together was set on August 14, 2010, when 1,651 boats rafted up at the 1st Annual Lake Cumberland Raft Up in Kentucky, USA!! (Although eligible boats included any motorized boat, aquabike/jetski, canoe/kayak and rigid inflatable boat tied together in a single, continuous structure. Nine marinas along the lake combined to register participants in the “raft-up” event, which saw boats tied together beginning at 10:00 and lasting until 18:00).
Our gathering will not be that challenging!!
It’s a proven fact that recreational boating goes a long ways toward improving your quality of life. The minute you start to move forward on a boat, you’ll notice how easy it is to leave your troubles behind. Rafting up with your family and friends is one of the most fun experiences you can have while boating. Recreational boating fun provides a constructive outlet for entertainment and we can’t stress the statistics enough – numerous studies have shown that a little bit of boating fun each day can go a long way towards reducing stress, so…..
TIME TO GET YOUR NAUTICAL ON!
The Recreational Boating Committee invite all members and their guests to join us for some fun on the water for the Recreational Boating Yacht and Powerboat Annual Summer Raft-Up + Picnic, Saturday 11 January 2019 so lock it in your diaries!
REGISTRATION for this event will open in December
Then on the day meet your Recreational Boating Club Captain 10:00hrs at the Ken King Centre. Details will be given as to the planned destination which is dependent on the wind direction on the day. The idea is to bring your picnic with a drink or two with a few friends + family… and the boys will organize a raft up….