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The Kraken Cup Race
December 28, 2018 - January 8, 2019
Ocean adventure racing in dugout mango trees
Bollocks to boring modern yachts with their auto-pilots and comfy cabins. For a proper ocean adventure vessel you need to go back a few centuries. Take a dugout canoe made from a mango tree, add a bamboo mast, a sail and a couple of outriggers and you have the Ngalawa – the ultimate sailing machine. Line up against a fleet of like-minded souls and point it towards the Indian Ocean racecourse of spice islands, deserted beaches and sand banks off the coast of Tanzania.
28th December – Teams arrive at training base
29th – 31st December – Pre-race training
31st December – Party
1st January – Launch
8th January – Finish