District SPLOSH - Rafting Competition (Sep 2010)
Every two years, all the Scout Troops around Swanley gather at Leybourne Lakes for a raft racing competition. Did Crockenhill Scouts manage to keep the Trophy for a second year?
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A Leader demonstrates how to tie a square lashing.
A rum looking bunch of pirates.
A quick check that the rafts float and stay in one piece !
Getting ready to start the races.
A slow start, but I wouldn’t want to be in that canoe.
Around the first buoy.
Rounding the second buoy.
Approaching the finish...
A valiant effort, but no first place this year.
Everyone had such a great time, nobody wants to come out !