Silly Boat Regatta Countdown

10,000 People! One Place! One Purpose!


Sunday July 17, 2016

Celebrating Silly Boat’s 32nd Anniversary this year, join Coast Capital Savings and the Nanaimo Child Development Centre down at Maffeo Sutton Park for a day filled with fun, laughter and silly antics!

What started out with 5 teams in 1984 has turned into a huge community event with nearly 50 teams and seeing 10,000 spectators & participants as they join together for a spectacular day full of teamwork, camaraderie and good sport all in support of a great cause – our children! The Centre provides over 1900 services to children and their families annually. With huge support from an amazing community - so many children benefit from this event!

Race day festivities include boat building, music, performers, and free family activities. Boat building begins at 8 AM with Races starting at 1 PM, the Children's Mini Regatta sponsored by Woodgrove Centre at 11 AM - check the 'Event' tab for the 'Event Schedule' for more detailed information.

Mark your calendars now as you'll want to be there to celebrate 32 years of Silly Boat history - all in support of the Nanaimo Child Development Centre.