Cragmere Armada


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Kjarten Kraka
Date: July 2 , 2010 until July, 4 2010
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on July 2th 2010
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on July 4th 2010

Event site:
Camp Gilwell
5200 Comox logging road Courtenay, BC


Shire of Cragmere
July 2 – 4, AS XLV (2010 CE)
Camp Gilwell (Scouts of Canada)
5200 Comox Logging Rd., Courtenay, BC
Gate opens 4 p.m. Friday

Avast, me hearties! Down yer tankards and join us, for the
Armada is about
to set sail. Kiss yer lover and spouse farewell, both;
promise them booty if
ye must but be here July 2 – 4, with yer letter of marque or
no. Aye, there
will be hand-to-hand combat on land and a-sea (trans.: heavy
and rapier
fighting, likely boat, plank, and tavern battles: mutiny?
“Take on the
Capt.”? “salvage crew”?-), and archery. Vessels will be
challenged in looks
and in sailing (floating!) skills.

Arrrrgh! {cough, cough… ahem…} Please come join us!

Boat Contest and Boat

Rules for making the Boats:
Boats may be constructed out of any materials; remember, they
must float!
The boats do not need to be to scale, but should be 12″ to
18″ in length.
Boats must be of a period design. The race will be run in
heats; the winner
of each heat will advance to the finals. Boats are not to be
powered by any
means other than sail. Boat owners are responsible for the
retrieval and
removal of their own boat. The contest is open to all
Prizes will be awarded for:
– the best documentation
– the best-looking boat
– the overall winner of the race
WARNING – fast moving river: mind your children!!! Bring swim
clothes – or
not, as you choose – so you can launch your

To encourage Heraldic Display, we offer a
prize for the best effort! 
Your entry can be in any medium, and
must be made within the last year!

The Details
Site fees: $15.00 per adult; $5 ages 6-18; under 6 free.
Day fee: $8.00 per adult; $5 for 6 to adult.
Make cheques out to the “Shire of Cragmere”.

NOTE: there are
no stores within easy distance! Stock up in town!
Smoking is permitted by the pumphouse only.
Site opens at 4 p.m. on Friday, and closes at noon on
Fire restrictions are as indicated by the fire marshal.
Event Steward: Kjartan kráka (Jamie Prowse);



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