Cardboard Boat Regatta Yorktown Virginia on August 12 2017 presented by Williamsburg Jaycees and benefiting One Child Center for Autism

Saturday August 26th 2017 @ 10am
309 Water Street, Yorktown, Virginia
Presented by the Williamsburg Jaycees

Join us for the MOST fun you can have in a cardboard box!


Two ways  you can participate:

Build a boat on your own time

  •  Recruit a group of your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, church family, class mates or gym mates to be in your Crew!
  •  Register your Crew.
  •  Check out the Rules & Tips and meet with your Crew during the summer to build a boat out of cardboard and other approved materials.
  •  Elect two Crew members to Boat Crew to race the boat (bracket style) on August 12th at our Regatta in Yorktown while your whole Crew cheers them on from the dry sand.
  •  Have an amazing time and maybe even win bragging rights and one of our Prizes, like People’s Choice, Titanic Award, Pirate Award or even First!
Don’t have time to build a boat?

  • Sign up for the “Build-a-Boat” race sponsored by Home Depot

  • This is the perfect choice for those that want to join in on the fun but don’t have the time to build a boat before hand. We will provide all the cardboard and duct tape needed and race everyone in a special “endurance” braket to see who can stay afloat the longest. All you need to bring is some basic tools (i.e. razor knife, scissors, etc.) and some helping hands.
  • Register your Crew.

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Proceeds to Benefit Local Non-Profit
One Child Center for Autism Williamsburg VA

This year’s race will benefit a local non-profit that is doing amazing work in our community, One Child Center for Autism.   One Child services children and families affected by autism and developmental differences.  We’ve even heard that a few One Child Social Skills groups are forming crews and will be racing too!  Be sure to cheer them on!



Cardboard Boat Regatta 2017 Sponsor Waterman's Museum Yorktown VA  Cardboard Boat Regatta 2017 Sponsor Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jason M Blanchard AAMS Williamsburg Virginia 

Bay Disposal

J&J Financial Management

J&R Towing

John Reece Contracting

Middle Peninsula Insurance

Sign up to be a Cardboard Boat Regatta Sponsor!


Hurry! This race is limited to 50 boats/crews!

$30 registration fee until July 31st
$60 registration fee until August 10th

  • Register your Crew for the Cardboard Boat Regatta on August 12 2017

- A Crew is 2 or more members.
- Crew members can be 5 years old and up.
- If a Crew member under the age of 10 is selected to Boat Crew, the other Boat Crew member must be 18 years of age or older.

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